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While studying at Northeastern, Christie Civetta, SSH’15, has worked throughout the world to tackle the prevention of suicide and drug abuse. She’ll share her journey with her fellow graduates on May 8 when she delivers her Commencement address…
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Published On: April 17, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,
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Northeastern, MLB partner on domestic violence education program

March 31, 2015 by Jason Kornwitz North­eastern University’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society is working with Major League Base­ball to strike out domestic vio­lence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Over the past five weeks, center staff and con­sul­tants have been vis­iting the Spring Training facil­i­ties of all 30MLB teams and admin­is­tering the new,…
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Published On: March 31, 2015 |
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Harold D. Hodgkinson Achievement Award

 Christie Civetta (Human Services 2015) has been selected as one of  three recipients of the 2015 Harold D. Hodgkinson Achievement  Award. The Harold D. Hodgkinson Achievement Award is based  primarily on distinguished scholastic achievement with due  consideration of character, personality, qualities of leadership,  cooperative work experience and service in voluntary organizations  and activities. The Hodgkinson Award…
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Published On: March 18, 2015 |
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Campus forum analyzes Paris attacks

Five North­eastern Uni­ver­sity fac­ulty mem­bers came together last month to examine January’s attacks in Paris and dis­cuss dif­ferent ways the tragic events fit into the larger con­text of con­flicts, ter­rorism, free speech, and inequality…
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Published On: March 16, 2015 |
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Why they loved their global co-ops

Gemma Bon­figlioli, SSH’17, a third-​​year inter­na­tional affairs and human ser­vices major, devel­oped her first co-​​op at Vision of Hope, a non­profit in Zambia founded in 2009 to address HIV/​AIDS pre­ven­tion, per­sonal hygiene, and repro­duc­tive health with young girls in crisis in that country…
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Student groups hope to redefine sexual assault

Amid a developing dialogue about sexual assault and a Title IX case filed against the university, Northeastern students have begun pushing the administration to redefine sexual assault in the Code of Student Conduct (CSC).Advocates for the change are hoping the university will provide more educational and supportive services for students while also creating clear guidelines…
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Published On: February 26, 2015 |
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Northeastern recognized by Carnegie Foundation for community engagement

Northeastern University has recently been recognized as one of 361 institutions for community engagement by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The recognition is centered around community and global involvement, including both institutional relations with surrounding areas and community service. “The importance of this elective classification is borne out by the response of…
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Students shovel Boston neighborhoods

Donning bulky snow pants and wielding shovels, Northeastern students have taken on the task of clearing streets and sidewalks in a new community service outreach program called #NUShovelsBoston. Becca Berkey, associate director and service learning coordinator for the Center of Community Service (CSC), said that the project is a collaborative effort of the City &…
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Faculty Member, Julie Miller, Publishes Article on Critical Service Learning

Faculty member, Julie Miller, has recently published an article on critical service learning. Click here to read the full article.

Published On: February 24, 2015 |
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NS4G Gains Funding for Work with Policy & Advocacy

Northeastern Students4Giving (NS4G) is awarding a grant of $10,000 to a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in Boston specifically working in the policy and advocacy arena to support the needs and interests of groups whose voice is not always heard in society. The NS4G Grant Application components must be completed by March 11, 2015, and the awards will…
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