Community Events: May/June 2020

Looking for something to do in May/June? Check out these interesting virtual events you can safely attend! The 2020 BARI Conference, Reimagined What? The Boston Area Research Initiative is hosting their Spring Conference 2020 online, with one panel every Friday throughout the summer. This conference focuses on exploring how data and technology can be used... Continue Reading →

Social Distancing in the S-L Space

By S-L Street Team Member Mollie McEvoy In this time of extreme uncertainty and stress, the S-L team has faced unprecedented challenges in working alongside the Boston community. A handful of service-learning classes were able to continue their work through group projects or independent learning. Some classes even tested out ways to continue virtually connecting... Continue Reading →

Community Events: April 2020

Looking for something to do in April? Check out these awesome events in the neighborhood and beyond! Neighboring Communities Outdoor Spaces What? Looking to get some fresh air and enjoy the outdoors in the midst of all the social distancing? The four communities surrounding our campus each have lovely outdoor spaces to utilize. Remember to... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: James Ayton

By S-L Street Team Member Salil Khanna Name: James Ayton Role in Service-Learning: Service-Learning TA College: College of Engineering Major/Program of Study & Minor: Mechanical Engineering How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? The community engagement that I perform is through the university, with it largely being centered on service-learning. For example, last semester I... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Kelly Chan

By S-L Street Team Member Salil Khanna Name: Kelly Chan Role in Service-Learning: Service-Learning Student College: College of Arts, Media, and Design Major/Program of Study & Minor: Journalism major and Photojournalism minor What Class are you a Service-Learning Student for:  Advanced Chinese 1 How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? Service-Learning has taught me to... Continue Reading →

Being an S-LTA outside of your major!

By S-L Street Team Member Mollie McEvoy When first learning about the service-learning program on campus, I mistakenly believed that my major, Human Services, was the only one to include service-learning in their curriculum. I have since found this to be a very common mistake for S-L newbies! S-L courses spread across a multitude of... Continue Reading →

Returning to S-L

By S-L Street Team Member Mollie McEvoy When considering the Service-Learning program on campus, many students might not immediately spot the deep-rooted community that has been interwoven between a multitude of disciplines across campus. This lesser known aspect of S-L has been a huge incentive for students to return time and time again to the... Continue Reading →

Community Events: March 2020

Looking for something to do in March? Check out these awesome events in the neighborhood! Jazz Scene In Boston: Telling The Local Story What? Did you know Boston is a big home for jazz music? This event will teach you all about Boston’s role in the history of jazz and how jazz continues to have... Continue Reading →

Community Events: February 2020

Looking for something to do in February? Check out these awesome events in the neighborhood! Fiestas de la Calle en Boston What? An afternoon full of Puerto Rican food, drinks, art and music with part of the funds supporting earthquake relief efforts on the island. Puerto Rico's largest and most concurred festival, the Fiestas de... Continue Reading →

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