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Student groups hope to redefine sexual assault

Amid a developing dialogue about sexual assault and a Title IX case filed against the university, Northeastern students have begun pushing the administration to redefine sexual assault in the Code of Student Conduct (CSC).Advocates for the change are hoping the university will provide more educational and supportive services for students while also creating clear guidelines…
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Published On: February 26, 2015 |
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Northeastern recognized by Carnegie Foundation for community engagement

Northeastern University has recently been recognized as one of 361 institutions for community engagement by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The recognition is centered around community and global involvement, including both institutional relations with surrounding areas and community service. “The importance of this elective classification is borne out by the response of…
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Students shovel Boston neighborhoods

Donning bulky snow pants and wielding shovels, Northeastern students have taken on the task of clearing streets and sidewalks in a new community service outreach program called #NUShovelsBoston. Becca Berkey, associate director and service learning coordinator for the Center of Community Service (CSC), said that the project is a collaborative effort of the City &…
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Faculty Member, Julie Miller, Publishes Article on Critical Service Learning

Faculty member, Julie Miller, has recently published an article on critical service learning. Click here to read the full article.

Published On: February 24, 2015 |
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NS4G Gains Funding for Work with Policy & Advocacy

Northeastern Students4Giving (NS4G) is awarding a grant of $10,000 to a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in Boston specifically working in the policy and advocacy arena to support the needs and interests of groups whose voice is not always heard in society. The NS4G Grant Application components must be completed by March 11, 2015, and the awards will…
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IARSLCE Comes to Boston

Northeastern University is proud to be the host institution for the 2015 IARSLCE (International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement) annual conference. The Request for Proposals were released on February 20, 2015.​ To learn more, click here!  

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Fashion in Action

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by Danya Altman On Thursday, February 12th in the Curry Ballroom, service came to life. After two months of collecting clothing for domestic violence and rape crisis centers around Boston, a fashion show to celebrate the work we did as a community took place. Fashion in Action not only showcased some of the clothing that…
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Published On: February 17, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,,,,
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Notice of Funds Available!

Are you a part of a student organization that engages in community service? Are you actively partnering with a local non-profit organization? If you answered YES to either of those questions, then you may be eligible for the Student Community Service Grant! The Center of Community Service offers grants of up to $1,000 for projects…
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Published On: February 12, 2015 |
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Students to Help Shovel Out Neighbors

by Greg St. Martin North­eastern is orga­nizing an effort for stu­dents to help shovel out neigh­bors sur­rounding campus fol­lowing record snow­fall that has blasted the Boston area in recent weeks. The snow-​​removal effort will include shov­eling out hydrants, side­walks, and sig­nage, and will focus on the Gains­bor­ough Street, St. Stephens Street, and West­land Avenue areas. Shovels will…
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Meet The Grand Slam Baseball Huskies!

Meet The Grand Slam Baseball Huskies!

I may be traveling alone, but I never feel lonely. In Delhi, that was all thanks to the Grand Slam Baseball co-ops, Jackson, Sidney, Dan, and Raunaq (honorary Husky/co-founder of GSB).

Delhi was full of many new experiences and especially good company. On my second day, I joined the Republic Day celebration at Raunaq’s house and stuffed myself silly with delicious home-cooked North Indian food. Later that week, we explored Hauz Khas village and navigated Old Delhi via tuk tuks to find some delicious okra parathas….
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