Varsha Ramsumair said she teared up during her final visit with the Boston elementary school students she’d been mentoring this semester through a service-learning course called “Human Services Professions.” Ramsumair was one of more than 200 students who presented at the Fall 2016 Service-Learning Expo last week.
The university was recently designated a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U for its innovative and meaningful contributions to social change in the global community, becoming part of a consortium of select higher education institutions worldwide.
U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III and President Aoun highlighted the impact of public service and service-learning on Monday at a conference hosted by Northeastern.
The university has been selected to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
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.
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.
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.
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.
More than 500 students translated their classroom knowledge into accessible community programming through service-learning courses.
The Massachusetts Promise Fellowship, a nonprofit AmeriCorps organization housed within Northeastern’s Center for Community Service, gives participants free access to higher education.
A recent Northeastern graduate is continuing her service-learning experience by helping a local high-school student run cooking classes for her peers.