Events

Business Plan workshop follow-up

Last Thursday, the Patricelli Center, Career Center, and WAPPS hosted a workshop entitled “Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: Business Plan Essentials” featuring philanthropist, investor, consultant, and business leader Steve McCarthy ’75. Here are some highlights of my notes from Steve’s talk:   General advice- Be a salesperson, know your audience and tailor your pitch to them When…

Volunteer Opportunity: Cardboard City Sleep Out

From Celia Caffery, an AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow with Opening Doors-Greater Hartford: “There wil be an awareness raising and advocacy training event that might be of interest to Wesleyan students interested in human rights and homelessness. Journey Home (a nonprofit working to end homelessness in the Greater Hartford region) is putting on a Cardboard City Sleep…

First Friday Talk Series, this Friday 4/5.

The First Friday Talk Series continues this Friday with Professor Sheila Mullen’s ASL students as noted speakers. There will be refreshments, so don’t miss out. The low-down from Krishna Winston: “The Center for Community Partnerships cordially invites you to attend the fourth First Friday presentation of the year on Friday, April 5 at 4:30 PM…

The Greening Green Street Project

Green Street is looking for students who can help today from about 1PM–3:30PM. The students will help today with a plant lesson and more importantly on Thursday, March 28 from 11:30PM–3:30PM, help to do the hands on mosaics with the kids. This time frame includes training on how to make the mosaics so no artistic…

Workshop this Saturday: Leading Change through Social Entrepreneurship

Wesleyan is hosting the National Domincan Student Conference on March 29-31, 2013. The theme of this year’s NDSC is Fighting Injustice and Making Headlines. The Patricelli Center is sponsoring a workshop entitled Leading Change through Social Entrepreneurship, and 5 seats at this workshop have been reserved for Wesleyan students who are not participating in the…

Wesleyan World Wednesdays | Make the World Your Workplace

This Wednesday, March 27th, Wesleyan World Wednesdays, the Wesleyan Career Center, and the OISA Student Advisory Group Present: Make the World Your Workplace, a Discussion with the Wesleyan Career Center. The event will take place from 5PM to 6PM in the Olson Commons (Career Center). Light refreshments will be served. This event is a great…

Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: Business Plan Essentials

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Wesleyan Alumni in Philanthropy and Public Service (WAPPS), and the Wesleyan Career Center present Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: Business Plan Essentials Thursday, March 28, 2013 6-7:30 p.m. Allbritton 004 The first in a series of “Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp” workshops, this will be a highly-interactive session covering: Developing a business model canvas…

Videos: Guns and Gun Violence Panel, February 6

On Wednesday, February 6, 2013, the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life presented a panel called “Guns and Gun Violence: Crisis, Policy and Politics.” Panelists were Saul Cornell, Fordham University, History Department; Kristin Goss, Duke University, School of Public Policy and Political Science; and Matthew Miller, Harvard Policy and Management Department. John Dankosky…

Clinton Global Initiative University

Apply now to attend CGI U 2013 at Washington University in St. Louis, which will take place from Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7, 2013.  CGI U is President Clinton’s initiative to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world.  Each CGI U student must make a Commitment to Action: a…