Student Life

A guide to the Wesleyan Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Wesleyan students are known to be bold and creative thinkers who are not just learners but also makers. However, it can be difficult for students to figure out where to start when they have an idea they want to build or when they feel drawn to get involved with other students’ entrepreneurial projects. This post…

Hello from the JCCP Communications Intern!

Robi Frederick sitting on a chair outside giving a thumbs up

Hi! My name is Robi Frederick (she/her/hers) and I am the new Jewett Center for Community Partnerships Communications Intern. I am currently a senior here at Wesleyan majoring in American Studies with a minor in Civic Engagement. This semester, you can find me at the Center for Humanities Fellowship office working on my Senior Essay…

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…

Voting on Wesleyan’s Campus Up in 2018

College-student voting doubled nationwide, according to national study Wesleyan University today reported that student voting on its campus was up in last year’s election, increasing to 46.8% in 2018 from a rate of 16.6% in 2014. The full campus report can be viewed here: 2014 and 2018 NSLVE Report-Wesleyan University Wesleyan has a long history…

Conference Report: Hana ElSafoury ’19

Hana ElSafoury ’19 traveled to New Haven, CT to attend the Yale Philanthropy Conference. You can read Hana’s reflection below, read other conference reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. On Friday, February 22nd, I attended the 2019 Yale Philanthropy Conference. This is a yearly conference…