Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

13 Students Awarded Grants from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce its 2013 Seed Grant and Internship Grant recipients. The PCSE Seed Grant program was launched this spring.  Individuals and teams of students competed for $5000 prizes intended to provide capital to help Wesleyan students launch their socially-oriented project or idea and/or build capacity of their…

Summer Job Opportunities // Urban Farming in Hartford

This just in: TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR WES STUDENTS! Summer Jobs in Urban Farming in Hartford! We’re hiring for two Green Fund-sponsored positions with Summer of Solutions Hartford! Summer of Solutions Hartford is a youth-led food justice non-profit in the South End of Hartford.  We run a 9-week summer program in which youth participants work to construct and run…

Makama ’14 and Shaheen ’13 Receive Projects for Peace Grants

Congratulations to Mfundi Makama ’14 and Greg Shaheen ’13, who each received a fantastic Davis Projects for Peace Grant. From the Wesleyan Connection: “Two Wesleyan students have been awarded grants through the Davis Projects for Peace Program to bring their grassroots project proposals to fruition. Class of 2014′s Mfundi Makama’s $10,000 grant will support The Buddies…

Competitions, Awards, & Prizes from Ashoka U

  Win a Trip to Ireland: Submit Excellent Undergraduate Papers, Projects, or Reports Just finished an excellent paper (or know a student who has written one)? No extra work required: Submit your ‘A’ paper to the Undergraduate Awards (UA). Award winners for the new social innovation category will be brought to the UA Summit in Dublin, Ireland for a three-day networking…

Apply for reSET’s 2013 Social Enterprise Challenge

Call for Applictions: reSET’s 2013 Social Enterprise Challenge We are excited to announce the opening of applications for reSET’s 2013 Social Enterprise Challenge! Once again this year, reSET will recognize entrepreneurs launching or operating viable, sustainable, and socially responsible businesses that improve the community, create jobs, and demonstrate the possibilities created when both profit and purpose are pursued at the same time. Winners will receive…

Grant Opportunity // Mini Grants from NECSF

MINI-GRANTS New England Campus Sustainability Forum » Mini-Grants Grants are available to students to: Foster students’ interest and participation in campus sustainability efforts Prepare students, as important stakeholders of an institution’s sustainability, with an understanding of how to raise awareness for campus sustainability through implementing a campus-wide project Encourage students at under-resourced institutions, minority-serving institutions, and…

Hartford Business Profiles PCSE-Sponsored Water Dispenser Competition

Check out the full article here: “College commencement ceremonies are accompanied by weekend long events, thousands of visitors, and consequently a great deal of waste. In response, colleges and universities across Connecticut are taking steps to make their graduation ceremonies as environmentally friendly as possible. Wesleyan University in Middletown, in the midst of a yearlong…