Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

Join WAPPS (Wesleyan Alumni in Philanthropy & Public Service)

This post invites Wesleyan Alumni to join WAPPS, a group of alumni who focus on or engage with philanthropy and public service. With a host of events throughout the country, it’s easy to stay connected. We hope this post isn’t too soon for you recent graduates, but keep in mind, this is just one of…

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…

Poetry Potluck at the Buttonwood Tree

From arts2go.org, Middletown’s premiere arts event calendar: “Poetry Potluck is an opportunity for people who enjoy poetry to get together to share and discuss their favorite works. It isn’t an open mike. Almost like a salon, it’s a gathering for discussion and literary conversation using poetry as the focal point. It will occur on the…

First Friday: Middletown History; This Friday!

An invitation from the wonderful Professor Krishna Winston: Dear Friends, I hope you will be able to come: The final First Friday program sponsored by the Center for Community Partnerships will feature the students in Ron Schatz’s Middletown History service-learning course. Please note that this program actually takes place on the SECOND Friday of May…