Rhea Drozdenko

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

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…

Hurricane Relief Drive

This comes to us from Ujamaa: Greetings Wesleyan Community,   As many of you know, many Caribbean islands are still recovering from the devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria last month.  The United States Virgin Islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John are the childhood homes of Professors Rashida Shaw McMahon and Tiphanie Yanique,…

RIGHT NOW! Series: US Foreign Policy in the Age of Trump

US Foreign Policy in the Age of Trump   The United States could be on the brink of war in Korea, and America’s commander in chief continues to bluster and threaten while lacking any coherent national security strategy. Not only have President Trump’s words and deeds severely damaged the US standing with allies around the world,…

Stuck in the Doorway

A preview of the upcoming documentary film and media project Stuck in the Doorway Few images of the past decade have been as gripping as those coming out of Greece in the summer and fall of 2015, as waves of refugees struggled to reach the shores of Europe.  The whole world watched as over one…

Service Corps Roundup

Many service opportunities have upcoming deadlines! Check out some of the opportunities below to find a service program that is a good fit for you. The list will be updated periodically, so bookmark it and check back! Another resource is ServiceYear.org, which can match you with a service year opportunity based on your interests, skills, and location.…