Rhea Drozdenko

Rhea Drozdenko '18 is a Civic Engagement Fellow for the 2017-2018 school year.

Myanmar: Intersecting Political, Ethnic, and Religious Realities

 Myanmar: Intersecting Political, Ethnic, and Religious Realities   In one of the most rapidly unfolding refugee crises since the Rwandan genocide, approximately 615,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State for neighboring Bangladesh. Reports from Rohingya refugees outline a systemic campaign of violence against civilians, with allegations of gang rape, extrajudicial killing, arbitrary arrest,…

Join Net Impact!

Net Impact is a global community of students and professionals who want to become the most effective change agents they can be. Their programs give members the skills, experiences and connections that will allow them to have the greatest impact now and throughout their careers. Net Impact Wesleyan University’s mission is to bridge the gap…

Spring 2018 Courses in the Center for the Study of Public Life

Looking for interdisciplinary classes that think outside the box? Have you been engaged in community service or political action but have never studied it in a classroom? Take a class with the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life! — Introduction to Financial Accounting (ECON 127) Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:50-4:10 pm. In this…

Spring 2018 Service Learning Classes

Want to take a course that takes you out of the classroom? Want to serve the community while also getting a deeper understanding of the field? Take a Service-Learning course in the Spring! Stay tuned to hear from students of Professor O’Connell’s service learning class, who are bringing interactive climate change seminars to residents of…

Middletown Historical Society Work-Study Position

The Middletown Historical Society is hiring a work-study student for the Spring Semester! This position offers an opportunity to learn what it takes to run a small historical museum, specific duties may include: cataloging of artifacts and manuscripts dealing with Middletown history, research on potential grant opportunities, researching answers to genealogy and general inquiries from…

Wesleyan University to Offer Residency in April 2018 for Artists Impacted by 2017 Hurricanes

This comes to us from Andrew Chatfield, Director of Arts Communication: Wesleyan University to Offer Residency in April 2018 for Artists Impacted by 2017 Hurricanes   Proposals from artists in Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands due on Friday, November 17, 2017   Middletown, Conn.—Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts, in collaboration with the College of the Environment, invites an…

Be The Change Venture Pitch Competition

On Friday, December 1, 2017, at Wesleyan University’s USDAN Student Center, room 108, Be the Change Venture will be hosting a pitch competition for both high school students ($200 grand prize) and college undergraduates ($500 grand prize). We’re looking to support young leaders, with a small grant, who have a bright idea that’s ready to…

Political Caricatures in the Age of Trump

Political Caricatures in the Age of Trump Martin Rowson is a cartoonist whose work appears regularly in The Guardian, The Times, and other British papers, and is chair of the British Cartoonists’ Association. He won the Cartoon Art Trust’s Political Cartoonist of the Year Award in 2000 and 2004, and the Political Cartoon Society’s Cartoon…

Meet the Allbritton Fellows

Each year, a handful of students from the incoming freshman class are selected to be Allbritton Fellows. These students are recognized for their exemplary civic engagement or social impact work prior to coming to Wesleyan. They are matched with a faculty mentor from the Allbritton Center, invited to community-building events for Allbritton Fellows and other…