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.

Tweets of the Week: March 3–6

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 … read more »

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.

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.

Spring break, with a humanitarian twist

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.