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Apply Now for a CCS Community Grant!

The Northeastern Center of Community Service has Community Partner Grants available up to $1,000 for non-profit organizations in our surrounding neighborhoods. Organizations that engage or have engaged with the Center of Community Service within the past five years are eligible to apply! Applications are due on Sunday, the 24th of February. To learn more about the Community Grants program and this years application cycle, please click here.

Published On: February 21, 2019 | Tags: ,,
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CSSH 2018-19 Outstanding Teaching Awards

The winners of the CSSH 2018-19 Outstanding Teaching Awards have been announced, including Ruth Economou, Part-Time Lecturer, Human Services Program and School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs! Ruth Economou, Part-Time Lecturer, Human Services Program and School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs. With this award, the college recognizes Ruth Economou’s commitment to students experiencing the…
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Published On: February 19, 2019 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,,
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Feminist Resilience: Structures & Strategies for Troubled Times

A daylong symposium at Northeastern University John D. O’Bryant African American Institute Cabral Center 40 Leon Street, Boston Friday, March 15, 2019 9:45 am – 5:00 pm Check in begins at 9:00 am in the O’Bryant Institute Lobby. Space is limited and free registration is required. Register by March 8, 2019.          

Published On: February 13, 2019 | Tags: ,,,,
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Charlotte Fall ’21 SEISA Article

Check out this article on Mlinda written by Charlotte Fall, the current co-president of SEISA and a second year Human Services and International Affairs major  and Global Social Entrepreneurship and Business Administration minors. Mlinda: Creating a Brighter, Sustainable Future

Published On: February 12, 2019 | Tags: ,,,,,
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Highlighting Human Services New & Returning Service-Learning Student Leaders!

Learn more about this semester’s Service-Learning Student leaders in the Spring 2019 Service-Learning Student Leader Lookbook complete with student photos, bios and some insight into what animals they relate to most! Featured Students majoring or minoring in Human Services: Abbey Holland Chelsea Lauder Elena Petillo Jessica Lynch-Foust Julia Barnes-Brown Olivia Olcott Olivia Harris Ruthanne Bandy Sara Flynn…
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Published On: February 7, 2019 | Tags: ,,
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Nkhani Zanga – My Story (Zambian NGO started by Alum)

By: Gemma Bonfiglioli, Human Services Alum During my freshman year at Northeastern University (2013), I signed up for a human services Dialogue of Civilizations (DOC) in Lusaka, Zambia with Professor Lori Gardinier. This was my first trip to Zambia and my first exposure to the human services program. This trip and curriculum shaped the course…
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Published On: January 30, 2019 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Social Impact-athon featured in The Huntington News

Almost 70 Northeastern students spent their weekend participating in the Social Impact-athon, a competition between teams developing plans to best effect change by donating to nonprofit organizations. Teams were challenged to distribute a hypothetical $50,000 between three or more Boston nonprofits centered around environmental justice. The winning team was awarded a real $50,000 to execute…
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Published On: January 24, 2019 | Tags: ,,,,,
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LaCLA Scholarship Deadline 2/24!

The LaCLA (La Comunidad Latina en Acción) Scholarship was established in 1993 by a group of Latino/a students at Northeastern University as a way to increase retention.  The scholarship is a TUITION ONLY award given annually to 8 undergraduate students, under the guidance of the LSCC and the LaCLA Chair and Committee. The purpose is to encourage…
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Blue Mountain Project Trip Opportunity

Human Services alum Corrie Hunkler, ’09, was 20 when she worked as an ambassador for the Blue Mountain Project in rural Jamaica. This April, Corrie will be leading an Alternative Spring Break service learning trip for the BMP. The focus will be on education, computer literacy and after school programming while there. Consider joining this trip…
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Guest Speaker: “You Can’t Stay Here!: Urban Redevelopment, Race, Class, And the Politics of Place in Washington, D.C.” 

Title: “You Can’t Stay Here!: Urban Redevelopment, Race, Class, And the Politics of Place in Washington, D.C.”  Location: 440 Egan Research Center Time: 4:00-5:15 Who: Michael Fisher, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion and Society at Wesley Theological Seminary This  presentation considers how race and class shape urban redevelopment  initiatives in the nation’s capital. It captures five months of research …
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Published On: January 15, 2019 | Tags: ,,
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