We spoke with three students who are participating in Alternative Spring Break this week, working at an animal sanctuary in Utah, an organic farm in Puerto Rico, and for a nutrition services program in Georgia. In one-on-one interviews, they shared their experiences and why they are so passionate about volunteerism.
More than 180 students will be participating in the Center of Community Service’s Alternative Spring Break program this week. One group of young humanitarians will be volunteering with a Texas-based nonprofit that was founded by labor rights activist César Chávez to help families fight deportations and effect positive social change in their community.
An interdisciplinary group of Northeastern students and faculty have combined their knowledge of engineering and physical therapy to design, develop, and then deliver two low-cost communication devices to disabled kids living at a pair of orphanages in Ecuador.
Members of the Northeastern community will spend this week volunteering at 17 locations across the Americas for Alternative Spring Break, including Selma, Alabama, on the 50th anniversary of the historic voting rights march.
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.
The Empower campaign, Alternative Spring Break, faculty research, and more reasons why students “heart” co-op were among our selections for tweets from and about the Northeastern community this week. Building sustainable […]
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.
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.
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.
Through one of Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break programs, 11 students ventured into the Florida Everglades to clean up trash and remove invasive species from the environment.
During Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break next week, 180 students, faculty, and staff will work on more than a dozen immersive service projects worldwide, ranging from protecting natural resources in the Everglades to tutoring orphaned children in the Dominican Republic.
Students spend 10 days over spring break bringing some light to poverty-stricken communities