Dana Pellegrino

Womensphere: Global Summit and Awards

Ever wanted to hear Hillary Clinton, Arianna Huffington, or Richard Branson speak? From Analisa Balares, Chair of the Womensphere Foundation: “Through the Womensphere Foundation, we are building a global alliance and network of leaders, innovators, corporations, and academic institutions that are actively investing in creating the future, and advancing the leadership and innovation of women. Thus,…

From the NESCAC to Silicon Valley

This just in from DigitalWes and Pocket Change: From the NESCAC to Silicon Valley   NESCAC graduates come together for an evening of networking. The NESCAC sends liberal arts graduates into careers in Silicon Valley. Come meet other graudates in the Bay Area making an impact in new media and technology.   Thursday, June 27, 2013…

3 Alumni Startups and Nonprofits You Should Know About

On campus, there are several groups that are synonymous with social entrepreneurship and civic engagement; I’ll let you think of some! But what about off campus? There is a diverse community of alumni working in global engagement that you might not have heard of. We’re here to inform you of just several of the amazing…

Things to Do in Middletown this Summer

There is no dearth of things to do in Middletown this summer. Like last week, we’re sharing arts2go.org‘s weekly events. Arts2go is Middletown’s premier event calendar for all things art, music, and dance. We know there are students out there on campus, so we hope you’ll come together and join us! We’re partial to karaoke,…

Ashoka: The Three Pathways to Major Social Impact

This just in from Ashoka: reflections on the 2013 Future Forum have cropped up a new wave of articles on social innovation and maximizing impact. This article, excerpted from Ashoka, breaks down three ways to maximize your social impact. “Step 1: Adopt a New Model There will come a point in time where critical reflection…

Boston Globe’s Acclaim of Raghu Appasani ’12 and MINDS

The MINDS Foundation is reaching new heights of recognition, and we couldn’t be prouder to continue this pattern. Raghu Appasani ’12 started the MINDS Foundation during his undergraduate career here at Wesleyan, and now as a post-grad CEO, the foundation is gaining even more national and international attention. A friend of the Patricelli Center for…

Events Around Middletown this Week

To those who may be on campus this summer: there are so many things to do in Middletown, especially when classes are out of session! Just this week there are many opportunities to get out, try some new food, or get that lovely fresh air. Plus, what’s better than this sunshine? No more rainy days,…

Job Opportunity // Special Assistant to the President

Okay, maybe not the President, but the President of Peace First. More information here. “This is a key position during a time of excitement and possibility for Peace First, providing high-level administrative support and assistance to the President. The Special Assistant provides confidential administrative support, serving as the gatekeeper and primary point of contact for internal and…

RICC VISTA Positions Available

RI Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA Application Deadline Extended to June 21st Rhode Island Campus Compact has extended the application deadline for the 2013 – 2014 RICC AmeriCorps*VISTA Program to June 21st. RICC AmeriCorps*VISTAs are full-time AmeriCorps members who address the pressing issues facing low-income communities throughout the state with placements at institution of higher education and core urban schools.…