As our mission states, "Wesleyan University is dedicated to providing an education in the liberal arts that is characterized by boldness, rigor, and practical idealism." The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship makes that mission a reality for students by teaching practical skills, building a community of changemakers, and forging pathways for student entrepreneurs and innovators. We offer a year-long 2-credit fellowship, a 6-week 0.25-credit intro course, a nonprofit board residencygrants, and 1:1 advisingRead our 2016/2017 annual report here.

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Anthony Price ’20: Here’s Why I Created a Nonprofit at 19

Anthony Price ’20: Here’s Why I Created a Nonprofit at 19
Guest post from Allbritton Fellow and Patricelli Center Fellow Anthony Price ’20: Most people my age are wrapping up their second year of college, struggling with finals, preparing for what the summer offers. Perhaps sleeping in until 10, going out to brunch with friends who you haven’t seen since winter break, or starting the internship…


Patricelli Center Fellowship and Jewett Center Board Residency 2018/2019

Patricelli Center Fellowship and Jewett Center Board Residency 2018/2019
Applications are now open for two exciting courses that provide a deep dive into the realm of social impact and social entrepreneurship work. Check out the slide decks to learn more, stop by drop-in hours, and fill out an application by 11:59 pm on April 13. Applicants will be notified by 9:00 am on April…


Connect Middletown- New Transit Options

Connect Middletown- New Transit Options
From Noah Kahan ’19: Most likely leaving campus either by Uber or Lyft for spring break and expecting to pay a lot of money to do so? Then check out this proposal for new transit options.     Currently, Middletown is nearly inaccessible by public transportation. Prospective and current students, families, and employees need to drive to…


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