PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #3 from Holistic Wealth Consulting

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. Holistic Wealth Consulting run by Inayah Bashir ’20, Kolbi Bradley ’20, Xianna Ortiz ’20, Kobe Guilford and Latisha Leaperl ’20 was one of this year’s winners. This is their third report…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #3 from Narratio

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. Narratio run by Ahmed Badr ’20 was one of this year’s winners. This is their third report since receiving funding from the PCSE in March 2020. Read their other reports…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from Narratio

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. Narratio run by Ahmed Badr ’20 was one of this year’s winners. This is their second report since receiving funding from the PCSE in March 2020. Read their first report…

Introduction to GIS Final Presentations Fall 2020

Ever seen a cool, interactive map that presents a lot of information really clearly, and wondered how someone created it? It was likely created using Geographical information systems (GIS), and students in Professor Kim Diver’s Introduction to GIS course (E&E 280) learned how to create maps like those and much more during their course work…

Gabriel Mirelez ‘23 ties for first place in Connecticut Collegiate Business Plan Competition

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On November 13, 2020, Gabriel Mirelez ’23 competed in the Connecticut Collegiate Business Plan Competition, an annual competition organized by the Entrepreneurship Foundation. The Entrepreneurship Foundation is a 501c3 which exists “to provide effective resources for Educators ​and Entrepreneurs.” The competition offered $30,000 in startup grants and $5,000 in startup services to the eight student venture…

Spring 2021 Courses in Civic Engagement, Social Change, and the Study of Public Life

Looking for interdisciplinary classes that think outside the box? Want to go beyond theory and understand how academic concepts apply in real-world settings? Take a class with the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life! or Service-Learning!  CSPL211 Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing: Legal Advocacy for Disabled Veterans  Sarah Ryan  In-person with remote students…

A guide to the Wesleyan Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Wesleyan students are known to be bold and creative thinkers who are not just learners but also makers. However, it can be difficult for students to figure out where to start when they have an idea they want to build or when they feel drawn to get involved with other students’ entrepreneurial projects. This post…

E2020 Event: The 2020 Election Cycle – A Debrief

It’s not hyperbole to say that the 2020 Election may be the most consequential and most unusual election in our lifetime. Want to better understand what happened and what it might mean going forward?   Join members of Wesleyan’s faculty in American Politics, Logan Dancey, Erika Franklin Fowler, Alyx Mark, Steven Moore, and Justin Peck for “The 2020 Election…

Elections under threat: Perspectives and Prospects

Elections under threat: Perspectives and Prospects Panel / Conversation: Wesleyan faculty discussing what we might expect to see come election day. With Wesleyan Faculty: Robert Cassidy, James Cavallaro, Leslie Gabel-Brett, Carla Abdo-Katsipis, Steven Moore, Justin Peck, Kevin Vrevich on the presidency, Congress, global context, social movements, race and politics, public opinion, human rights. Thursday, October 29, 6:30-8:00 EDT Free and open…

Virtual Volunteering: Craft Kits for Kids with Chrysalis Center

Volunteer opportunity from Nancy Sherman of Chrysalis Center: Recently, Chrysalis Center opened a new supportive housing site in the North End of Middletown, which provides case management services to six families residing in two apartment buildings. The program is set to expand very soon to include even more families. Currently, there are 16 children of…