Jewett Center for Community Partnerships

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,…

RICC VISTA Positions Available

RI Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA Application Deadline Extended to June 21st Rhode Island Campus Compact has extended the application deadline for the 2013 – 2014 RICC AmeriCorps*VISTA Program to June 21st. RICC AmeriCorps*VISTAs are full-time AmeriCorps members who address the pressing issues facing low-income communities throughout the state with placements at institution of higher education and core urban schools.…

You Can be a Leader and a Follower in Our Book

Are you following us on twitter @wes_engage? We’ve even curated a Social Entrepreneurship List for you to keep track of. We believe that you can be a leader in civic engagement and still be a follower! (Please forgive us for our cheesy humor).     Below are some of our recent retweets for you to…

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…