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Food Rescue Seeks Volunteer Drivers

Food Rescue aims to reduce waste on campus and help to alleviate food insecurity in our community. They also strive to build awareness of both environmental issues regarding waste as well as hunger and food insecurity in our community and on a greater scale.. Student volunteers collect food that is normally wasted from Pi Cafe,…

Cardinal Community Commitment

Every year, over 400 Wesleyan students choose to enrich their educational experience through civic engagement on campus and beyond.  They deploy their curiosity, skills, and practical idealism as they support educational and social enrichment activities for youth, stand with efforts to protect our environment, learn from the wisdom of aging community members, and work in…

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…

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.…

Volunteer for Exploring College Pathways

The Jewett Center for Community Partnerships has partnered up with Middletown and Meriden Public Schools to introduce 60 high school juniors to the college admissions process. This initiative, called Exploring College Pathways, will involve informal discussion groups over lunch, panels, college essay coaching, and more. You can find more details about the program here: https://www.wesleyan.edu/jccp/ExploringCollege/About.html Student…

Volunteer with Julia’s Star

The Julia’s Star team is currently looking for a couple of volunteers to help teach a workshop on tolerance and social justice on April 2nd and April 9th, from 10-12. Julia’s Star is a group of students who use a children’s book written by a (now deceased) Wes alumna to teach elementary school students in Middletown about…

Exploring College Pathways – Call for Volunteers

Exploring College Pathways A Program Sponsored by the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships The Exploring College Pathways Program is a program designed to help high school juniors explore their interests in college. Wesleyan University stakeholders and community partners support the work of high school teachers and administrators as they bolster student knowledge of and preparation…

Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center – call for volunteers

Dear friends of the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Thank you to the volunteers who helped make 2017/2018 our best year yet. We are now gearing up for 2018/2019, and we are seeking a limited number of mentors, guest speakers, and pitch coaches to support student entrepreneurs and changemakers. Mentors will: Be custom matched with…

Civic Engagement and You: Ways to Get Involved This Summer and Beyond

Are you a student on campus this summer and looking for things to do? It can often be challenging to find out what is going on in Middletown, and how to get involved in community service or political action around here. So the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships (JCCP)  is teaming up with the Bennet…

Volunteer to Paint the Salvation Army!

The Salvation Army in Middletown has served the Middletown community for 120 years. It provides direct social services, including bread/cake distribution and holiday baskets for families and toys for children at Christmas. Now they need our help with painting their building! Volunteers are needed on May 4th to paint two outside walls and four doors.…