Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

ENGAGE Link of the Day: How to Influence People with Your Ideas

There are many resources online for those of us who want to make the world a better place. The Patricelli Center 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 Harvard Business Review’s…

Student Entrepreneurs Wanted: ‘Organic Perspectives’

This just in from Anthony Kululu: “Since 2007, our nonprofit ‘Organic Perspectives’ has been helping rural smallholder farmers in Uganda’s deforested remote communities to restore their degraded croplands through agroforestry, fuel-switch to alternative household energy technologies and adopting organic gardening methods. At this point, our goal is to build our own source of internal funding…

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…

reSET Social Enterprise Design Lab – Info Session Thursday 12-2 p.m. at PCSE

reSET is launching a Social Enterprise Design Lab, and they are looking for Wesleyan students to participate. Students with a business idea or a curiosity about entrepreneurship overall are encouraged to consider this. Participants will get training, networking, and other resources, including possible grant money. Ojala Naeem, Program Assistant at reSET, will be on campus this…

Makaela Kingsley ’98 Appointed as Director of the Patricelli Center

An exciting announcement from Wesconnect: Friday, April 19, 2013 Today, in announcements–Makaela Kingsley ’98 is the new Director of the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. Makaela has worked at Wesleyan for the past thirteen years in University Relations and has been serving as the interim director for the past two months. The following is from a…

Brighter Dawns 5k This Saturday

Run for a cause! Help improve health in Bangladesh! This just in from Brighter Dawns: Join us on Saturday, April 27 for the 3rd annual 5K for Brighter Dawns! Wesleyan students will run alongside local communities to raise awareness and help out a fantastic cause – improving health conditions in the slums of Bangladesh. Take the race at…

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…