Category: Spring 2012


Hollow - An Interactive Documentary

In the spring of 2011, I traveled with the Emerson Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program as the student filmmaker to document their service along the Gulf Coast in Pensacola, FL. When I embarked on the trip, I expected to have a challenging…

Alternative Spring Break 2012

Group photos from the 2012 Boston and New Mexico Trips.

Over spring break, 27 Emerson students, faculty, and staff spent their week completing service projects for communities in Boston and New Mexico as part of Emerson’s Alternative Spring Break program. This year’s program focused on food issues. Both groups in Boston and…

A Semester of Service: Research Writing

Research Writing Website Screen Shot

Students in Beth Parfitt‘s Research Writing classes spent part of the semester combining their research skills with community service. Parfitt has included a service learning component in the past four sections of this class, which she teaches every spring semester. She explains that…