Wesleyan Faculty, Staff Named United Way Coordinators of the Year

Wesleyan has set at a goal of raising $130,000 through its annual United Way workplace campaign, which kicked-off Oct. 6.

Middlesex United Way held its annual awards program May 5 at the Middletown Elks Lodge, and among the honorees were campaign “Coordinators of the Year:” Associate Professor of Biology Gloster Aaron and Provost Joyce Jacobsen, who served as Wesleyan’s campaign co-chairs this year, and Cathy Lechowicz, director of the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships.

Middlesex United Way also awarded Rob Rosenthal, director of the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life and the John E. Andrus Professor of Sociology, with the Community Leadership Award in January. Bill Holder, director of University Communications, is president of the Middlesex United Way Board.

Since 2001, Wesleyan employees have donated more than $1.7 million to the organization. Read more online here.

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Middlesex United Way “Coordinators of the Year” include Gloster Aaron, Cathy Lechowicz and Joyce Jacobsen.

In accepting the award, the three chatted on stage with the M.C. of the event, former local television reporter Jamie Muro, and they discussed their reasons for supporting Middlesex United Way.

In accepting the award, the three chatted on stage with the M.C. of the event, former local television reporter Jamie Muro, and they discussed their reasons for supporting Middlesex United Way.