Makaela Kingsley

Jobs with NYCDOE’s Office of Interschool Collaborative Learning (shared by Faye Phillips ’13)

Attention Wesleyan graduates! This just in from Faye Phillips ’13: The NYCDOE’s Office of Interschool Collaborative Learning (OICL) aims to build the capacity of school communities within a focus area by providing structured, supportive opportunities for interschool collaboration, tailored coaching, leadership development, resource sharing, and constructive feedback. These opportunities are administered through OICL’s three innovative…

Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship 2016/2017 Year in Review

In his inaugural address on September 21, 1831, Wesleyan’s first President Willbur Fisk said “Education should be directed with reference to two objects—the good of the individual, and the good of the world.” Today, the University’s mission is to provide “an education in the liberal arts that is characterized by boldness, rigor, and practical idealism.”…

2016/2017 Advisory Board Members, Grant Judges, Pitch Coaches, Mentors, and Presenters: Thank You!

Thank you to the following alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends who donated their time and expertise to the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship in 2016/2017. Your involvement has made our programs stronger, and we look forward to continued collaboration! Ajay Rajani Ali Chaudhry Alice Hadler Alok Appadurai Alvin Chitena Amir Alexander Hasson Andrew Frishman…

2017 PCSE Seed Grant Winners Announced

Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 PCSE Seed Grant. These student-led social impact projects and ventures will each receive $5,000 in unrestricted funds as well as training, advising, mentoring, incubator workspace, and other resources from the Patricelli Center. Recipients were selected from a pool of finalists…

2017 PCSE Seed Grant Finalists Announced (public pitches and interviews 2/24 11AM-1PM)

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 PCSE Seed Grants. These $5,000 awards are intended to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. Past grantees used this seed funding to innovate tourism in Thailand, build an online employment platform…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #3 from TRAP House

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards three $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. TRAP House — currently led by Gabe Weinreb ’18, Irvine Peck’s-Agaya ’18, and Will Barr ’18 — was one of last year’s winners. This is their third report since receiving funding from…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #3 from Walking Elephants Home

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards three $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. Walking Elephants Home, run by Becca Winkler ’16, was one of last year’s winners. This is Becca’s third report since receiving funding from the PCSE in March 2016. You…

A Recipe for the Rule of Seven

When I started college in the fall of 1994, we had the Freshman Fifteen and an all-you-can-eat dining plan (RIP Mocon). Now, there’s the Rule of Seven, cafeterias are thoughtfully called all-you-care-to-eat, and it’s our schedules and resumes that have become overweight. Author’s note: I’m about to overuse a food metaphor, so you might want…

2015/2016 Advisory Board Members, Peer Advisors, Grant Judges, Mentors, and Presenters: Thank You!

Advisory Board members and Drive Change

Thank you to the following alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends who donated their time and expertise to the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship in 2015/2016. Your involvement has made our programs stronger, and we look forward to continued collaboration! ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERSPhoebe Boyer ’89Carl Byers ’93Sharon Belden CastonguayMarcus Chung ’98 Peter Frank ’12Lexy Funk…