Rhea Drozdenko

Rhea Drozdenko '18 is the Coordinator of Community Participation.

Exploring College Pathways – Call for Volunteers

Exploring College Pathways A Program Sponsored by the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships The Exploring College Pathways Program is a program designed to help high school juniors explore their interests in college. Wesleyan University stakeholders and community partners support the work of high school teachers and administrators as they bolster student knowledge of and preparation…

Exploring College Pathways

Exploring College Pathways A Program Sponsored by the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships The Exploring College Pathways Program is a program designed to help high school juniors explore their interests in college. Wesleyan University stakeholders and community partners support the work of high school teachers and administrators as they bolster student knowledge of and preparation…

Wesleyan’s Sustainability Action Plan Progress Report Features Impact on Local Community

Wesleyan’s Sustainability Action Plan (SAP), developed in 2016, is a five-year plan that reflects Wesleyan’s commitment to a sustainable future. Written with input from more than 130 students, faculty, and staff, the plan establishes goals, objectives, strategies, timelines, metrics, and responsible parties in topic areas. In November, Wesleyan’s Sustainability Office released its first Sustainability Action Plan…

Volunteer at Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater

Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater is a local nonprofit community-based, multicultural theater program designed to include children from all backgrounds. Oddfellows is currently looking for volunteers and work-study students to fill several positions both during Winter Break and the Spring semester. From Dic Wheeler ’81: Pre-Semester volunteers needed to work with kids at Oddfellows: Oddfellows Playhouse Youth…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #3 from YAF Ghana

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards three $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. YAF Ghana, run by Ferdinand Quayson ’20, was one of this year’s winners. This is Ferdinand’s second report since receiving funding from the PCSE in March 2018. You can read his…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #3 from Cardinal Kids

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards three $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. Cardinal Kids, run by George Perez ’20, Katie Murray ’19, Jenny Chelmow ’19 and Mariel Middlebrook ’20, was one of this year’s winners. This is their final report since receiving…

2019 JCCP Student Innovation Fund

2019 JCCP Student Innovation Fund During the 2018-2019 academic year, nearly 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…

The ENGAGE Recommended Reading List

Winter break is the perfect time to cozy up with a good book related to civic engagement and social impact. Here is a list of great books recommended by the Allbritton Center staff and faculty.       Kristen Inglis, Academic Manager, Center for Prison Education College in Prison by Daniel Korpowitz, chronicles how, since…