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The Office of Community Service and Volunteerism (OCS) fosters community building within the University and with the communities of Middletown and Middlesex County. OCS maintains the spirit of public service at Wesleyan by offering opportunities to participate in volunteer work, providing work-study placements in the community, and supporting student-sponsored social action initiatives.

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Engaged University

Service in Student Forums
The Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life supports the integration of academic study and civic engagement through service-learning courses, the nonprofit board residency program, the collaborative cluster, academic fellowships, and the engaged scholarship of faculty. But this work is happening outside of Allbritton, too! For this post, I collected stories from a few…

Engaged Scholarship: Erika Franklin Fowler
The Allbritton Center for the Study of Public life supports engaged scholarship on and off the Wesleyan campus. We define “Engaged Scholarship” as partnerships of university knowledge and resources with those of the public and private sectors to enrich scholarship, research, creative activity, and public knowledge; enhance curriculum, teaching and learning; prepare educated, engaged citizens;…

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