Arts, culture, public spaces
Garde Arts Center
Strives to instill multicultural appreciation and understanding by uniting residents of a geographically, ethnically and economically diverse region through artistic performances.
Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy
One of the College's five interdisciplinary centers, the Center trains students to be community leaders and supports students' efforts to shape public policy for a positive community impact. Freshmen are eligible.
Hygienic Art Inc.
One of New London's well-known non-profit art galleries. Our students work primarily as gallery sitters. Sitters may bring laptops, books, CD's, and well-behaved friends, children or dogs.
New London Public Library
Provides free access to a diversity of ideas and information through a variety of library materials, services and experience. Connecticut College students perform a variety of jobs.
Saint James Church
Involved in numerous social services, the church needs Connecticut College students for Web site design and general office duties. The church also needs a parish historian and an archives assistant, and would like a volunteer to assist in drafting a newsletter and preparing a church directory for printing.
Writers Block Ink
Arms young voices with the power of pen and prose, reinforcing teamwork, accountability and responsibility, igniting social change on the page and stage. Students from The Block (ages 11-19) create original plays with a strong emphasis on spoken word poetry and performance that address personal and social challenges on the community stage.
OVCS Contact Information:
College Center at Crozier-Williams
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196