Alternative Spring Break at Northeastern

Through Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break program, student volunteers make an enormous impact through service projects in various countries. These programs also provide enriching experiences that build leadership skills, involve research and cultural learning, opportunities to apply these experiences in the classroom and on co-op. In 2014, 186 members of Husky Nation will be volunteering in 15 different communities across five countries.

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Students trade studying for service

Eleven stu­dents spent spring break vol­un­teering at the Peace­able Kingdom Retreat for Chil­dren, a Texas-​​based orga­ni­za­tion that pro­vides fun day camp expe­ri­ences for kids with spe­cial needs.

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Infographic: Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break

More than 180 stu­dent, fac­ulty, and staff vol­un­teers are doing com­mu­nity ser­vice projects across the U.S. and in four other coun­tries this week for Alter­na­tive Spring Break. Check out this info­graphic for a closer look at their impact.

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On Spring Break, students spring into action

This week, 186 mem­bers of the North­eastern com­mu­nity will par­tic­i­pate in ser­vice projects in 15 com­mu­ni­ties across the U.S. and four other coun­tries for Alter­na­tive Spring Break—a week­long immer­sive living and vol­un­teering experience.

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3Qs: Service opens pathway to leadership

For stu­dents like Hannah Kil­foye, SSH’15, com­mu­nity ser­vice on holds the key to becoming a stu­dent leader. This week, she is a team leader on Northeastern’s Alter­na­tive Spring Break pro­gram in the Dominican Republic with Outreach360.

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