Tonight – Post-debate discussion

Wesleyan students are invited to join Government Professors Logan Dancey and Alyx Mark for a post-debate discussion following the first presidential debate on Tuesday, Sept. 28. The event will start at 10:30 p.m. et (immediately following the debate) on Zoom and conclude by 11:30 p.m. You can join the discussion via this link: You will need to sign in through your Single Sign On to join the meeting.

The event is meant as an opportunity for students to engage in a dialogue with one another about the debate. Professors Dancey and Mark will pose some initial discussion questions and help facilitate the conversation.

The discussion is sponsored by the Allbritton Center and is part of the Commission on Presidential Debate’s DebateWatch initiative and Wesleyan’s E2020 initiative.

Engage 2020 Speaker Series

The E2020 Speaker Series features an array of public figures from diverse backgrounds – all with compelling messages about the power of students and young people to affect change and the urgency of this moment. The E2020 Speaker Series is a centerpiece of Wesleyan’s E2020 Initiative– the University’s comprehensive effort to support student learning and civic participation, while engaging the public around the electoral process and broader questions related to civic life. Speaker Series

Gordon Career Center Outreach

Welcome back! The Gordon Career Center is operating virtually as we strive to keep our community safe and healthy. Whether you are on-campus or studying remotely, our experienced team is committed to providing individualized career support through virtual appointments, online programs and resources.

We realize that many of you may be thinking about the effects of the pandemic and current events on internships and jobs. Please know that we are busy scheduling virtual info sessions and coffee chats with our employer and alumni partners who are eager to connect with you, and thousands of employers continue to post opportunities on Handshake.

As we begin the semester we encourage you to:
Activate and update your profile on Handshake to search and apply to jobs and internships (including campus employment), schedule one-on-one career advising appointments, register for virtual events, and connect with your peers as well as with students, alumni, and recruiters across the Handshake network
Schedule a virtual career advising appointment to update your resume and plan for the year ahead.
Mark your calendars for employer events, ask-me-anything sessions, and any of the other 50+ virtual events scheduled for this Fall (and don’t forget to check back often as we are continuing to add new programs).
Enroll in Career Decisions: From Insight to Impact, our free, online, at-your-own-pace course that will help you learn about unconscious influences on your decision-making and help you define what career success means to you.

For more information about our programs and resources, visit our website, explore our digital resource library on Handshake, and connect with us on Facebook.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us via phone 860-685-2180 or email if you have any questions or need help getting started. We look forward to working with you now and in the future!

All best wishes,
Sharon Belden Castonguay
Executive Director, Gordon Career Center, Wesleyan University