Apply to be a Fall ’12 Orientation Leader — Apps due 2/13

Orientation Leader:
Orientation Leaders work with Resident Advisors to mentor and guide students during both ISO and NSO. Orientation Leaders also help manage events, including welcoming international students at airports, working at residence hall arrival sites, informational forums and social events.

Expectations: Orientation Leaders are expected to return to campus on Wednesday, August 22, 2012. All Orientation staff must attend training sessions on August 23-25, participate fully during both ISO and NSO (August 26-September 2). Any other commitment during this time period must be pre-approved by the Director of Orientation.

Terms and Benefits:
Period of work: August 22-September 2, 2011      Stipend of $200     Free room and board

Application Deadline for OLS: Applications are due by February 13, 2012 by 5:00pm

UCAB Now Hiring!

“The Usdan University Center Activities Board (UCAB) is now hiring! UCAB is looking for 4-5 students who are not only excited and passionate about  new opportunities in the Wesleyan community, but also about program planning, teamwork, and leadership development. Applicants should be creative, organized, motivated, dependable and enthusiastic. Due to the nature of the position, applicants should be free to work Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, attend weekly meeting with the board and have FUN! Visit for a detailed job description and application. Contact Veronica Young, Graduate Intern of Student Activities, for more information. “


WSA Student Groups Fair

On behalf of the WSA Office and the WSA:

Please join us tomorrow for our 20th Annual Student Groups Fair. It is going to be in Huss Courtyard right outside of Usdan under a large tent. We have our 100 groups with tables waiting to give the student body information. There will also be a raffle for an iPad as well as other prizes. Come show some support, sign up for groups, and get free stuff!

Student Activities Fair!

Dear Students,

Come out and mingle with other Wesleyan Students and Middletown vendors at the WSA’s 20th Annual Student Groups Fair!  This annual event celebrates our student body’s extracurricular initiatives and highlights the campus’ creativity and passion for different causes.

The event will take place on Friday, September 16, 2011 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm on the Huss Courtyard (outside the Usdan University Center).  The rain location will be at the Hockey Rink.  Stop by, check out the groups, enjoy free samples from vendors like Tschudin Chocolates and Cold Stone Creamery, and enter your name into a raffle for great prize: An IPad!

If you would like to reserve a space at the fair (whether you have a registered group or not!), please look out for an e-mail with a group registration link in the near future. We look forward to seeing you there.

 Sincerely, The WSA Office Staff

Wesleyan Student Assembly Office, Usdan University Center, Room 104, (860) 685-2410 | | Fax: (860) 685-2411

Internship Positions on Campus Next Year — Apps due Tues., April 5

Looking to Create Change on Campus Next Year?

Are you interested in any of the following:
providing programmatic and networking  opportunities for various activist groups on campus, facilitating difficult dialogue conversations between students and fostering meaningful connections between students, faculty and staff on campus?

If you answered yes to any of those questions please consider applying for one of the following internship opportunities:

 Dwight Greene ’70 Internship
  University Organizing Center Internship

 For more information about either one of these internships please click on the links below

 Please note the deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. 

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Dawn Brown, or (860) 685-3163. 


Carib Week: Student Panel–Caribbean Identities in the Wes Community 3/31

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Student Panel:  Caribbean Identities in the Wesleyan Community

What does it mean to be Caribbean?  How do Caribbean students identify away from the space and on the mainland?  How and in what circumstances does one identify (or neglect to identify) as Caribbean?  Questions like these and more will be addressed in this informal panel discussion.

Usdan, MPR 7:30 p.m.

Forum on Alcohol-Free Events — Thurs., 6 p.m.

The Alcohol & Other Drug Committee is sponsoring a forum this Thursday, March 24 for students interested in discussing alcohol-free event opportunities on campus. We will be gathering in Daniel Family Commons from 6-7 p.m., and providing dinner from Typhoon for the first 40 students.  

The student committee members will be running this forum, providing information on resources available (such as how to submit a request for SBC funding), and encouraging all attendees to brainstorm event ideas and to take leadership roles in expanding upon the social opportunities currently available on any given weekend.

International Photo Entries on Display; Reception 2/16

International Photo Contest 2011 Winners Now on Display!

The Office of International Studies & the Usdan Art Committee are pleased to announce that this year’s finalists for the International Photo Contest are now on display in the Zelnick Pavilion.

In addition, we invite you to join us for a reception celebrating the photographers on Wednesday, February 16th from 4:00-5:00pm.

 The winning photographs will be enlarged and displayed in the Usdan University Center later this month.

UCC Event: The Physics of Salsa! 11/17

Usdan Common Connections on Wednesday, November 17th

The Physics of Salsa – 7pm, Daniel Family Commons

Join us and Rey Bermudez, founder of for a workshop on the science of dance and Salsa to get you moving and dancing!