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Student Spotlight: Alexandria Irace ’15 on the Health of Communities

Service-Learning courses can involve a wide range of activities that extend well beyond traditional volunteer service. For The Health of Communities with Professor Peggy Carey Best, this means conducting research with real-world applications, right here in Middletown. In addition to reading and discussing literature on public health, medicine, and ethics, students serve as research assistants…

Student Spotlight: Alicia Gansley ’15

Civic engagement takes many forms at Wesleyan: volunteerism, activism and advocacy, community-based work, and more recently, unique academic experiences like service-learning and civic engagement courses. ¬†Alicia Gansley ’15 – a Computer Science major completing the Economics minor and Civic Engagement certificate – has been involved with nearly all of these activities during her time at…