Center for Community Partnerships

The idea behind the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships [JCCP] is simple: we've centralized the different offices which work on university-community initiatives in one place so it's easier for everyone to access our resources. Combining the assets of the the Office of Community Service and Volunteerism, the Green Street Teaching and Learning Center, the Center for Prison Education, WESU 88.1FM, and in collaboration with the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life and the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, the JCCP seeks to serve the development of both the individual and the community, guided by principles of mutual respect and shared responsibility.

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Engaged University

Opportunities to get involved at ARTFARM!
Dic Wheeler ’81, Executive Director of ARTFARM, has several great opportunities to share for Wesleyan students interested in theater and circus performance. ARTFARM is a non-profit organization which cultivates high-quality theater with a commitment to Simple Living, Environmental Responsibility and Social Justice. They are looking for student volunteers (and the first position is work-study through the Oddfellows…

A Recipe for the Rule of Seven
When I started college in the fall of 1994, we had the Freshman Fifteen and an all-you-can-eat dining plan (RIP Mocon). Now, there's the Rule of Seven, cafeterias are thoughtfully called all-you-care-to-eat, and it's our schedules and resumes that have become overweight. Author’s note: I’m about to overuse a food metaphor, so you might want…

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