The Importance of the Hyphen

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... Continue Reading →

7 Service-Learning Secrets

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... Continue Reading →

Service-Learning at St. Stephen’s Youth Programs

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... Continue Reading →

Emily Breen Reflecting from the Street Team

By Emily Breen When I started attending admitted students days at various colleges, I tried to keep an open mind. However, I knew that Northeastern was my top choice. Surprisingly, one of the driving decisions for me to attend Northeastern was not its fantastic location in Boston or the co-op program. While of course I join... Continue Reading →

A Year of Firsts

By Ben Sanders As a freshman, I really went head first into Service-Learning not knowing much about the program in general. The whole process kicked off in my First-Year Writing course where I established a strong connection with the intention behind service-learning, and then next thing I knew, I was joining the Street Team! So... Continue Reading →

Six Semesters of Service-Learning with Professor Bret Keeling

By Megan Fowler Street Team member Megan Fowler sat down with First-Year Writing faculty members Bret Keeling and Chris Featherman to talk about how Service-Learning is integrated into two different sections of the same course. Professor Keeling's students are partnered with seven community-based organizations (826 Boston, X-Cel, BalletRox, Boston Scholar Athletes, Let's Get Ready, the Hurley School, and EMK), while... Continue Reading →

A Reflection on the Street Team

By Suzie Kim If there’s one characteristic Northeastern University students share, it’s that we are very busy people. Very busy. Being involved in at least two student organizations outside of classes, plus part-time jobs/work-study jobs seems to be an underlying standard for us Huskies. Service-Learning has always been an integral part of my experience here... Continue Reading →

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