Center for Prison Education

CPE Presents: Brute Force

Join the Center for Prison Education for a free screening of Brute Force on Thursday, April 30 at 8 PM in the Goldsmith Family Cinema. The film will be followed by a brief discussion and presentation by Caleb Smith, a professor of English and American Studies at Yale who also teaches the course “Readings in…

WesFest 2015: Civic Engagement, Social Impact, and Entrepreneurship at Wesleyan

Business is booming in the Allbritton Center. The Office of Community Service is growing (Welcome, Scholars in Action and Julia’s Star!), the Patricelli Center is hosting even more workshops, students are flocking to the Civic Engagement Certificate, and each semester boasts an even great number of courses that address public life or incorporate service-learning (or both).…

2015-16 Volunteer Opportunities with the Center for Prison Education

Wesleyan’s Center for Prison Education is currently seeking students who are passionate about social justice and access to higher education to serve as Peer Tutors and Research Interns during the 2015-2016 academic year. Peer Tutors work with CPE students to complete course assignments and develop writing skills. Tutors travel to the prison either once or twice per week for…

Drive Change Seeks Admin Guru

A fantastic opportunity from Jordyn Lexton ’08, Executive Director of Drive Change: US Drive Change is a food truck social enterprise – we build food trucks that hire, teach and empower formerly incarcerated youth. We aim to connect with the public and create a community of people who are hungry to reconsider the current criminal…

Help a CPE Student Get Ready for Next Semester!

“The more books I read, the more I can expand my conception of who I am and who I want to be.” – Roy Trotter, 2011 Cohort at Cheshire Correctional Every semester, the Center for Prison Education buys all the materials necessary for each student to take full advantage of their college experience. We buy…

Volunteer with Wesleyan’s Center for Prison Education

Interested in volunteering with Wesleyan’s college in prison program as a Tutor or Research Intern? The Center for Prison Education is currently accepting applications for Tutor and Research Intern positions during the spring semester! Come to the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education Student Group’s general interest meeting this Tuesday (TODAY!) at 9:00 pm in the Allbritton 318 to learn…