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We sit down one and one with them and talk, and make an effort for all Wesbuds members to do this as well." -- Sela Adegbile '22, Coordinator; Psychology and African American Studies Major engageduniversity.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2021/11/17/ocs…

"I’ve learned a lot about working with a community partner and accommodating the needs of the students. Many are worried about being infantilized and don’t want arts/crafts or games, but others love that.

They go to this school to transition out of high school and practice working and social skills, which is where we come in, and to continue school work.

OCS Coordinator Profiles: WesBuds WesBuds partners with a school on Wesleyan’s campus, Middlesex Transitional Academy (MTA) which serves college students with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

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WesBuds partners with a school on Wesleyan’s campus, Middlesex Transitional Academy (MTA) which serves college students with intellectual or developmental disabilities. https://t.co/MObPgWePiD

His name was Aiden, and later on, he was doing math really well, and he just said, “I’m a genius!” said Hannah Gearan '22, Coordinator. Hannah is a Film Studies and Environmental Studies Major with a Writing Certificate.

"It’s really cool to see kids grow while working with them. I had this one boy who was in my math class, and he really struggled at the beginning of the year with focusing and doing multiplication on his own.

WesReads and WesMath allow students to work in K-5 classrooms at Macdonough and Farm Hill elementary schools to help with Math and Reading.

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If you weren't able to vote absentee at home, you can vote on campus today! Polls are open til 8 and JCCP Assistant Director Diana Martinez has been giving folks rides to City Hall for same day registration. You can text or call her for a ride at 860-798-5928.

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Polls are open til 8 and JCCP Assistant Director Diana Martinez has been giving folks rides to City Hall for same day registration. You can text or call her for a ride at 860-798-5928. https://t.co/dlDZ3VS8u8

For Homecoming @wesleyan_u , the Center for Prison Education hosted a WESEMINAR on liberal arts behind prison walls, featuring graduates from the CPE program! @ Wesleyan University instagram.com/p/CVq7gECl19r/…

Bryan also noted the Wesleyan ENGAGE newsletter, which you can sign up for and read here: engageduniversity.blogs.wesleyan.edu Retweeted by Wes|Civic Engagement

Bryan is also discussing how to communicate what's happening on campus for students to get involved, and that it's always difficult to reach everyone as social media platforms change in popularity, but noted that physical flyers on campus remain a great way to see what's going on Retweeted by Wes|Civic Engagement

In talking about how to get more people involved, the panelists and Clifton all commented that they always love more support, and you can learn about many of those programs here: wesleyan.edu/jccp/get-invol… Retweeted by Wes|Civic Engagement

All the panelist commented that their civic engagement work has been critical co-curricular work to supplement their Wesleyan experience, all of them feeling that civic engagement has taught them as much, if not more, than their traditional classes have. Retweeted by Wes|Civic Engagement

You can learn more about the Community Impact Residency program here: wesleyan.edu/jccp/community… Retweeted by Wes|Civic Engagement

Kate noted that sometimes she gets lost from her classes because of her activism, and being able to have the Community Impact Residency, which has given her the opportunity to better connect her classwork to her activism, has made it easier to not lose her classwork to activism Retweeted by Wes|Civic Engagement

Sophia also noted that being able to connect her community engagement to what she's learning in the classroom has helped her to feel grounded in her work and her learning, and that has also motivated her. Retweeted by Wes|Civic Engagement