Monthly Archives: February 2009

VISTA Positions Open at the CCE

americorps_vista_logo_003The Center for Community Engagement announced in February the opening of two VISTA positions beginning this summer 2009. One position will focus on community partner development and the other on faculty and student programming. (For more information on how to apply, see:


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Rupp Shares Inauguration Experience with Students

Dr. Robert Rupp (Political Science) was invited by the Wesleyan chapter of RESULTS to speak to a group of students in the Center for Community Engagement about his experience at the inauguration of 44th President Barack Obama. Granted with a press pass, Rupp was able to experience the event on Capitol Hill amongst 1.8 million people – the whole population of West Virginia. Students and staff engaged with Rupp in a discussion about the various aspects surrounding the historical event: the symbolism within the President’s speech, the long campaign trail, and the years which lie ahead.

*Video to come soon!*

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