Home under siege’

More than a dozen stu­dents in an advanced writing service-​​learning course have each curated two exhibits for the Our Marathon dig­ital archive, a web-​​based, crowd-​​sourced col­lec­tion of pic­tures, videos, and oral his­to­ries in memory of the vic­tims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

The power of service-​​learning

Rep­re­sen­ta­tives from 25 service-​​learning courses gath­ered at the second annual Service-​​Learning EXPO to show­case what they have learned through semester-​​long part­ner­ships with campus and com­mu­nity organizations.

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.

Word power

First-​​year stu­dents in a service-​​learning-​​based public-​​speaking course are changing the world—and boosting their self-confidence—one word at a time.

A ‘Promise’ fulfilled

The Mass­a­chu­setts Promise Fel­low­ship, a non­profit Ameri­Corps orga­ni­za­tion housed within Northeastern’s Center for Com­mu­nity Ser­vice, gives par­tic­i­pants free access to higher education.

New cooks in the kitchen

A recent North­eastern grad­uate is con­tin­uing her service-​​learning expe­ri­ence by helping a local high-​​school stu­dent run cooking classes for her peers.