Dwight Hall Newsletter
May 2017 





"We greatly enjoyed bringing a little bit of Camp Kesem to Yale. The colorful patterns created at our Color Run reminded us of our messy games with children." 

-Billy Roberts '19 and Alex Posner '18 
Community Highlights
Two “Halls” Come Together During Spring Day of Service 2017: Lyric Hall and Dwight Hall

Our Student Executive Committee held a spring Day of Service on April 8th for students to volunteer at different organizations in the area. Students were able to connect with our community partners and hear stories like this highlight from Lyric Hall.

Good Mornings at Sunrise (Café)

Alissa Ji '20 first learned about Liberty Community Services' Sunrise Café when our First-Year in Service program volunteered one morning for a service day. The experience she had kept her going back throughout the semester and she shares with us what makes Sunrise Café special. 
Recent Events
Washington DC Gathering: A Bridge Between Past and Present

Dwight Hall recently hosted an alumni meet and greet where current students and alumni shared their Dwight Hall experiences. Serena Ly '20 reflects on the significance of connecting with alumni .
YPEI plans inmate teaching program

After Yale Prison Education Initiative at Dwight Hall hosted a Common Read of College in Prison: Reading in an Age of Mass Incarceration by Daniel Karpowitz, Yale Daily News featured the work YPEI is embarking on to bring Yale College courses for credit to prisons.
Special News and Announcements
Welcome A(Board): Congratulations to Dwight Hall’s Newest Student Board Members!

Congratulations to Sheila  Qasemi '19 Keniel  Yao '19, Serena  Ly '20 , and Nancy Lu '20 for being voted in as student members of Dwight Hall’s Board! They have all shown incredible dedication to advancing the mission of Dwight Hall and we look forward to having them serve as board members. We will be highlighting our newest alumni and community board members in June.
Dwight Hall Co-Coordinator Matthew Coffin Chosen as Newman Civic Fellow

" Public service has been an integral component of my identity for most of my life. When I arrived on Yale’s campus, I immediately began exploring multiple venues for community service and found my home within New Haven."