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Wes alum offers $25k for your startup // deadline May 14

This just in from Josh Levine ’12: Have an idea that’s been keeping you up at night? Ready to transform it into a reality? This summer, Downtown Project will make investments of $25k into six very early stage startups, and one of them could be yours! For three months we will bring together founders, a…

Enrichment Grant: Oladoyin Oladapo ’14

Oladoyin Oladapo ’14 was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. This funding allowed her to get private training in HTML and JavaScript, which she will use in her entrepreneurial endeavors. Read Ola’s story below, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about our Enrichment Grants. ************************************************************** PCSE: Why…

MiddCORE Leadership and Innovation Summer Program at Sierra Nevada College

Middlebury’s MiddCORE at Sierra Nevada College is a four week summer program for undergraduates and recent graduates that will change your life. This mentor-driven experiential learning program builds skills, creates opportunities and expands networks for tomorrow’s leaders and innovators. Wesleyan students (including graduating seniors) can apply for a Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Enrichment Grant…

Instructional Media Services (IMS): A Sustainable Business Model at Wesleyan, Thursday at noon

Brown Bag Lunch at the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship “Instructional Media Services (IMS): Building a Sustainable Business Model at Wesleyan” Thursday, May 2, 12-1 p.m., Allbritton 022 Wesleyan’s Instructional Media Services (IMS) team provides technology and tech support for classrooms, teaching labs, and special events on campus. Hear from IMS Director Heric Flores-Rueda and IMS Student…

PCSE Student Enrichment Grants Available Now

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is offering small grants to motivated students who seek to build their own skills, experience, and aptitude for social change by attending off-campus workshops, conferences, or other personal development opportunities. Summer internships and other off-campus experiences may qualify as enrichment in this case, as long as the experience is…

WAPPS Boston Launch & Reception, April 25

A message from Arthur Nazarian ’09 for anyone who will be in Boston on Thursday evening: Boston, MA: WAPPS Launch & Reception Join us for the inaugural gathering of a new Boston and Wesleyan community dedicated to philanthropy and public service. Come to Elephant & Castle in Boston from 6-8pm on Thursday, April 25th for…

Like Newman’s Own on Facebook

Newman’s Own Foundation has been a great supporter of Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship and of social enterprises led by Wesleyan students and alumni. For networking, nonprofit news, ideas, and inspiration, we recommend that you visit and LIKE Newman’s Own at http://on.fb.me/13747OU.

PCSE Link of the Day: UCLA Center for Community Learning

There are many resources online for those of us who want to make the world a better place. The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is constantly on the lookout for links of interest to Wesleyan changemakers. Read ours and share your favorite links in the Comments section below. Today’s ENGAGE Link of the Day is…

REMINDER: StartingBloc Institute applications due April 30

A message from the nice folks at StartingBloc: StartingBloc seeks the next generation of Social Innovators! For over eight years, StartingBloc has helped social innovators address the most pressing global challenges of our time by giving them the skills and the tools they need to maximize their impact. Our signature leadership development program, the StartingBloc Fellowship exposes young leaders to…