Faculty & Staff

Hispanic/Latino Cultures and Sustainability

From Debra Row, Ph.D., President of the U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development: The Hispanic/Latino cultures will continue to grow in influence in the United States and have the potential to help build a more sustainable future. We at the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium, in collaboration with HACU — the Hispanic Association of Colleges…

Free ‘Selma’ Screening and Discussion

Update: An additional screening will be held tomorrow (Wednesday, February 11) at 7:45 PM. Pick up a ticket from Sara Wadlow in Allbritton 116 by 5pm today. The Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, with the support of the Center for Community Partnerships, the Office of Equity and Inclusion, and the Office of…

College of the Environment Summer Internship

Wesleyan’s College of the Environment offers internships for students to undertake research under the guidance of a Wesleyan faculty or other mentor during the Summer or Fall of 2015. The projects must relate to any of the broad themes covered by Environmental Studies. These internships are available to students across the entire University regardless of major…

Home At Last? Film Screening, Personal Accounts, and Discussion

Did you know that, according to the American Institutes for Research, children make up 40% of the homeless population in the United States? Learn more about the realities of homelessness in the local Middletown community through a screening of the short PBS documentary Home at Last? and recollections from members of L.E.A.D — a group…

2015 PCSE Seed Grant Finalists Announced (public pitches 2/27 at noon)

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2015 PCSE Seed Grant Competition. These $5,000 awards are intended to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. The 2013 and 2014 grantees used this seed funding to launch a free CSA in Middletown,…

Spring Registration (and Discounts!) for Discovery AfterSchool at Green Street

“Picasso and Math” “Exploring the River” “Beginning Breakdance” I know what you might be thinking – Where are these classes in Wesmaps?!  Wesleyan students may be disappointed to find that these are not in fact college courses, but rather classes in the arts, math, and sciences  for children in Middletown at the Green Street Teaching and Learning Center…

Support the Middletown Community Thanksgiving Project

You may have fond memories of Thanksgiving Dinners past, sitting full-bellied around a table of meats and sweets, enjoying the company of family and friends. Unfortunately, food insecurity – which affects nearly 14% of Connecticut residents, including over 155,000 children – brings down the holiday cheer for many households, even in our own community. Since 2010, however,…

Teach a Digital Arts Class at Green Street

The Green Street Arts Center is looking for a student instructor to lead a semester-long course related to computer-aided art once a week from 4:15 to 5:15 pm for students in grades 1-3 or 3-5.  This is a paid position. For more information or to discuss your course idea, contact Green Street Director Sara MacSorley at…

Mindfulness Class (Mondays 6-8pm starting 1/27)

Thanks to Rabbi David for sending this to us: MINDFULNESS CLASS@ WESLEYAN: Pathways to Mindfulness and Wholeness Based on the positive student feedback last year, we are going to continue this initiative. This “Wesleyanized” MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) class  is a 6 week class that focuses on various techniques of mindfulness practice and spiritual awareness. The…