Service-Learning Course Spotlight: Human Services Professions

By Haomu Chen, Street Team Member  It doesn’t matter if you have just finished celebrating the greatest comeback in the history of all sports, or you have just got through another draining day in the office of your first co-op, or you are about to go into another 100-page-long journey of reading or writing. Let us … More Service-Learning Course Spotlight: Human Services Professions

Service-Learning at Northeastern: Not Just an Undergraduate Experience

By Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op Henry Finnegan With 50 classes this fall, Service-Learning (S-L) at Northeastern experienced it’s biggest semester yet. S-L courses were offered in every college, ranging from 2 Dimensional Fundamentals in Surface and Drawing to Cornerstones of Engineering, and expanded beyond undergraduate opportunities. Six graduate S-L courses took place this fall, also … More Service-Learning at Northeastern: Not Just an Undergraduate Experience

First-Year Writing: Science, Technology, & Human Values

By Ruthanne Bandy & Suzie Kim For Dr. Sarah Finn, incorporating service-learning into one of her courses has been a goal for many years. Finn has a doctorate in Composition and Rhetoric Studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where she completed her dissertation research on student activism and writing. Finn examined how student … More First-Year Writing: Science, Technology, & Human Values

Wednesday Nights with Service-Learning Student Leaders

Service-Learning Teaching Assistants, Team Managers, and Street Team Members gain professional development in workshops at weekly meetings. By Lisa Randall “What’s good in life?” At the start of each large group Service-Learning student leader meeting, Assistant Director of Service-Learning at Northeastern Lisa Roe begins by posing this question to the group. Street Team members, Service-Learning … More Wednesday Nights with Service-Learning Student Leaders

A Look at Three New Honors Service-Learning Courses

By Kris Fernandez, Lisa Randall, Shelby Sih, and Savannah Stewart The Northeastern University Honors Program and Service-Learning at Northeastern built upon their unique partnership this semester with the addition of three new courses. Northeastern Students and Boston-Area Youth See Theatre with an Enlightened Eye For a group of 15 Honors students, the art of theatre … More A Look at Three New Honors Service-Learning Courses

Enhancing Honors with Service-Learning

By Lisa Randall and Noa Golan   The Honors Program at Northeastern University, according to their website, connects its students “to an active community of thinkers committed to making a difference.” That community, in addition to including a highly talented and motivated group of students, faculty, peer mentors, and staff, also includes the communities surrounding … More Enhancing Honors with Service-Learning

Northeastern Hosts Conference on Revolutionary Scholarship on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

  By Lisa Randall From Monday November 16th to Wednesday November 18th  2015, leaders in service-learning and community engagement from around the world congregated at the Boston Marriott Copley Place for the 2015 International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) conference. Northeastern University, in collaboration with Massachusetts Campus Compact, served as the … More Northeastern Hosts Conference on Revolutionary Scholarship on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

New partner spotlight: Daily Table

Since opening in June, Daily Table has welcomed volunteers from a variety of places and programs. As of this Fall, that includes Service-Learning at Northeastern. By Lisa Randall The recipe for Daily Table is simple: combine donations of fresh, delicious food with dedicated volunteers, to serve up affordable groceries and meals to a neighborhood where healthy food … More New partner spotlight: Daily Table

Introducing the Service-Learning Street Team!

By Lisa Randall Third year math major Jordan Perras loved the Human Services professions service-learning class she took last fall, knew she wanted to stay involved with the program, but wasn’t sure what sort of time commitment she could make. “I’m involved in a bunch of organizations around campus, so my schedule is always changing,” … More Introducing the Service-Learning Street Team!

Meet David Draper

Being the newest staff member to join Service-Learning at Northeastern, it only made sense for David to take on the most recent addition to the program: the Street Team. By Lisa Randall David joins the team as a graduate student in the College Student Development & Counseling Master’s program and will complete his second-year practicum requirement during … More Meet David Draper