Argus Voices Fund and Survey

The Wesleyan Argus is implementing new initiatives to make their newsroom more accessible and equitable, and they seek input and support from the Wesleyan community.  Former Managing Editor Jocelyn Maeyama ’22 compiled a number of resources and created a padlet entitled ‘Resources for Recognizing and Dismantling Anti-Blackness in the Newsroom‘ which all Argus staff are…

Allbritton Center Civic Engagement Report 2019-2020

The Allbritton Center is the hub of civic engagement at Wesleyan University. We study public life, actively partner with the local and regional community, and teach practical skills for social impact. The Center houses the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships, and the Patricelli Center for Social…

Sustainability Office moves to the Allbritton Center

We are excited to announce that the Wesleyan Sustainability Office, founded in 2012, will now be housed in the Allbritton Center. This move is in conjunction with the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships’ new focus on engagement with Middletown on environmental issues and sustainability. The Wesleyan Sustainability Office promotes a sustainable approach to Wesleyan’s relationship…

CSPL/CGST 480 Engaged Projects

CSPL/CGST480 Engaged Projects CSPL/CGST480 ENGAGED PROJECTS is a new 1-credit course in which students study a topic of their choice and produce a final project for a public audience. EPs respond to this critical moment in history by empowering students to connect their academic pursuits to what is happening in the world around them. They…

Trinity College: TrinVotes! Initiative Encourages Trinity Community to Register and Vote

Led by a group of Trinity College students, staff, and faculty members, a new initiative called TrinVotes! is designed to increase the college’s voter registration and election participation, especially among students who are first-time voters. A letter to the community in February from Trinity President Joanne Berger-Sweeney and Trinna Larsen ’20, president of Trinity’s Student…

Become a Support a Pal Intern

From Walker Brandt ’22: Support a Pal Background: During the pandemic, elderly individuals have been most at risk for being socially isolated. Our aim is to soften the effect of social distancing through intergenerational connection. We pair volunteers (college students) with elderly pals in a one on one friendship. Job Description: The intern’s main objective…

Conference Grant Report: Scott McMahon ’22

Scott McMahon ’22 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Scott traveled to Providence to attend the Future of Sustainable Investing Conference. You can read Scott’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. On…

Conference Grant Report: Caroline Bhupathi ’20

Caroline Bhupathi ’20 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Caroline traveled to Orlando to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration. You can read Caroline’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. The first time…

Conference Grant Report: Janna Yousef ’20

Janna Yousef ’20 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Janna traveled to Toronto to attend the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood Conference. You can read Janna’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our…