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. Read our 2015/2016 annual report here.

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Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship 2016/2017 Year in Review

Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship 2016/2017 Year in Review
In his inaugural address on September 21, 1831, Wesleyan’s first President Willbur Fisk said “Education should be directed with reference to two objects—the good of the individual, and the good of the world.” Today, the University’s mission is to provide “an education in the liberal arts that is characterized by boldness, rigor, and practical idealism.”…


2016/2017 Advisory Board Members, Grant Judges, Pitch Coaches, Mentors, and Presenters: Thank You!

2016/2017 Advisory Board Members, Grant Judges, Pitch Coaches, Mentors, and Presenters: Thank You!
Thank you to the following alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends who donated their time and expertise to the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship in 2016/2017. Your involvement has made our programs stronger, and we look forward to continued collaboration! Ajay Rajani Ali Chaudhry Alice Hadler Alok Appadurai Alvin Chitena Amir Alexander Hasson Andrew Frishman…


Films on Foss – Summer 2017

Films on Foss – Summer 2017
The Mayoral Youth Cabinet, in partnership with the City of Middletown and Wesleyan University, are bringing back the wildly successful movie series, Films on Foss. These events are FREE & open to the public, and allow multiple generations to come together and build community. The films are show on campus at Foss Hill, just off Wyllys Ave…


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