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.

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.

Service in the city

Last week more than 40 freshman-​​year and transfer stu­dents vol­un­teered in their new com­mu­nity through the Center of Com­mu­nity Service’s nuSERVES program.

Big Brother honored for service

Having a child­hood mentor through the Big Brothers Big Sis­ters of Mass­a­chu­setts Bay pro­gram changed Zolan Kanno-​​Youngs’ life. Now a North­eastern stu­dent, Kanno-​​Youngs has been hon­ored for being a mentor him­self in the program.

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.

MLK holiday ‘a day on, not a day off’

Northeastern’s Center for Com­mu­nity Ser­vice will host its annual King Day of Ser­vice and Lead­er­ship on Monday, drawing North­eastern stu­dents and com­mu­nity mem­bers together for a series of vol­un­teer oppor­tu­ni­ties and group workshops.