Forklift Danceworks is looking for interns

Forklift Danceworks is looking for interns! Forklift is a community-based performance company in Austin, Texas. Forklift is developing a collaborative performance with Wesleyan Physical Plant and Custodial Operations planned for October 2021. The production highlights the invisible choreography of work that keeps campus running.   Summer 2021 interns will support production planning for the Wesleyan performance, with…

JCCP Jobs Info Session Recording

Are you a federal work-study student interested in working with the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships? Have you been hired already but don’t know how to submit your timesheets? Watch this webinar recording with JCCP staff Diana Martinez and Rhea Drozdenko to get all your questions answered about Handshake, WesNest, Workforce, and working in community.…

COVID 103 – a Lecture from Professors Johnston and Cohan

All students returning to Wesleyan University were required to view Moodle Covid103, which includes a video by Professors Fred Cohan and Bill Johnston that explains ‘how the biological details of the virus impact the public health measures that we’re asking the students to follow. These modules have included historical, cultural, medical, and ethical perspectives on…

JCCP Student Innovation Fund

2020/2021 JCCP Student Innovation Fund During the 2019-2020 academic year, over 400 Wesleyan students engaged in programs sponsored by the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships (JCCP). Students have worked on behalf of educational programs, programs addressing hunger and homelessness, among others. All student efforts are representative of our commitment to co-creating mutually respectful partnerships in…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #3 from Middletown Harm Reduction Initiative

Lydia Cox '22 with the MHRI's rover

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. The Opioid Harm Reduction Initiative run by Livia Cox ’22 and Nick Wells ’20 was one of this year’s winners. This is their third report since receiving funding from the PCSE in…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #3 from Holistic Wealth Consulting

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. Holistic Wealth Consulting run by Inayah Bashir ’20, Kolbi Bradley ’20, Xianna Ortiz ’20, Kobe Guilford and Latisha Leaperl ’20 was one of this year’s winners. This is their third report…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #3 from Narratio

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. Narratio run by Ahmed Badr ’20 was one of this year’s winners. This is their third report since receiving funding from the PCSE in March 2020. Read their other reports…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from Narratio

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. Narratio run by Ahmed Badr ’20 was one of this year’s winners. This is their second report since receiving funding from the PCSE in March 2020. Read their first report…

Introduction to GIS Final Presentations Fall 2020

Ever seen a cool, interactive map that presents a lot of information really clearly, and wondered how someone created it? It was likely created using Geographical information systems (GIS), and students in Professor Kim Diver’s Introduction to GIS course (E&E 280) learned how to create maps like those and much more during their course work…

Gabriel Mirelez ‘23 ties for first place in Connecticut Collegiate Business Plan Competition

Vethos Technologies logo

On November 13, 2020, Gabriel Mirelez ’23 competed in the Connecticut Collegiate Business Plan Competition, an annual competition organized by the Entrepreneurship Foundation. The Entrepreneurship Foundation is a 501c3 which exists “to provide effective resources for Educators ​and Entrepreneurs.” The competition offered $30,000 in startup grants and $5,000 in startup services to the eight student venture…