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The Allbritton Spotlight: Lucy De Souza

The Allbritton Spotlight is a Q&A series highlighting students engaged in the local community through the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, the Center for Community Partnerships, and the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. These students dedicate their time to a diversity of projects from tutoring middle school students to advocating for sexual…

Work with Individual Tutoring!

Individual Tutoring needs you! We offer free high quality, reliable tutoring for area K-12 students. Tutors are needed for all ages, subjects, and ability levels! The ~magical~ part of this program is that it is super flexible! We ask for a minimum of 1 hr/week but you can work as much as you want. Once you’re matched with…

Announcing Pilot Economics Peer Mentor Program

The Female Economists of Wesleyan (FEW) and the Economics Major’s Committee are working with the Economics department and the Office of Student Affairs to launch our sweet new Pilot Economics Peer Mentor Program. Our Economics Workshop will be open SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY EVENINGS, 7-9PM, IN PAC136! That’s the snazzy classroom at the end of the…

OCS Ice Cream Party and Fall Allbritton Luncheon

Campus is very quiet over the summer, with just the maneuverings of summer classes and the occasional burst of noise from a middle school summer camp to keep us company. I started my position as the Civic Engagement Fellow in June, at the beginning of the calmest time of year on campus. After a few months…

Volunteers Needed at Amazing Grace

The Amazing Grace food pantry is in need of volunteers on Saturday, September 5th. Due to the holiday weekend, they are short on their regular volunteers. We are looking for 3-5 students who can volunteer their time at Amazing Grace from 9am – 1pm. You will be helping to stock the pantry and then assisting…

Attention students: Are you interested in being a PCSE Peer Advisor? (email us by 9/9)

Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship will be appointing our 2015/2016 Peer Advisors in the coming weeks. If you’re a current undergraduate student and you’d like to be considered, please send a brief email expressing your interest to Makaela Kingsley ’98, Director of the Patricelli Center, by Wednesday, September 9. If you’ve had limited or…

Introduction to OpenStreetMap.org Relief Mapping for Nepal

Want to help with relief efforts in Nepal after Saturday’s Magnitude 7.8 earthquake? In this special WesGIS/Mapping workshop, we’ll introduce tools that you can use to contribute toward relief efforts in Nepal through mapping. We’ll get you registered, provide a hands-on introduction to mapping using OpenStreetMap.org’s browser-based iD editor, and show you how to find…

Leaders Wanted: Apply to be an OCS Student Coordinator!

Update: We have extended the deadline for several coordinator positions until Friday, April 24. Check the updated list below! Several of the student coordinators in the Office of Community Service will be graduating this May, and while we’re very sad to see them go, it’s exciting to welcome new leaders into the fold! If you’re an…

12th Annual WesAGE International Dessert Fair

On Sunday, April 19, local senior citizens and Wesleyan students will convene in Beckham Hall for a celebration of our community’s cultural diversity. Restaurants from downtown Middletown have kindly donated desserts, and several student groups will entertain and educate the crowd with performances and presentations. Come by Beckham between 2:45 and 4:30 PM to enjoy…

Service-Learning – Fall 2015

It’s pre-registration time once again! As you plan your schedule for the Fall, take a look at the Service-Learning Center, which offers courses that integrate community service into an academic curriculum. The service component can take many forms depending on the particular course, such as volunteer work, research for organizations, teaching opportunities, and community organizing activities. Back in the classroom,…