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So you want to go to a conference? Read this first.

Attending a conference is not something you have to do while you are in college, but some students decide that they want to. Here are some of their reasons: Network Job hunt Get inspired Get exposure to a professional field Learn new content Present on their own work Get off campus If you are thinking…

Social Venture Institute / Hudson Valley

a weekend retreat for world-changing social entrepreneurs May 13-15, 2016 Omega Institute | Rhinebeck, NY   SVI Hudson Valley is no ordinary experience: a weekend of profound problem solving, visioning and connecting, all in the inspired setting of one of the world’s premier educational retreat centers. SVI has offered a 20% discount the Wesleyan community of…

Free Tickets Available for Conference on “doing well by doing good” (5/31-6/2, Chicago)

Gain insight into doing well by doing good — become a staff volunteer at the Cause Marketing Forum conference on June 1-2 in Chicago! Wesleyan alumnus David Hessekiel ’82 is Founder and President of Cause Marketing Forum and co-author of Good Works! Marketing and Corporate Initiatives that Build a Better World … and the Bottom Line. Cause Marketing Forum is…

Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship to award two SOCAP15 tickets for alumni (applications due August 30)

A new form of capitalism is arising that recognizes our ability to direct the power and efficiency of market systems toward social impact. Social Capital Markets is dedicated to supporting the growth of this market. SOCAP is an annual event series that connects leading global innovators – investors, foundations, institutions and social entrepreneurs – to…

SOCAP15 Social Entrepreneur Scholarships & the Gratitude Awards

Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) – co-founded by Tim Freundlich ’90 – leads the charge toward a socially responsible economy by connecting and supporting social impact leaders around the globe. This year, SOCAP will award scholarships to 150 outstanding entrepreneurs for SOCAP15 (Oct. 6-9 in San Francisco), as well as Gratitude Awards in the categories of…

The Female Voice in Politics

On Saturday, May 2, the Female Voice in Politics Conference will bring together notable and accomplished female politicians and leaders to discuss issues facing women in the political arena today. This event provides not only an opportunity for learning but also a chance for interested alumni and students to meet one another.  Speakers include: Susan Bysiewicz, Former Secretary…

Seeking alumni to speak at International Development Conference (2/21 at Wesleyan)

We are pleased to share this announcement from Sitar Terrass-Shah ’17: Wesleyan’s Development Conference Committee is seeking alumni to speak at  our first bi annual conference titled “Creating a Better World: Perspectives on Global and Local Development” on Saturday, February 21st 2015. Our goal is to have speakers share insights and critiques of both the theory and practice of…

Request for Proposals: Campus Sustainability Conference

Are you involved with campus sustainability projects at Wesleyan? Eastern CT State University is accepting proposals from students, faculty and staff for presentations, workshops, or panels on topics related to sustainability at higher education institutions. Submissions are due February 6 and can fall within the following themes: Social Media & Sustainability Student Coalitions Adaption and…

#BeyondTheSelfie: Linking Identity, Community, and Social Change

What motivates you to do service and work for social change? How can you more effectively collaborate and communicate with other students and community partners?  On Friday, November 14, Connecticut Campus Compact – a coalition of universities and colleges that promotes civic engagement, social change, and prosperity – will host its first annual Student Community Engagement…