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Middletown Happenings 07/29-08/4

Enjoy this much cooler weather by getting out in Middletown! Here is just a sampling of things going on in the Middletown community this week found through WesEvents, Arts2go.com, and the Buttonwood Tree! Tuesday 7:00p Tuesday Music at Klekolo World Coffee Check in every Tuesday beginning at 7 pm for live music. The line-up changes…

Ella Grasso Grant

Are you a woman with a cause? The deadline for the Ella Grasso grant has been extended to October 1st! Read below to find out more about this awesome opportunity: Launched in 2011, the Ella T. Grasso Leadership in Action Grant funds young women enrolled full-time at Connecticut colleges and universities to make a difference…

Job Opportunity: Blueprint Schools Network

For those who are interested in education, we were recently contacted with a great opportunity for recent grads: Position Title: Blueprint Fellowship 2013-2014 Blueprint Schools Network, Inc. (Blueprint) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping school districts close the achievement gap in their lowest-performing schools. Using a blueprint of comprehensive reform strategies, we partner with…

Job Opportunity: Green Street Arts Center

Any current students looking for a new job this semester? Check out this opportunity with Green Street: The Green Street Arts Center is currently seeking an on-site student coordinator for the AfterSchool program. Duties involve helping to recruit and to organize volunteers and work study students for the AfterSchool program. This position requires approximately 5-10…

AshokaU Offering Internships!

Not sure what you are doing this fall? Ashoka has both full-time and part-time internships available! Check out some of these great opportunities to develop professional skills! http://bit.ly/17nYzOn

Job Opportunity: Common Grounds Part-Time College Counselor

Job-hunting? Common Grounds Charter High School in New Haven, CT is looking for a part-time college counselor! They are hoping to find a “courageous, creative, collaborative, results-oriented” individual who is passionate about helping first-generation students gain college admission.  If you are ready to start working to fight for access to higher education, consider this opportunity…

See “Nickel and Dimed” at the Greenhouse Theater!

In Chicago this summer? Come to Greenhouse Theater on August 9th at 8:00 p.m. to see “Nickel and Dimed,” directed by Dani Snyder-Young ’99. This play, based on Barbara Eihrenreich’s book of the same name, strives to open “up a productive conversation about social class by engaging audiences in the story of a journalist who attempts…

Things to Do in Middletown this Summer

There is no dearth of things to do in Middletown this summer. Like last week, we’re sharing arts2go.org‘s weekly events. Arts2go is Middletown’s premier event calendar for all things art, music, and dance. We know there are students out there on campus, so we hope you’ll come together and join us! We’re partial to karaoke,…

Events Around Middletown this Week

To those who may be on campus this summer: there are so many things to do in Middletown, especially when classes are out of session! Just this week there are many opportunities to get out, try some new food, or get that lovely fresh air. Plus, what’s better than this sunshine? No more rainy days,…