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DOC Zambia in a Snapshot

Some snapshots of our service-learning students and our community partners in Zambia, where the Driving Social Change Dialogue just completed their summer semester abroad!

Published On: August 1, 2017 |
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How to develop a successful Dialogue of Civilizations program

Earlier this month, News @ Northeastern featured Dr. Lori Gardinier, Director and Teaching Professor within the Human Services Program, in an article detailing the process of developing a successful Dialogue of Civilizations Program. Jason Kornwitz, News @ NU contributor, writes: It’s not uncommon for Lori Gardinier to spend more than a year preparing to lead a month…
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Published On: July 26, 2017 |
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Capturing Community Katy Davis

Posted on July 5, 2017 by nuslearning Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Teaching Assistant  What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning?  Service-Learning should be incorporated into every course, in every school, period. Can you tell I have strong opinions about this? In a nutshell, I believe it is crucial for students to step outside the confines of a…
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Published On: July 21, 2017 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,,,
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Students See Food Justice in Action at The Food Project!

Becca Berkey’s Food Justice and Community Development class is in full swing!  Last week, students took a class trip to work with  The Food Project  in Roxbury, MA to see food justice in action. I think cabbage is just exceptionally beautiful – a shot (one of many on this splendid day) from my Food Justice and…
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Published On: June 16, 2017 | Tags: ,,,,,,
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Congratulations to the 2017 Huntington 100 Inductees!

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life, the Huntington 100 honors outstanding students for achievements which are commensurate with the university’s mission, ideals, values, and Academic Plan. These students represent what Northeastern is today – a selective institution with rigorous academic programs and a sharp focus on the global experience.   This year, three Human…
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Published On: June 6, 2017 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,,
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Service-Learning Course Spotlight: Human Services Professions

Let us take a break and hear what students in the Human Services Professions class think of the 3-month Service-Learning experience they are about to have/having…
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Published On: May 19, 2017 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,,
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Suzie Kim Reflects on the Value of Mentors

I’ve grown so much under their patient guidance personally and professionally, and my idea of what a mentor is has also grown. ..
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Published On: May 15, 2017 | Tags: ,,,,,
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What Keeps Us Up at Night?

The What Keeps Us Up at Night? event was a space to support free-form connections between all stakeholders of Service-Learning to explore what keeps each of us up at night…
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Emily Breen Highlights the Role of Reflection in Service Learning Classes

My Jumpstart team does “pluses and deltas” after each of our lessons, reflecting on what went well and what we could do better. I think this process is vital to make service-learning effective from all sides…
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Emily Breen Shares 7 Tips for Successful Service Learning

Whatever the case may be, service-learning is one of Northeastern’s best assets and it is truly an invaluable experience. ..
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