Staff, Students Participate in Day of Caring

Several Wesleyan staff and students participated in United Way’s Day of Caring on Oct. 3. Projects included storytelling and reading with children at Farm Hill School, leading arts and crafts projects, painting a mural and planting gardens. The event was hosted by the Center for Community Partnerships. Read more about the Day of Caring in this Oct. 23 Hartford Courant article. Contributed photos of the day are below:

Olivia Tempest '13 works with children at Farm Hill Elementary School in Middletown.

Olivia Tempest ’13 works with children at Farm Hill Elementary School in Middletown.

Residential Life area coordinators Brian Nangle and Daniel LaBonte paint a map of the United States on the school's playground.

Residential Life area coordinators Brian Nangle and Daniel LaBonte paint a map of the United States on the school’s playground.

Tracy Mehr-Muska, University Protestant Chaplain, paints a paw at the school.

Tracy Mehr-Muska, University Protestant Chaplain, paints a paw at the school.

Tessa Young '13 and Roseann Sillasen, associate director and project manager of Physical Plant - Facilities, work on additional paw paintings.

Tessa Young ’13 and Roseann Sillasen, associate director and project manager of Physical Plant – Facilities, work on additional paw paintings.

Kathleen Roberts, residential operations coordinator for Residential Life, helps a Farm Hill School student with her art project.

Kathleen Roberts, residential operations coordinator for Residential Life, helps a Farm Hill School student with her art project.

Olivia Drake

Olivia (M.A.L.S. '08) is editor of the Wesleyan Connection newsletter and campus photographer. I have two dogs, five chickens and 30 house plants. I like snow, photographing firemen and enjoying "stinky" cheeses. Send me your story ideas to newsletter@wesleyan.edu. 

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