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HOT SCHOOLS INTERN POSITION AVAILABLE Connecticut Higher Order Thinking (HOT) Schools in partnership with Wesleyan’s Green Street Center for Teaching and Learning is offering an internship to Wesleyan Students. This is a unique opportunity for a highly organized, tech savvy individual interested in understanding the elements of planning, developing, implementing and managing a not-for-profit program […]

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 […]

On January 21st, Harlem Children’s Zone founder and Waiting for Superman contributor Geoffrey Canada came to Middletown to speak at Wesleyan University’s Social Justice Leadership Conference.  A Bronx native and long-time educator, Canada’s defense of the importance of quality education in the inner city comes from personal experience.  Many involved at Green Street were in […]

Here we are in the first days of December, looking forward to the increasingly cold weather that the winter will most certainly bring. Thanksgiving has come and gone, Black Friday has tortured us all, and our relatives have made it safely home from a boisterous and happy holiday week. All that is left for us […]

Recently, the Hartford Courant published an opinion piece by Harvard University student, Alexander Heffner on the importance of community involvement in higher education.  According to Mr. Heffner, “College should be home to learning that has consistent social application — not to students glued to their textbooks in straitjackets for the sake of passing courses. Learning […]

Wesleyan University’s Green Street Arts Center’s Homecoming/Family Weekend events were an enormous success. The building was bustling with community members and Wesleyan families, thank you to all who participated during this weekend of wonderful events. On Friday, the entire neighborhood hummed with excitement, as jazz wafted from Green Street’s entry way out into the cool, […]

I actually met Sarah-Jane Ripa during Orientation week at an event on Wesleyan’s campus where she was running a booth for Green Street Arts Center. I asked her about ballet classes at Green Street and she told me that none were presently offered but that she would be glad to find me a teacher so […]