Makaela Kingsley

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…

Radical Giving and Alternative Economics, May 1 at noon

RADICAL GIVING AND ALTERNATIVE ECONOMICS a post-Wes conversation with Brendan Martin ’95 hosted by Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Wednesday, May 1 12-1 p.m. Allbritton 311 Lunch will be provided, and registration is required. If you are unavailable to attend the lunch at noon but you are interested in meeting Brendan while he is…

SEEED Summit, April 26-27

Want an excuse to go to Providence, RI? Interested in social entrepreneurship as a vehicle for economic development? The SEEED Summit, a collaboration between Brown University and Social Venture Partners Rhode Island (SVPRI), is the first national conference that focuses on what is needed to build an effective social enterprise ecosystem that can drive economic…

Grant Opportunity: $2K from Projects for Good

  Projects for Good connects students who have the will – and skills – to make an impact with organizations who need them. Read more and apply today at http://netimpact.org/learning-resources/learning-opportunities/student-skill-builders/projects-for-good

Video: Jonah Sachs ’97 on “Business Leaders as Mythmakers”

Wes alum Jonah Sachs ’97 (creator of The Story of Stuff series, The Meatrix, and more) presents “One Great Idea” at the GreenBiz Forum conference: how business leaders can tell stories that matter and create new myths that transform our society within a generation. WATCH THE VIDEO  The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship will bring Jonah –…

CSPL210: Money and Social Change, Fall 2013

Do you remember hearing about this unique course last fall? The class will be repeated in Fall 2013, and POI forms are now being accepted. Course description from WesMaps: How do people make decisions about using their money for social change? Where will it have the most impact? When do shifts in the rules or…