Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Wes alum offers $25k for your startup // deadline May 14

This just in from Josh Levine ’12: Have an idea that’s been keeping you up at night? Ready to transform it into a reality? This summer, Downtown Project will make investments of $25k into six very early stage startups, and one of them could be yours! For three months we will bring together founders, a…

Enrichment Grant: Oladoyin Oladapo ’14

Oladoyin Oladapo ’14 was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. This funding allowed her to get private training in HTML and JavaScript, which she will use in her entrepreneurial endeavors. Read Ola’s story below, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about our Enrichment Grants. ************************************************************** PCSE: Why…

MiddCORE Leadership and Innovation Summer Program at Sierra Nevada College

Middlebury’s MiddCORE at Sierra Nevada College is a four week summer program for undergraduates and recent graduates that will change your life. This mentor-driven experiential learning program builds skills, creates opportunities and expands networks for tomorrow’s leaders and innovators. Wesleyan students (including graduating seniors) can apply for a Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Enrichment Grant…

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…