The Importance of Undergraduate Service

As so often happens with service, I came into this experience expecting to help an organization better their service, and instead the service ended up bettering me. By Kaela Chevalier This fall I had the opportunity to participate in my first service-learning project at Northeastern. As a graduate student, I am taking an elective course... Continue Reading →

Learning Skills through Service

By Xin Sheena Zhou   The organization I chose is Vibrant Boston. Vibrant Boston (VB) is a community-based non-profit organization; they offer many programs in art, education, sports and wellness that influence youth to become well-rounded, educated, and productive citizens by exposing them to positive after-school activities. Their mission is to engage the youth and their... Continue Reading →

Working with Vibrant Boston

I am fortunate that my group was assigned Vibrant Boston because not only do we have a lot to offer them, but also they have a lot to offer us. By Alexina Prather   For the Strategic Communications for Non Profit Organizations course, I am currently partnered with Vibrant Boston as a service-learning organization. Vibrant... Continue Reading →

Service-Learning and the Real World

By Claire Bergsten I am currently working with Hostelling International, an organization that runs hostels worldwide and has one in downtown Boston by the Theatre District. By the end of the semester, my service-learning group and I will have designed a strategic communications plan as our project. We are focusing on increasing attendance at their... Continue Reading →

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