Center for Prison Education

Allbritton Center Civic Engagement Report 2018-2019

The Allbritton Center is the hub of civic engagement at Wesleyan University. We study public life, actively partner with the local and regional community, and teach practical skills for social impact. The Center houses the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships, and the Patricelli Center for Social…

Princeton Review Names Wesleyan #1 Impact School

The Princeton Review ranked Wesleyan University as its #1 Impact School for 2019. “These 25 schools were selected based on student ratings and responses to survey questions covering community service opportunities at their school, student government, sustainability efforts, and on-campus student engagement. We also took into account PayScale.com’s percentage of alumni from each school that…

Center for Prison Education Fall 2018 Textbook Drive

The Wesleyan Center for Prison Education recently launched their Fall 2018 Textbook Drive! The books on the list feature titles such as Anna Karenina, 12 Years a Slave, and Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, and range in price from $4.50 to $172.50 Here is a brief history of the Center for Prison Education: In the fall…

Center for Prison Education Spring 2018 Textbook Drive

The Wesleyan Center for Prison Education just launched their textbook drive!  The books on the list feature titles such as Flush, The Qur’an: A Biography, and Existensialism is a Humanism, and range in price from $6.55 to $28.64.  Here is a brief history of the Center for Prison Education: In the fall of 2009, the…

Ways to Get Engaged

The Allbritton Center is the hub of civic engagement at Wesleyan.  We study public life, actively partner with the local and regional community, and teach practical skills for social impact. In the wake of the historic 2016 presidential election, we believe that civic engagement — in its many forms — is more important than ever.…

Center for Prison Education Hiring Fellow

CPE is hiring a Fellow for 2016-2017! This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. The Fellow works with CPE’s Program Manager and Academic Manager to plan and manage the day-to-day operations of CPE, including: – Working with CPE faculty to ensure courses are running well – Managing program logistics, including clearances for CPE faculty and…

Center for Prison Education Spring Book Drive

The Wesley Center for Prison Education launched their spring book drive!  The books on the list feature titles such as Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Theban Plays, and The Managed Heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling and range in price from $5 to $25.76.  Here is a brief history of the Center for Prison Education: In the fall…

Center for Prison Education Hiring Program Manager

The Center for Prison Education at Wesleyan University is hiring a Program Manager.  Since 2009, the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education has brought the transformative power of the liberal arts into Connecticut’s prisons, offering incarcerated individuals the opportunity to take Wesleyan courses, taught by Wesleyan faculty and receive college credit for their efforts. By extending…

Center for Prison Education: Fall Book Drive

Wesleyan’s Center for Prison Education created an Amazon Wish List for the books their students will need for the upcoming semester. So far they have received over 150 book donations!  – As of 9/1 they have topped 200 book donations! –  Here is a brief history of the Center for Prison Education: In the fall…