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Civic Engagement Minor’s Senior Spotlights

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…

Fall 2021 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! or Service-Learning! CSPL 115 Diffusion of Innovation (FYS) Sarah Ryan This course will survey the broad field of “Diffusion…

A Day in the Life of an OCS Student Coordinator 2020-2021

The Jewett Center for Community Partnerships (JCCP) is the home of community engagement at Wesleyan University. Guided by the principles of mutual respect and collective responsibility, the JCCP focuses on developing and maintaining local partnerships with schools, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and the community at large. The JCCP is home to the Office for Community…

Introduction to GIS Final Presentations Fall 2020

Ever seen a cool, interactive map that presents a lot of information really clearly, and wondered how someone created it? It was likely created using Geographical information systems (GIS), and students in Professor Kim Diver’s Introduction to GIS course (E&E 280) learned how to create maps like those and much more during their course work…

Spring 2021 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! or Service-Learning!  CSPL211 Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing: Legal Advocacy for Disabled Veterans  Sarah Ryan  In-person with remote students…