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…

First Friday: Middletown History; This Friday!

An invitation from the wonderful Professor Krishna Winston: Dear Friends, I hope you will be able to come: The final First Friday program sponsored by the Center for Community Partnerships will feature the students in Ron Schatz’s Middletown History service-learning course. Please note that this program actually takes place on the SECOND Friday of May…

Volunteer Opportunity // Riverfront Boathouse

This just in from Samantha Cappelletti, Volunteer and Programs Coordinator at Riverfront Recapture, Inc.: The warmer weather means the Riverfront is coming alive again and we are excited to get the upcoming season started. For the past six months we have been working hard on an ambitious schedule of activities, events, and programs that offer something…

CCP’s Did You Know? Fact #26.

It’s the last fact of the Did You Know? series! Why not go out with a festival? This Saturday, from 2-5PM, the Middletown ReMix Festival will take place all over our city. This free event (rain or shine) has a host of activities. To find out more visit the Middletown ReMix website, and on the…

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…

Pssst…Middletown ReMix.

Ever wanted to dance outside of It’s Only Natural Market? How about join a diverse group of Middletown dancers (beginners reign here) for what’s sure to be an awesome day of sight, sounds, moves, and general creativity? We’ll let the video link speak, er…move for itself.

Job Opportunity // VISTA Lend for America Program Associate

Lend for America Program Associate — Americorps VISTA — Newark, NJ About Us Lend for America is a rapidly growing organization founded to empower student leaders to build their communities through the creation of campus microfinance institutions (Campus MFIs). Our national platform supports students practicing microfinance in the U.S. by providing training, networking, funding, and research.  In…

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…