Faculty & Staff

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…

Allbritton Visiting Professors

The Allbritton Center for the Study of Public life is hosting five visiting professors to Wesleyan during the semester. We are welcoming Ric Grefé, Dar Williams, Jacob Werblow, Mary Hannah Henderson, and John Stoehr.  Ric Grefé is teaching a course called Human Centered Design for Social Change. It will include presentations from invited designers who work around…

Spaces Available in Practicing Democracy

Practicing Democracy has a few spots available this spring. It meets on Thursdays from 1:10-4, and is a 1.5 credit class. The course is taught by Mary Hannah Henderson, a visiting professor. Yesterday, she answered a few questions for me about who this course would be a good fit for, and why she is excited to…

Spring ’16 Service Learning Courses

There are many great opportunities to engage in public life and service through your academics at Wesleyan. Here are a few courses that still have openings available for this spring, including the service-learning classes in early childhood education and architecture, and a quarter-credit class taught by Patricelli Center director Makaela Kingsley. Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship CSPL 262, Kingsley,Makaela…