PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #3 from Long Lane Farm

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture.  Since its founding in 2003, Long Lane Farm has worked towards a model of food sovereignty, in which all people not only have access to affordable, healthy meals, but also have…

PCSE Seed and Davis Project for Peace Grants!

The Patricelli Center Seed Grants and Davis Project for Peace Grants are accepting applications now! PCSE Director Makaela Kingsley is happy to meet with students over break for help with the applications and to connect them to mentors!

Introducing the Middletown Government Participation Guide!

Welcome to the Middletown Government Participation Guide! This document was developed in collaboration between the Wesleyan Sustainability Office and the Middletown Sustainability Team with the goal of demystifying the process of getting involved in our local government. It’ll help you figure out where to start, how to participate in meetings, and how to sustain long-term…

JCCP Student Innovation Fund

During the 2019-2020 academic year, over 400 Wesleyan students engaged in programs sponsored by the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships (JCCP). Students have worked on behalf of educational programs, programs addressing hunger and homelessness, among others. All student efforts are representative of our commitment to co-creating mutually respectful partnerships in pursuit of a just, equitable,…

Job and Volunteer Opportunities 12/02

New this week: On campus: The Support, Healing, Activism and Prevention Education (SHAPE) Office is hiring an intern. The SHAPE intern plays a multi-functional role in sexual violence prevention, education and outreach initiatives, and provides trained peer support to help students navigate on and off campus resources. The intern also serves as a liaison among administrative…

Civic Engagement Minor Open House 12/02

Civic Engagement Minor Open House December 2, Thursday, 12:30-1:15 pm Allbritton 311 Coffee and cookies provided! Civic engagement encompasses a wide range of activities in which individuals work to strengthen their communities, to realize common goods, to enhance the capacities and dispositions necessary for democratic self-rule, and, in general, to deliberately shape their common life.…

Job and Volunteer Opportunities 11/18

New this week: On campus: The University Network for Human Rights (UNHR) at Wesleyan is hiring a Communications and Events Intern. Wesleyan Sustainability Office is hiring a new Compost Intern. Responsibilities include maintaining compost bins, collaborating with student groups on campus, and developing educational campaigns. Off campus: The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Middletown is…

OCS Coordinator Profiles: WesBuds

Sela Adegbile ’22 Majors: Psychology and African American Studies I run Wesbuds with Destinee Castillo. We partner with a school on Wesleyan’s campus, Middlesex Transitional Academy (MTA) which serves college students with intellectual or developmental disabilities. They go to this school to transition out of high school and practice working and social skills, which is…

IEW 2021: So You Want to Change the World? Do This First.

  So You Want to Change the World? Do This First. November 17 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm | Zoom Link   Hosted by the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Many Wesleyan students have social and environmental issues that they care about. Some will take action to address these problems through grassroots organizing, activism, fundraising, and…

OCS Coordinator Profiles: WesReads and WesMath

Hannah Gearan ‘22: Film Studies and Environmental Studies Major with a Writing Certificate I co-coordinate WesReads and WesMath, which allows students to work in K-5 classrooms at Macdonough and Farm Hill elementary schools to help with Math and Reading. We require Wesleyan students complete at least one shift a week, where we provide help with…