Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

RICC VISTA Positions Available

RI Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA Application Deadline Extended to June 21st Rhode Island Campus Compact has extended the application deadline for the 2013 – 2014 RICC AmeriCorps*VISTA Program to June 21st. RICC AmeriCorps*VISTAs are full-time AmeriCorps members who address the pressing issues facing low-income communities throughout the state with placements at institution of higher education and core urban schools.…

You Can be a Leader and a Follower in Our Book

Are you following us on twitter @wes_engage? We’ve even curated a Social Entrepreneurship List for you to keep track of. We believe that you can be a leader in civic engagement and still be a follower! (Please forgive us for our cheesy humor).     Below are some of our recent retweets for you to…

From the Middletown Eye // “The Midd You Missed”

Senior Bucket Lists are on bigger to-do lists this week…we heard rumors of a group of seniors who were, as part of their Senior Bucket Lists, “Bonding.” Bonding is a Senior Ritual where a group of students wearing sunglasses slowly roll up in a car blasting the James Bond theme song. As the unsuspecting students…

Panels and Networking Opportunities during R&C2013

  Reunion & Commencement 2013 begins on Thursday, and we’d like to call your attention to some PCSE and CCP events that are taking place this weekend. All are excellent opportunities to meet alumni, network, and learn about the paths Wesleyan students take after graduation. Please join us!     WESEMINAR Making Change Happen: Approaches…

Makama ’14 and Shaheen ’13 Receive Projects for Peace Grants

Congratulations to Mfundi Makama ’14 and Greg Shaheen ’13, who each received a fantastic Davis Projects for Peace Grant. From the Wesleyan Connection: “Two Wesleyan students have been awarded grants through the Davis Projects for Peace Program to bring their grassroots project proposals to fruition. Class of 2014′s Mfundi Makama’s $10,000 grant will support The Buddies…

We’re Building our Twitterbase!

Have you checked out the ENGAGE twitter yet? @Wes_engage is the twitter handle for all things Civic Engagement at Wesleyan. We’re constantly looking for grant, job, fellowship, and internship opportunities for you, so it would be wise to follow us. Also, of course, we’re interested in what you might have to tweet! If you have any suggestions…

“A Chorus of Peace” at Wesleyan + Peace Art in Zelnick

Also from arts2go.org: “The CitySingers of Hartford will perform “A Chorus of Peace” at the Wesleyan University Chapel, 221 High Street in Middletown, on Saturday, May 18 at 7pm. This is a benefit event for Artists for World Peace. As part of the evening, Artists for World Peace will host an art show and sale…