About the PCSE

Established in May 2011 through a gift from the Robert ’61 and Margaret Patricelli Family Foundation, and with the ongoing support of Propel Capital and the Newman's Own Foundation, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship supports Wesleyan student entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, and changemakers.

We offer classesgrants, and advising.

The PCSE, the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, and the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships (which includes the Service-Learning Center, Office of Community Service, the Civic Engagament Certificate, and the Center for Prison Education) form a hub of civic engagement on campus. We work closely with the Gordon Career CenterWesleyan Alumni in Philanthropy and Public Service, Digital WesKai Entrepreneurship Wesleyan, and other partners. We invite alumni to volunteer as speakers, mentors, grant reviewers, and more.