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 Service-Learning … More Travel the World with Service-Learning: Greece
By Bree Hussong, Spring 2017 Street Team Member With less than one month left, it is important that we dedicate time to take a step back and remember just why Service-Learning is so great and why we love what we do as students and Street Team members. Getting to Know Your Community Whether you’re new … More Reasons We Love Service-Learning!
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
By Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op Henry Finnegan This semester was an absolute blast, and we are so thankful for everyone who contributed to make it a success. In order to show our appreciation to our amazing community partners, the Service-Learning Street Team compiled a playlist of songs that community partners said reflected their experience … More Community Partner Appreciation Playlist!
Travel through the decades in our Service-Learning time machine to meet all of our 46 student leaders this semester that represent Service-Learning Team Managers, Teaching Assistants, and Street Team members. Click on the image below and enjoy!
By Lily Tiarks As many of you are first-year students, this may be your first experience commuting somewhere other than school. Or maybe not. But either way, commuting can be one of the more challenging elements of volunteering. I bet we’ve all been there—you know that you should be on your way to volunteering, and … More Tips for Students with the Commuting Blues
By Iris Zeng Be excited about everything There will be times when a student doesn’t want to participate in an activity. Whether they’re refusing to read a book or pushing their carrots to the side, it can be difficult to persuade them to join the rest of the group or try a few pieces of … More Tips for Working with Young Children (Pre-K – 2nd Grade)
By Megan Fowler I don’t know about you but I’ve never really paid much attention to hyphens; they come off as pretty small and insignificant, not to mention that English grammar and punctuation was never my favorite topic. My respect for and acknowledgement of the hyphen didn’t start until I served as a Service-Learning Teaching … More The Importance of the Hyphen
By Emily Breen You may enroll in a service-learning class for various reasons – whether you’re major requires it, you need it to graduate, or your professor just happens to be passionate about service. Whatever the case may be, service-learning is one of Northeastern’s best assets and it is truly an invaluable experience. Here are seven … More 7 Service-Learning Secrets
By Iris Zeng During the spring 2016 semester, St. Stephen’s Youth Programs (SSYP) partnered with two Service-Learning at Northeastern courses: Community Learning and Child Intervention and Treatment. The organization provides young people from areas of Boston’s most disadvantaged communities with year-round, after school academic enrichment. The organization serves 850 young people in grades K—12+ and includes programming … More Service-Learning at St. Stephen’s Youth Programs