Faculty & Staff

Davis Projects for Peace Check-in with Alvin Chitena ’19

This spring, Alvin Chitena ’19 was awarded the Davis Projects for Peace award to launch Zim Code in Zimbabwe. Zim Code provides Zimbabwean youth with free access to resources they need—computers, internet access and instruction—to learn computer programming and how to apply their new skills in their community. Read more here. The Davis Projects for Peace…

Films on Foss Summer Series

Join us on Foss Hill for the second summer of Films on Foss! Bring a blanket and picnic, or grab dinner from a food truck and enjoy this movie series under the stars. On June 25th, we will show Pitch Perfect. On July 9th, you can enjoy Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and on July 23rd…

Girls in Science Camp

Spend a week as a scientist! Perform experiments! Explore chemistry, electronics, and physics with Wesleyan professors this summer. Campers will meet college student mentors, learn about science careers, create scientific posters, and share what they learn with family and friends at a Science Showcase.  This is a wonderful opportunity for girls entering grades 4, 5 and…

Engaged Scholarship: Patricia M. Rodriguez Mosquera

The Allbritton Center for the Study of Public life supports engaged scholarship on and off the Wesleyan campus. We define “Engaged Scholarship” as partnerships of university knowledge and resources with those of the public and private sectors to enrich scholarship, research, creative activity, and public knowledge; enhance curriculum, teaching and learning; prepare educated, engaged citizens;…

Celebrating Diana Martinez

Diana started at Wesleyan working as the Office of Community Service Coordinator in the academic year 13′-14′. This week, we are celebrating her promotion as the Assistant Director for the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships! In the past three years, she has mentored student coordinators of OCS projects, hosted events for the community, and planned…

Engaged Scholarship: Erika Franklin Fowler

The Allbritton Center for the Study of Public life supports engaged scholarship on and off the Wesleyan campus. We define “Engaged Scholarship” as partnerships of university knowledge and resources with those of the public and private sectors to enrich scholarship, research, creative activity, and public knowledge; enhance curriculum, teaching and learning; prepare educated, engaged citizens;…

Nonprofit Board Residency for Students

The Nonprofit Board Residency program is a .5 credit course that provides an opportunity for Wesleyan students to learn about the nonprofit sector and work closely with a local Nonprofit Board of Directors.  Students will attend board meetings and actively participate in a committee of the board while completing a project identified by the organization.…

Service-Learning Courses Fall 2016

There are so many great service-learning classes coming up this spring! Service-learning courses are unique opportunities to integrate what you’re doing in the classroom to service projects in the community. As you can see, any subject or discipline can be applied to engaged service work. Do you love astronomy? You can spend a semester doing public astronomy…

Iddrisu Saaka Dance Program at Green Street

Green Street Teaching and Learning Center hosted a special half day program on Friday, March 11th. Artist-in-Residence, Iddrisu Saaka, of Wesleyan’s dance department, led the children in our AfterSchool program in a lively afternoon of dance, rhythms and games from his native Ghana. Several Wesleyan students assisted with the activity.  

Eye Movement and Reading Lab

Professor Barbara Juhasz, Akila Raoul ’16, and Micaela Kaye ’16 took a field trip to the Green Street Teaching and Learning Center last December as a part of Professor Juhasz’s Eye Movement and Reading Lab to explore compound words and how they are created with first- fifth grade students in the after-school program at Green…