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On Thursday, April 27, Wesleyan’s Jewett Center for Community Partnerships hosted the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce’s 12th annual High School Career Expo. Along with sponsors like Eversource and Pratt & Whitney, Wesleyan and the Chamber welcomed nearly 1200 high school sophomores from 6 different area high schools to the Freeman Athletic Center where they visited tables…

Congratulations to these phenomenal students on winning one of the 2017 SALD Leadership Awards! Each spring the Division of Student Affairs offers Leadership Awards to students and student organizations for exceptional work and dedication to campus and community involvement throughout the academic year. The celebration is coordinated by the Office of Student Activities & Leadership Development. Award…

Lunch & Workshop:“10 Vital Tools for Change Makers”Presenter: Alok Appadurai ’00, founder of Fed By Threads, A Beautiful Body Project, and Good ElephantHosted by the Allbritton Center and the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Friday, April 28, noon, Allbritton 311 RSVP by April 26 to Makaela Kingsley (mjkingsley@wesleyan.edu) Alok Appadurai ’00 and his life partner, Jade Beall, founded Fed by…

  This series, called “Reflections,” features guest posts by students involved at the Allbritton Center (see previous reflections by Alex Garcia ’17, Natalie May ’18, Lydia Ottaviano ’17, and Mikaela Carty ’18). They may be taking a service-learning class, engaged in community partnership work, DJ’ing at WESU, teaching at Green Street, pursuing the Civic Engagement Certificate,…

With a Road Race in Middletown this Sunday, that will constrict and block access to much of Wesleyan Campus and the surrounding area, WESU 88.1FM has decided to cancel the Annual WESU Spring Community Record Fair, scheduled to occur this Sunday from 10am-4pm.   The Road Race, which brings thousands to the streets of Middletown, weaves…

This series, called “Reflections,” features guest posts by students involved at the Allbritton Center (see previous reflections by Alex Garcia ’17, Natalie May ’18, and Lydia Ottaviano ’17). They may be taking a service-learning class, engaged in community partnership work, DJ’ing at WESU, teaching at Green Street, pursuing the Civic Engagement Certificate, tutoring at the Center…

It’s been a busy two weeks for the Civic Action Plan process. I’ve had the great pleasure of meeting with the WSA leadership team and general assembly, Senior Administrative Staff, Library Staff, the Rotary Club, and the Registrar’s Office. To date, we’ve met with 7 different groups and over 100 people. We have 2 more…

Interested in taking a Service-Learning course next year? These courses will be offered in Fall 2017, and more are available in the spring. Contact the individual professors or Peggy Carey Best, Director of Service Learning, with any questions.  — Seminar on Astronomical Pedagogy (ASTR 430)Cross-listed with the Civic Engagement Certificate and the Study of Education…

Kai Entrepreneurship Wesleyan is a completely student-run, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that coordinates and supports educational resources to create programs and highlight existing ones that promote openness, inclusion, and community in tech and social entrepreneurship. Their focus on these principles springs from the troubling lack of diversity in the current entrepreneurship world and the technology industry overall, and…

Applications are now open for two exciting courses that provide a deep dive into the realm of social impact and social entrepreneurship work. Check out the slide decks to learn more, attend an information session, and fill out an application by 11:59 pm on April 12. (click here for a PDF version of the poster…

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