Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

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:┬áTeach 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…

Interview Prep Workshop and Venture for America Deadline

Thinking about the next steps after Wesleyan? The Career Center has you covered this week! Don’t forget to log in to MyCC for more employment opportunities as well as information about graduate school and careers. Interview Prep Workshop: Learn the do’s and don’ts of interviewing! (10/1; 6-7p in 41 Wyllys Rm 112) Venture for America:…

Riverfront Clean-Up This Saturday!

The city of Middletown is looking for volunteers to help clean up the riverfront this Saturday from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Grab a friend and head down for however long you can spare! Contact James Sipperly, Environmental Resource Specialist if you are interested in participating. He can be reached at 860-638-3506 or by email at james.sipperly@middletownct.gov.…

Food Drive for Amazing Grace Food Pantry!

In conjunction with Dan Froot and Dan Hurlin’s Who’s Hungry performance, we are holding a food drive for the Amazing Grace Food Pantry! This month, Amazing Grace issued a RED ALERT, meaning that they do not have enough food to feed the over 1,000 families that rely on the pantry to put food on their…