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CASTONGUAY: HOW TO HELP STUDENTS FIND JOBS? NETWORK!

Sharon Belden Castonguay. Photo: Olivia Drake

  This fall, Sharon Belden Castonguay is enjoying the start of her first full academic year as director of Wesleyan’s Career Center, located at 41 Wyllys Avenue.  She joined the campus community in May, coming from Baruch College, where she was director of the Graduate Career Management Center for the Zicklin School of Business. A…

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR

When is the last time you were back on campus, sat in on a Wesleyan class, or watched a Wesleyan soccer game? If you are like me, you are either too busy or too far away to just drop in, but when you do reconnect with Wesleyan or your fellow alumni, you are energized and…

New Trustees

Carlton B. Barnswell ’83, P’14 Barnswell is a found- ing member of Integrated Medical Professionals, a multispecialty medical organization provid- ing comprehensive urologic and oncologic care in greater New York. A national expert on prostate cancer and voiding dysfunction, Carlton has been a principal investigator in many national and international clinical trials. He is a recipient…

Travel with Wesleyan

SOUTH AFRICA: CAPE TOWN AND MOZAMBIQUE February 7–20, 2013 From $7,895 Discover the staggering diversity of South Africa, “a world in one country,” aboard the six-star, all-suite, small-ship M.V. Silver Wind. Cruise round trip from Cape Town to Port elizabeth, richards Bay, Durban, east London, and Maputo. Free Air* from 43 gateway cities. $1,000 per…

41 Wyllys Avenue Ribbon Cutting

The Wesleyan community celebrated the grand opening of 41 Wyllys Avenue during a reception and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 24. The building is the new home of the College of Letters, Art History Program, and the Wesleyan Career Center. This historic building boasts beautiful new spaces enhanced with light, color, and technology. The Career Center…

Commencement 2012: Honorary Degree Recipients

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet ’87, a leading advocate for education reforms that support great teaching, delivered the Commencement address at the university’s 180th Commencement on May 27. Other honorary degree recipients at Commencement are also in the Wesleyan family: Glenn Ligon ’82, a multi-talented, nationally recognized artist; and Cecile Richards P’13, whose leadership of Planned Parenthood has helped…

MTV’s Friedman ’91: Keynote Career Advice

MTV President Stephen K. Friedman ’91 returned to campus on Feb. 25,  as the keynote speaker for a day of seminars to celebrate the grand opening of the new Career Center at 41 Wyllys Ave. From the vantage point of 21 years out, Friedman, a COL major who had begun his post-Wesleyan days looking for…