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.
Last week more than 40 freshman-year and transfer students volunteered in their new community through the Center of Community Service’s nuSERVES program.
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.
Northeastern students coach and mentor dozens of budding ballplayers in the program, which serves boys and girls ages 9 to 12.
Hundreds of students participate in Northeastern’s chapter of Circle K International, a collegiate organization that promotes service and leadership.
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.
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.
More than 500 students translated their classroom knowledge into accessible community programming through service-learning courses.
Students and organizations across the university community are rallying to collect donations of clothing and money for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
More than 400 Northeastern students volunteered at 27 different sites across Boston on Saturday for the annual event.
Alexander Levering Kern, the executive director of Northeastern’s new Center for Spirituality, Dialogue and Culture, says students need basic understanding of religion and culture to tackle societal challenges.