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: James Ayton
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 Being an S-LTA outside of your major!
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 Returning to S-L
Service in Bloom: Connecting S-L & Alternative Spring Break
Written by S-L Street Team Member Shiko Githere I had the pleasure of checking back in with Elizabeth Pier again after her Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trip to Saguaro National Park in Tucson, Arizona. Elizabeth is a second-year Behavioral Neuroscience major, Service-Learning Teaching Assistant (S-LTA), and first-time ASB Trip Leader. If you missed part one… Continue reading Service in Bloom: Connecting S-L & Alternative Spring Break
#CapturingCommunity: Lauren Silva
Video Interview by S-L Street Team Member Joy Tang https://youtu.be/G5r941blqrU Learn more about Service-Learning Street Team member Lauren Silva in this video installment of our #CapturingCommunity series! Excerpt by S-L Street Team Member Arunkumar Prabhakaran Lauren was first introduced to Service-Learning during her time in the N.U.in program in Greece during Fall 2016. When she… Continue reading #CapturingCommunity: Lauren Silva
More Than Just a Co-op
By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Our Service-Learning Team Managers go above and beyond in their roles within the program, and many have brought their passions for leadership and social justice beyond the Northeastern realm and into their co-op experiences. Read on to learn more about the professional experiences of Tyler Nicholson, Chelsea Lauder, and… Continue reading More Than Just a Co-op
S-Love Your Roommates!
By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Did you know that there are five pairs of roommates within the Service-Learning Student Leader Program this spring and summer? While some of these pairings were coincidental, others have known each other for years, and several even met through their positions at Service-Learning! Read on to learn more about… Continue reading S-Love Your Roommates!
Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Course-Community Collaboration Award Winners!
By Program Assistant & Co-op Amanda Tompkins and Program Assistant Asta MacKie Each year, the Service-Learning Program asks our community to nominate any student, faculty member, community partner, or Service-Learning Student Leader who goes above and beyond in their role within Service-Learning. This year, we received a record number of nominations, and were so pleased… Continue reading Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Course-Community Collaboration Award Winners!
#CapturingCommunity Katy Davis
Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Teaching Assistant What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service-Learning should be incorporated into every course, in every school, period. Can you tell I have strong opinions about this? In a nutshell, I believe it is crucial for students to step outside the confines of a classroom… Continue reading #CapturingCommunity Katy Davis
How I joined the S-L Family
Written by Service-Learning Teaching Assistant Linda Yan I like doing community service and enjoy being in the classroom. From volunteering as a museum guide, a mentor of a 7-year-old girl, to working as a Spanish instructor in my spare time, I have enjoyed the pure happiness of helping people and seeing them gain knowledge. For… Continue reading How I joined the S-L Family