PCSE Grant Recipient Blog Posts

2016 Net Impact Conference – a recap from Eunice Lee ’19

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Eunice Lee ’19 attended the 2016 Net Impact Conference this November in Philadelphia. The following is her recap of the weekend:   With the help from PCSE, I attended the Net Impact Conference 2016 in Philadelphia, PA from November 3 to November 5. Net Impact is a non-profit organization that connects students and professionals who are interested…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from Walking Elephants Home

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Check out Walking Elephants Home’s promotional video. When we initially entered the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Seed Grant Challenge, we expressed that what our project really needs in this early stage is personnel, someone to be on the ground managing the emerging tourism and helping to shape the model of tourism we are building.…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from TRAP House

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Check out TRAP House’s promotional video. Last time we updated all of the wonderful people connected with the PCSE, the TRAP House team was gearing up to host our entrepreneurial boot camp, where we invited everyone who participated in our Startup Day Competition to a series of workshops in financial planning, legal compliance, and marketing.…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from Kindergarten Kickstart

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Check out Kindergarten Kickstart’s promotional video. It has been a whirlwind of a summer at Kindergarten Kickstart, both in our classrooms at Farm Hill and Bielefield and in the Wesleyan lab. Between expanding our range of academic interventions and increasing our outreach to 32 students, we have really had our hands full! Take a look…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from TRAP House

TRAP House COO Irvine Peck's-Agaya '18 teaching a workshop to TRAP Stars and affiliates at reSET in Hartford

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards annual seed grants to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. This year’s winners are Walking Elephants Home, Kindergarten Kickstart, and T.R.A.P. House. Each grantee reports back with blog posts and photos. Here is the first report from the TRAP House team: Bashaun Brown ’18, Irvine Peck’s-Agaya…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from Walking Elephants Home

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The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards annual seed grants to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. This year’s winners are Walking Elephants Home, Kindergarten Kickstart, and T.R.A.P. House. Each grantee reports back with blog posts and photos. Here is the first report from Rebecca Winkler ’16, writing with updates from Walking Elephants…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from Kindergarten Kickstart

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The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards annual seed grants to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. This year’s winners are Walking Elephants Home, Kindergarten Kickstart, and T.R.A.P. House. Each grantee reports back with blog posts and photos. Here is the first report from Stephanie Blumenstock ’16, writing with updates from Kindergarten…

Davis Projects for Peace Check-in with Alvin Chitena ’19

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This spring, Alvin Chitena ’19 was awarded the Davis Projects for Peace award to launch Zim Code in Zimbabwe. Zim Code provides Zimbabwean youth with free access to resources they need—computers, internet access and instruction—to learn computer programming and how to apply their new skills in their community. Read more here. The Davis Projects for Peace…

Enrichment Grant Report: Carlos Eguiluz Rosas

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Carlos Eguiluz Rosas was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, he participated in an inter-faith service trip over spring break. You can read Carlos’ reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit thePCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. From March 14th to March…