Job Opportunity: HOT Schools Fellow Positions Available

Connecticut Higher Order Thinking (HOT) Schools in partnership with Wesleyan’s Green Street Arts Center is offering three fellowships to Wesleyan Students. This is a unique opportunity for organized, tech savvy individuals interested in the elements of planning, developing, implementing and coordinating particular aspects of the HOT Schools program including the HOT Schools Summer Institute (SI).…

First Friday Talk Series, this Friday 4/5.

The First Friday Talk Series continues this Friday with Professor Sheila Mullen’s ASL students as noted speakers. There will be refreshments, so don’t miss out. The low-down from Krishna Winston: “The Center for Community Partnerships cordially invites you to attend the fourth First Friday presentation of the year on Friday, April 5 at 4:30 PM…

ENGAGE link of the day: Predictions For 2013

There are many resources online for those of us who want to make the world a better place. The Patricelli Center is constantly on the lookout for links of interest to Wesleyanchangemakers. Read ours and share your favorite links in the Comments section below. Today’s ENGAGE link is SOCAP’s Predictions For 2013: Seed Funding To Grow,…

Did You Know? Fact #15.

This week’s fact highlights Wesleyan Athletics’  partnerships with local elementary schools. Beyond their presentation at Woodside, Athletics sends out students on a weekly basis to join the elementary schools during recess. You can check out their Harlem Shake video with Macdonough students here. A large force behind this partnership is Jeff McDonald, who holds several…

The Greening Green Street Project

Green Street is looking for students who can help today from about 1PM–3:30PM. The students will help today with a plant lesson and more importantly on Thursday, March 28 from 11:30PM–3:30PM, help to do the hands on mosaics with the kids. This time frame includes training on how to make the mosaics so no artistic…

Did You Know? Fact #14.

The Service-Learning Center integrates experiences outside the classroom with an academic curriculum taught within the classroom. As one form of experiential education, Service-Learning seeks to broaden students understanding of course content through activities which are, at the same time, of service to the community. Through structured reflection on their service, students are able to test…

Patricelli Center Drop-in Hours

Want to learn about social entrepreneurship and “doing well by doing good”? Do you know about the resources that are available to you through Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship? PCSE Interim Director Makaela Kingsley ’98 has drop-in hours Mondays 3-5 p.m. (except 4/15), Thursdays 1-3 p.m. (except 4/18), and by appointment. Stop by, email…

Workshop this Saturday: Leading Change through Social Entrepreneurship

Wesleyan is hosting the National Domincan Student Conference on March 29-31, 2013. The theme of this year’s NDSC is Fighting Injustice and Making Headlines. The Patricelli Center is sponsoring a workshop entitled Leading Change through Social Entrepreneurship, and 5 seats at this workshop have been reserved for Wesleyan students who are not participating in the…