Innovation Fund Report: Cardinal Community Classic

Wesleyan students from a range of majors and interests – all with shared interests in utilizing resources in innovative ways to positively impact the greater Middletown community – applied to the Student Innovation Fund.  The fund provided up to $750 for spring OR summer projects that prioritized: Collaboration between student groups, faculty/staff, and/or community partners.…

Join the Wesleyan Community at Middletown Pride

You are invited to join the Wesleyan community for the first Middletown Pride event on Saturday, June 15, 2019!   The City of Middletown, the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, and Wesleyan University are partnering together for this inaugural event. Middletown Pride offers us all an opportunity to celebrate not only Wesleyan’s diverse community but also…

JCCP End of Year Open House celebrates community collaboration

On May 7th, over 80 people visited the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships for its End of Year Open House. Visitors included Wesleyan faculty and staff, and students, as well as community partners from the greater Middletown community, Hartford, New Haven, and even New Jersey! The event included a reception and short presentations from the JCCP’s…

2018/2019 Patricelli Center Fellows Reflect on Learnings

On May 7, twelve Patricelli Center Fellows gave their final presentations to an audience of peers, former Fellows, Wesleyan faculty and staff, and community members. The Patricelli Center Fellowship is a year-long, project-based, cohort-style learning opportunity for students interested in entrepreneurship, innovation, and social change. Some Fellows designed their own venture, while others seek pathways…

Innovation Fund Report: Adolescent Sexual Health Awareness (ASHA)

Wesleyan students from a range of majors and interests – all with shared interests in utilizing resources in innovative ways to positively impact the greater Middletown community – applied to the Student Innovation Fund.  The fund provided up to $750 for spring OR summer projects that prioritized: Collaboration between student groups, faculty/staff, and/or community partners.…

FREE Tickets to Next Gen Summit in NYC

Attention Wes students, check out this fantastic opportunity from Next Gen: Next Gen works to support talented young entrepreneurs by giving them access to resources and energy on their journey. To continue the momentum of Wesleyan’s student entrepreneurs, Next Gen would like to invite you to Next Gen Summit 2019 [June 7-9 in NYC] as…

JCCP End of Year Open House

The Jewett Center for Community Partnerships (JCCP) is the home of community engagement at Wesleyan University. Guided by the principles of mutual respect and collective responsibility, the JCCP focuses on developing and maintaining local partnerships with schools, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and the community at large through the Office of Community Service and Volunteerism, the…

Paid Spring and Summer Opportunities at Oddfellows Playhouse!

1. Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater is looking to hire an experienced Stage Manager for This Is Important!, an original, ensemble-created play with music being performed by our Teen Repertory Company this Spring. Rehearsals are Monday and Thursday evenings and the production runs May 16 – 18 & 24-25. Stipend available.   2. Paid Summer Internship…

Fall 2019 Courses in Civic Engagement, Social Change, and the Study of Public Life

Looking for interdisciplinary classes that think outside the box? Want to go beyond theory and understand how academic concepts apply in real-world settings? Take a class with the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life! or Service-Learning!  You can see all CSPL courses here, and you can check out all Service Learning courses for Fall 2019 here.  …

Celebrating WESU 88.1 FM’s 80th Year Anniversary

Established in 1939, WESU 88.1 FM is one of the oldest non-commercial radio stations in the United States. 2019 marks the 80th year anniversary for the station and a unique opportunity for the campus and broader community to revisit its history, impact, potential, and import to the socio-political landscape of the 21st century. Throughout WESU’s…