Marco Roccato reflects upon the opportunity to “bring the Wooster spirit into the Athens Democracy Forum" again. The senior global and international studies major recently returned from the event that brings together global leaders to discuss current topics in relation to democracy.
Deepen and make more universal connections between learning in the classroom and engagement with the campus, local community, and the world.
Our mission calls us to prepare leaders of character and influence in a global and interconnected society, so we seek to provide an education that is both globally engaged and locally grounded, rich in opportunities for collaboration, civic engagement, professional exploration, and leadership.
- Make experiential learning central in every Wooster student’s education.
- Continue to strengthen connections to life after Wooster to ensure that we are a great springboard to life and work for every student.
- Create an integrated mentoring team of faculty, staff, peers and alumni for every student, to help them explore their passions and talents, successfully navigate challenges and make the most of opportunities at Wooster and beyond.
Five Wooster students, plus their advisors, were the recipients of the Community Enrichment Award
Benton Thompson IV, a sophomore at Wooster, spent six weeks at an archaeological field school in Italy this past summer, courtesy of APEX. There, he helped excavate a second century B.C. Roman villa while also immersing himself in Italian culture.
Priorities for Your Support
Get involved with one of numerous volunteer advising opportunities! You may choose to mentor APEX Fellows, share your expertise as part of a Black and Gold Dinner or WooLive: Alumni Talk, or participate in mock interviews with our students. Learn more.
The APEX Endowment
The College’s Center for Advising, Planning, and Experiential Learning is a critical tool for the 21st-century Wooster student and an increased and flexible endowment will make this program accessible to every Wooster student.
The Wooster Fund
To support the College’s commitment to integrate intellectual and professional work on an annual basis, give to the “Experiential Learning” area of impact through The Wooster Fund.
To start a conversation about supporting our endowment to enhance these priorities or to make a gift to The Wooster Fund, please contact the Office of Development at 330-263-2325 or [email protected]