Mindfulness and Movement Workshop on Nov. 4–Reserve space by Nov. 1

Mindfulness and Movement:

Holistic Healing for Survivors of Sexual Violence


 Sunday, November 4th, 10am-4pm

 Created for survivors of sexual violence, this retreat will teach participants how to incorporate mindfulness skills and practices into their lives, improve sleep, augment self-care skills and culminate in a relaxing gentle yoga/movement session.

 TO REGISTER: Complete the registration form and return to

Alysha B. Warren,LPC, awarren@wesleyan.edu  by

Thursday, November 1st .

 Reference “Mindfulness & Movement” in subject line.

Visit http://weconsent.blogs.wesleyan.edu/ for details

Space is limited!

 The retreat will be facilitated by:

Alysha B. Warren, LPC, Therapist/Sexual Violence Resource Coordinator,

Tanya Purdy, Director of WesWell, and

Jyotika Skeels, Registered Yoga Teacher

Amy Marschall, Counseling and Psychological Services Extern

WeSupport: Be a Peer Mental Health Advocate — Workshop Sessions begin 9/25 or 9/28

WeSupport — Wesleyan Student Support Network

WeSupport is a 6-session workshop offered by Counseling and Psychological Services and Active Minds.  In a series of six 1-hour discussions, we will train students to be peer mental health advocates.  Participating students will learn about a variety of mental health topics, become familiar with the signs a friend or acquaintance may be in distress, gain practice talking with someone who is struggling, and become conversant in both campus and community resources.  Students who complete the six-session series will have the option of joining a network of Wesleyan peer mental health advocates.

WeSupport seminars will be held Tuesdays from 4:30 – 5:30 PM in 41 Wyllys room 114 and Fridays from 12:15 – 1:15 in 41 Wyllys room 113.  Start date is September 25th for the Tuesday group, and September 28th for the Friday group.  The series will not meet during the week of fall break.

If you are interested in joining us, please email Dr. Jennifer D’Andrea at jdandrea@wesleyan.edu and indicate which day you prefer.




Patricelli Center for Social Entreneurship Fall Workshop Series, beginning 9/18 — Sign up now, space limited




Downey House   Hobbs Classroom 113   Tuesdays 5-6:30 p.m.


Learn how to communicate your vision, get others involved and acquire seed funding.


Learn how to research the right grant opportunities, and communicate your vision in ways that are compelling to grant makers.


What do angel investors and venture capitalists seek from startup organizations before they invest?


Attract volunteer help and the right talent to your project. 

Space is limited to the first 30 registrants.  To register please e-mail bstraker@wesleyan.edu indicating the date or dates you wish to attend.

Social Justice Conference — April 21! Register now to participate or present a session!

Social Justice Leadership Conference:  

The Social Justice Leadership Conference (SJLC) is a collaborative effort which provides a space for students, student groups, community members, alumni, faculty, and staff to discuss social justice and to learn and refine leadership skills. SJLC seeks to empower its participants to create change by applying the skills and knowledge acquired during the conference.

Students, student groups, alumni, community members, faculty and staff facilitate sessions in their area of interest or expertise. Sessions focus on leadership skills that may be applied to any social movement and on the many manifestations of injustice and how participants can be involved in creating change.  SJLC provides participants with resources and opportunities for engagement on campus, in Middletown, in Connecticut and across the globe.

Register Here

Session on Internships — 10/6 at noon

Finding an Internship:  Thursday, October 6, 12-1 p.m., Usdan 108 


Wesleyan students land outstanding internships every summer.  This workshop with Jim Kubat of the Wesleyan Career Center will review the tools and resources you need to make your summer a productive and stimulating experience.

Women in Science Seminar Thursday, 6 p.m.

This Thursday, April 21st, WesWIS (Wesleyan’s Women in Science) is holding a great event. The Empowering Women in Science Seminar is led by Gaby Jordan of the Handel Group in New York. It provides leadership training for women pursuing careers in the sciences. You can find more details here: http://www.wendysuzuki.com/women/.

 The start time is 6pm in Judd 113. Refreshments will be served. Attendees should RSVP to Maureen Snow (msnow@wesleyan.edu <msnow@wesleyan.htm> ).

Study Abroad Session for Students interested in the Health Professions 1/28/11

“Study Abroad and the Health Professions”

Please join Director of International Studies Carolyn Sorkin and Health Professions Advisor Peggy Carey-Best for a conversation on studying abroad for students interested in medical, dental, nursing, or veterinary graduate school. Bring your questions!

Friday, January 28, 2011    12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Usdan 110

Reading Retention Workshop: Fri., Feb. 26 at noon

Reading Retention Workshop

Friday, February 26 – 12:10 to 1:00

Usdan B25

(Multipurpose Room in the basement)


Do you forget information after reading it?

Do you find yourself looking at a page with no idea of what you’ve just read?

Do you become disinterested with reading the further into the material you get? Come to the Reading Retention workshop!