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CSSH Endnotes: May 2016

Excerpts from the CSSH website full article found here. Two current CSSH students and one recent alumna have earned Fulbright scholarships. Esther Laaninen, human services and international affairs combined major, was awarded the 2016 Fulbright Scholarship to be an English Teaching Assistant in Colombia. Esther participated in an intensive academic program paired with a substantial service-learning…
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Published On: May 4, 2016 | Tags: ,,,,,
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Northeastern Community 2017 Inauguration Events

Join others from the Northeastern community to view and discuss Presidential Inauguration Events! Reflections on the Women’s March on Washington, DC and Boston Women’s March for America Monday, January 23, 2017 310 Renaissance Park 3 p.m.- Panelist comments Provided by CSSH Faculty, including or very own Lori Gardinier and Audience Discussion Presented by Department of…
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Published On: January 23, 2017 | Tags: ,,
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NU Hosting Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones January 26, 2017

Northeastern will be hosting investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones next Thursday, January 26th at 6 PM. She is nationally recognized for both her reporting on racial injustice in the United States and her work to build more diversity in newsrooms. Sign up now, and find free tickets on mytickets.northeastern.edu      

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Empowerment Begins with One Child

In August 2013, Butler went on Human Services’ Dialogue of Civilizations in Zambia and was inspired by the Dialogue as well as her numerous international fieldwork to ultimately start her own international NGO. ..
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Published On: January 19, 2017 | Tags: ,,,
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Human Services Student Claire Mancuso’s Photo in the CSSH Global Photography Contest 2016

Human Services student, Claire Mancuso, received an Honorable Mention in the 4th Annual Global Photo Contest for her photograph…
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Published On: January 6, 2017 |
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Student Community Service Grants Now Available!

The purpose of the grants is to support new or ongoing efforts for Northeastern students to work collaboratively with the neighborhoods surrounding Northeastern to create positive, lasting change…
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Published On: December 15, 2016 | Tags: ,,,,,,
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Students share the impact of their service-​​learning experiences

December 13, 2016 by Greg St. Martin  Varsha Ramsumair, SSH’20, took a service-learning course called “Human Services Professions” this semester through which she in the classroom focused on analyzing and defining social change and in the community mentored young girls. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University Varsha Ram­sumair said she teared up during her final visit…
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Published On: December 13, 2016 | Tags: ,,,
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“The Land” sparks fascinating conversation on play

Panelists (from left to right) Anna Housley Juster Ph.D, Child Development & Play Consultant, Wheelock College; Erin Davis, filmmaker; Peter Gray Ph.D, Research Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Boston College and author of Free to Learn; Marisa Luse, Campus Engagement Coordinator and Special Assistant to the Director of Neighborhood Partnerships and Programs, Northeastern University

After the documentary, four panelists (Anna Housley Juster Ph.D, Child Development & Play Consultant, Wheelock College; Erin Davis, filmmaker; Peter Gray Ph.D, Research Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Boston College and author of Free to Learn; Marisa Luse, Campus Engagement Coordinator and Special Assistant to the Director of Neighborhood Partnerships and Programs, Northeastern University) provided commentary through thought the sharing of thought provoking ideas, opinions, and research, all moderated by Emily Mann. ..
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Published On: November 23, 2016 | Tags: ,,,
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Woof Magazine Publishes Behind the SMILE

Woof Magazine features student Laney Chase in its article Behind the SMILE (Suicide and Mental Illness Education), written by student Maya Bur. The article explores the rise in suicide rates on college campuses, and how universities can combat the epidemic.  https://issuu.com/woof-mag/docs/woof_issue17  

Published On: November 10, 2016 |
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Nominations due 12/9 for 2016-2017 Course-Community Collaboration Award

The Course-Community Collaboration Award celebrates excellence within the Service-Learning Program at Northeastern University…
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Published On: October 31, 2016 | Tags: ,,,,,
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Hiring S-L Teaching Assistants and Street Team Members for Spring 2017!

Applications are due Wednesday, November 9th. Undergraduate and graduate students welcome…
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