Volunteer Opportunity: CT Draft Horse Rescue

Interested in volunteering with animals? From Beth Bolduc at the CT Draft Horse Rescue: “Because we are volunteer-run we are always looking for people who love horses or are interested in learning more about them to fill shifts of the horses care.  People can go to the website www.ctdraftrescue.com to fill out an application to volunteer.  They…

Green Street Accepting Proposals for Innovative Courses

In the interest of expanding the curriculum offered to students in our After School programming, we are currently seeking  proposals for innovative and invigorating arts, science, math, and interdisciplinary courses at the Green Street Arts Center of Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT (which is also now home to PIMMS,  the Project to  Increase the Mastery of Mathematics…

Job Opportunity: IDEX Fellowship in Social Enterprise

The field of social enterprise offers few opportunities for aspiring practitioners to obtain practical field experience across the full depth and breadth of an enterprise. The IDEX Fellowship is a paid professional development program for recent graduates interested in social entrepreneurship and impact investment. Participants work alongside school owners who serve low-income communities in the…

Did You Know? Fact #18.

For this week’s fact, we’re highlighting the student-run Wesleyan Science Outreach group. WSO holds several Science Saturday events throughout the year, in addition to conducting workshops at the YMCA Kids’ Korner sites. From making ice cream–the scientific way, of course–to teaching kids about biology, Wesleyan students are engaging with the community through educational outreach in…

ENGAGE Link of the Day: The Eight Faces of the Intrapreneur

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 Ashoka article- The…

CSPL210: Money and Social Change, Fall 2013

Do you remember hearing about this unique course last fall? The class will be repeated in Fall 2013, and POI forms are now being accepted. Course description from WesMaps: How do people make decisions about using their money for social change? Where will it have the most impact? When do shifts in the rules or…

Earth Month 2013: “Rethinking How Money Works” Event

To celebrate and raise awareness of Earth Month, Wesleyan is creating and engaging in a plethora of events, discussions, and talks, on campus and off. We’d like to highlight a social entrepreneurship-related event, so if you’re interested in attending and require transportation, email Makaela Kingsley at mjkingsley(at)wes. “Rethinking How Money Works: Monetary Reform as a…

ENGAGE Link of the Day: Do Something $500 Grants

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 –> Weekly $500…

Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: Structure Lab

The Patricelli Center presents a Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp workshop Structure Lab Thursday, April 18, 2013 6-9 p.m. Allbritton 004 (Coffee and dessert will be served) Joy Anderson ’89, President of Criterion Institute and instructor of Wesleyan’s “Money and Social Change” course, is a prominent national leader at the intersection of business and social change. She…