Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

WesWOW Civic Engagement Webinar

Join Jewett Center for Community Partnerships staff Diana Martinez and Rhea Drozdenko for an informal lunchtime webinar on civic engagement at Wesleyan. Learn about different ways to get involved from volunteer opportunities to service-learning courses and more.  There are two identical sessions. Feel free to drop in or join us for the full session:  Tuesday,…

Allbritton Center Civic Engagement Report 2019-2020

The Allbritton Center is the hub of civic engagement at Wesleyan University. We study public life, actively partner with the local and regional community, and teach practical skills for social impact. The Center houses the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships, and the Patricelli Center for Social…

CSPL/CGST 480 Engaged Projects

CSPL/CGST480 Engaged Projects CSPL/CGST480 ENGAGED PROJECTS is a new 1-credit course in which students study a topic of their choice and produce a final project for a public audience. EPs respond to this critical moment in history by empowering students to connect their academic pursuits to what is happening in the world around them. They…

Conference Grant Report: Scott McMahon ’22

Scott McMahon ’22 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Scott traveled to Providence to attend the Future of Sustainable Investing Conference. You can read Scott’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. On…

Conference Grant Report: Caroline Bhupathi ’20

Caroline Bhupathi ’20 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Caroline traveled to Orlando to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration. You can read Caroline’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. The first time…

Conference Grant Report: Janna Yousef ’20

Janna Yousef ’20 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Janna traveled to Toronto to attend the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood Conference. You can read Janna’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our…

Conference Grant Report: Saakshi Kakar ’20

Saakshi Kakar ’20 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Saakshi traveled to Philadelphia to attend the Urban Health Symposium. You can read Saakshi’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.   This September,…

Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship 2019/2020 Year in Review

A MESSAGE FROM THE PATRICELLI CENTER DIRECTOR Fourteen weeks ago, the COVID-19 pandemic descended on Connecticut. Residents were asked to shelter-in-place, and Wesleyan announced a switch to a distance learning format for the remainder of spring semester. Amidst the unprecedented fear and uncertainty, communities came together, combining traditional tools of community organizing and new modes…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from Holistic Wealth

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. Holistic Wealth run by Inayah Bashir ’20, Kolbi Bradley ’20, Xianna Ortiz ’20, Kobe Guilford and Latisha Leaperl ’20 was one of this year’s winners. This is their first report since…