Rhea Drozdenko

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

The Proof is in the Pudding: Putin’s Pivot to Asia

The Proof is in the Pudding: Putin’s Pivot to Asia Dr. David Abramson, Senior Analyst in the Office of Analysis for Russia and Eurasia at the U.S. Department of State. will discuss the drivers of Russia’s outreach in Asia and its prospects for success. Putin initiated his pivot to Asia policy even before the West began imposing sanctions on Russia in response to its…

Wesleyan Black Male Achievement: Narratives of Power, Purpose & Resilience

Join Shawn Dove ’84, John Johnson ’82, and Marquis Lobban ’85 for a panel and lunchtime conversation on Wesleyan Black Male Achievement: Narratives of Power, Purpose & Resilience. Shawn Dove ’84 serves as the CEO of the Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA), a national membership organization dedicated to ensuring the growth, sustainability and impact…

Civic Engagement Certificate Lunch and Info Session

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…

Conference Grant Report: Kafilah Muhammad

Kafilah Muhammad was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, she traveled to San Francisco to attend Afrotech. You can read Kafilah’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.   “The creation of something new is…

Conference Grant Report: Gretchen LaMotte

Gretchen LaMotte was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, she traveled to New York City to attend “Attachment and Trauma: The Neurobiology of Healing.” You can read Gretchen’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.…

Conference Grant Report: Katherine Puntiel

Katherine Puntiel ’19 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, she attended the Hustle Summit in NYC. You can read Katherine’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. Swimming with the Sharks About four days prior,…

Conference Grant Report: Anthony Price

Anthony Price ’20 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, he traveled to Washington D.C. to attend the TEDxMidAtlantic Conference. You can read Anthony’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. Thanks to the generous support…

Conference Grant Report: Ashley Wang

Ashley Wang was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, she traveled to Washington D.C. to attend the Society for Neuroscience Conference. You can read Ashley’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.   After hearing my…

Conference Grant Report: Samantha Sheppe

Samantha Sheppe was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, she traveled to Orlando,FL to participate in the Grace Hopper Celebration. You can read Samantha’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.   I was lucky enough…