Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

Gilead Community Services Fundraising Event

Interested in a unique opportunity to see how non-profit fundraising really works? Gilead Community Services is hosting a fundraiser at Beckham Hall on October 27. Tickets are normally $75, but the Board of Directors is offering tickets to Wesleyan students for $50. Contact Lucy McMillan lmcmillan@gileadcs.org for more information. Learn more about Gilead Community Services at http://www.gileadcs.org/whoweare.html.

Martin Luther King Celebration Committee

Here is a message from the Office of Community Service’s own Jalen Alexander: For the past two years I have served as the student representative on the MLK Celebration Committee. We plan an annual campus-wide day of programs and workshops, concluding with a Keynote address in Memorial Chapel, commemorating the life of Martin Luther King…

Homework Help Club at MacDonough

MacDonough Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help support a new Homework Help Club! The club runs from Monday through Thursday, 3:30-4:30. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Mary Beth Brick at brickm@mpsct.org.

This Week at the Career Center: Success Academy and Green Corps Info Sessions

Before you get too excited about fall break, remember that there are some great events going on at the Career Center this week: Success Academy Charter School Information Session: Join us in learning about Success Academy Charter Schools, the impact we are making on education in New York City, and the opportunities we have available. The Success…

CCP Anniversary Series: Spotlight on WESU 88.1FM

If you have ever been to Broad Street Books (and I sincerely hope you have), then you have probably noticed the sign for WESU 88.1FM. But how much do you know about Wesleyan’s radio station? The quirky history behind this Wesleyan and Middletown community collaboration, and its current impact are the subject of this week’s…

This Week at the Career Center

Teach for America Information Session: Teach for America’s mission is to build the movement to eliminate education inequity by developing leaders. We recruit committed recent college graduates and professionals of all backgrounds to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools. We foster the leadership of our alumni as they address this problem from…

The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

Hey graduating seniors! Don’t miss this incredibly opportunity to be funded $15,000 for a public service project! More details below: The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend to a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. The Award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity…

Guest Post from Max Perel-Slater ’11: Maji Safi and Global Handwashing Day

According to the American Cleaning Institute, hand washing with soap is the most effective and inexpensive way to prevent the diarrheal and acute respiratory infections that are responsible for millions of child deaths every single year in developing countries. Global Handwashing Day began on October 15, 2008 as a day to promote hand washing with…