By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Northeastern University is well known for encouraging students to gain learning experiences abroad, and Service-Learning plays an important role in this opportunity. Read on to learn from some of the faculty members and past and present Service-Learning Student Leaders in our network about their own experiences participating in … More Travel the World with Service-Learning: Ecuador
Northeastern University’s Community Engagement Awards celebrate partnerships involving students, neighborhood organizations and/or residents, faculty, administrators, and staff from the campus and community that are committed to creating reciprocal partnerships that are mutually respectful, socially and ethically responsive, strategic, and purposeful. Congratulations to the Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar service-learning course partnership for winning one of six … More Congratulations to the Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar Service-Learning Course Partnership!
Role within service-learning: I worked with Professor Hayward at TOPS soccer, which is a soccer camp for children primarily with autism spectrum disorders. Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Service-Learning found me through my physical therapy curriculum. What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? It creates a desire for service work … More #CapturingCommunity Jordan Metcalf
In an interview with Dr. Ann Golub-Victor, we learn more about the role of service-learning in her course, Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar, the intersection of public health and medical care, the importance of strong interpersonal skills between patients and providers, and the benefits of thoughtful reflection. By Iris Zeng Tell me about your course … More Addressing the Needs of the Community through the Lens of Future Healthcare Providers
By Brooke Schober A trip that began as a hope became a reality over spring break 2016. I met with my group of students weekly as they developed presentations, did research, and worked on projects with Enabling Engineering, another Service-Learning student group. We asked questions about what it would be like, and went in with … More S-LTA Brooke Schober Reflects on taking Service-Learning to Ecuador
By Ashlee Folkes Service-Learning is a great opportunity to take learning beyond the classroom. I took a Service-Learning class my freshman year and it is still one of my favorite classes thus far. Therefore, I am excited to be able to take part in another Service-Learning class. Service-Learning is a chance to see real life … More Service-Learning in Physical Therapy