Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

Real World Countdown: What’s Happening in the Career Center this Week!

Hello upperclassmen and motivated underclassmen! As they love to say in the career center, it’s never too early to start thinking about life after Wesleyan. Here are a few events happening in the career center this week that may be of interest to those interested in making civic engagement a part of your next step:…

Apply to Let’s Get Ready!

Apply to coach for Let’s Get Ready, a free SAT tutoring program for local high school students!  If you are passionate about working with high schoolers, interested in a possible career in teaching, or a focused and organized student looking to reach out into the local community, check out Let’s Get Ready at  http://letsgetready.org/GetStarted/Coaches-and-Site-Directors/ . Here…

Office of Community Service Information Sessions

Drop/Add is almost officially over and here comes the information sessions! Here is a rundown of all of the OCS program information sessions and locations: ASHA: Tuesday, September 17th 9p in Allbritton 318 SHOFCO: Tuesday, September 17th; 9-9:30p in 200 Church Traverse Square: Saturday September 14th and Sunday September 15th, 2p in Usdan 110 WesAGE:…

CCPAnniversary Series: WesSukkah Goes Up!

As the Wesleyan Sukkah goes up today, let’s take a trip back to 2009. This was the year that Wesleyan hired ARST 436: Architecture II, a service-learning course, to build a new Sukkah for the Wesleyan Community. From the course description: A Sukkah is a  temporary structure erected every fall for Sukkot – the annual…

Connecting with ENGAGE!

As Drop/Add winds down, the school year begins in earnest. As your schedule falls in to place, find some time to connect with the Office of Community Service and the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship! Here is a rundown of where you can find us this week, and check back later this week for a…

Job Opportunity: Civic Engagement Coordinator

Here’s a job posting from CT News for a civic engagement coordinator. From the posting: This new position will play a lead role in the creation and execution of a civic engagement project, a collaborative effort between the Connecticut Mirror, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the Hartford Public Library and WNPR. The goal is…

Common Core Workshop

Hey future educators! Green Street Arts Center and Project to Increase Mastery of Mathematics and Science in collaboration with the State Education Resource Center is presenting their first Common Core Workshop. This two-day conference (October 11 and November 15) is a way to learn more about the Common Core State Standards. There is room for…

Center for Community Partnerships 10 Year Anniversary Series!

Hello everyone! This academic year we are coming up on the Center for Community Partnership’s tenth anniversary! The Center was created in 2004 as a way to formalize the connections between Wesleyan and Middletown. We have already posted on what the CCP is, but now we would like to highlight what the CCP has done…