Annual Community Dialogue on Early Education and Care
Wheelock sponsors a free, yearly conference for community leaders, policy makers, advocates, and educators to discuss the landscape of administration, policy, and provision of early education and care in Massachusetts.
Wheelock College and Jumpstart launched a formal partnership in the fall of 2005. This partnership pairs college students with preschoolers to promote literacy, language, and social skills. Wheelock students focus solely in the Roxbury area as part of the School Readiness for All Initiative. In addition, The Wheelock Jumpstart site has the largest percentage of student participation of any college or university in the Boston area and continues to be cited as a national model.
The Passion for Action Scholarship Program
The Passion for Action Scholarship Program supports scholars in learning to nurture and apply their passion to become leaders for positive change in their community, their nation, and the world.
Wheelock College and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) partnered to offer a one-week STEM camp for 20-25 rising 10th grade Boston Public School students. The fundamental role of the camp is to introduce middle school students to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concepts through a combination of classroom experiments and field experiences at Boston-area companies that include science as an integral part of their businesses.
A college-community endeavor in which Wheelock students and community-based sites facilitate collaborative youth art-making and exhibition in the spirit of Ubuntu.