Rhea Drozdenko

Rhea Drozdenko '18 is the Coordinator of Community Participation.

Wesleyan Book Buds Bake Sale and Book Drive

Wesleyan Book Buds is an Office of Community Service Student Group. They started as an Innovation Fund grantee in Spring 2019 and collected and donated 255 books to Macdonough Elementary School, Woodrow Wilson Middle School, the Book Mobile project, and the Cross Street Church After School Tutoring Program.   The Wesleyan Book Buds is planning…

Resource Center Food Pantry and Clothing Drive

The Resource Center (RC) seeks to support, empower, and engage students with underrepresented and marginalized identities at Wesleyan University. Please support their community initiatives if you are able:   Food Pantry: The Resource Center is collecting food for low income and food insecure students for Spring Break. Donation bins are located in the Resource Center (167…

Thanksgiving Lunch at Amazing Grace Food Pantry 

On Tuesday, November 19th, ENVS 282 Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems and Bon Appetit will be doing a Thanksgiving Lunch at Amazing Grace Food Pantry in Middletown. Cooking: 10:00 am at Usdan Lunch: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at Amazing Grace Food Pantry, 16 Stack St, Middletown, CT 06457 If you would like to volunteer, please arrive at Usdan at…

Wesleyan University Receives Gold Seal for Excellence in Student Voter Engagement

At the 2019 ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony held to recognize colleges and universities committed to increasing college student voting rates, Wesleyan University received a gold seal for achieving a student rate between 40% and 49%. A full list of seal awardees can be viewed here. “Wesleyan University is proud to receive this national recognition…

Fundraising Manager – The Wesleyan Argus

The Wesleyan Argus seeks a Fundraising Manager, see their post below: Hey there! Are you interested in marketing/advertising/fundraising? Want to get paid and also get some free food? Come join the Argus staff as our fundraising manager! We’re looking for someone who has:  • Initiative! This job requires proactively reaching out to potential advertisers and…

Spring 2020 Courses in Civic Engagement, Social Change, and the Study of Public Life

Looking for interdisciplinary classes that think outside the box? Want to go beyond theory and understand how academic concepts apply in real-world settings? Take a class with the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, the Civic Engagement Certificate, or Service Learning!  You can see all CSPL courses here, and you can check out all Service Learning…

Civic Engagement Certificate Lunch – Fall 2019

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. Wesleyan University prides itself on enrolling and nurturing students with strong social consciousness. Students participate in…

Support High School Students at FAFSA Day

O.H. Platt High School in Meriden is hosting a FAFSA Day CT event on Saturday, November 23rd from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Media Center. This is a statewide initiative that supports students and families with completing the FAFSA.  They are looking for volunteers to attend and support students and families that day.…

Join the Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project

Join the Wesleyan University community, along with dozens of community members, organizations, businesses and institutions, in making sure local families have a great Thanksgiving meal. Together, we gather the supplies to fill food baskets for about 1000 local families. Get Involved! Donate stuffing or gravy from now until November 21st. Drop off at the Jewett…

Buttonwood Tree Seeks Outreach/Events Assistant

The Buttonwood Tree is seeking a federal work-study student to be an Outreach/Events Assistant.  Read their job description below:  The Buttonwood Tree is a nonprofit arts organization within walking distance to Wesleyan, next to It’s Only Natural market. We were started by a Wesleyan alumna in 1989 as a grass-routes community Arts space and are…