Princeton in NJ's Service

Monday, Jul 14, 2014
by Kelly Johnson, Times of Trenton
About 30 Princeton middle school students got to see sparks fly this summer at the Pace Center for Civic Engagement's Community House STEM Summer Camp, which aims to get children excited in science, technology, engineering and math. And it's all free of charge.
Monday, Jan 20, 2014
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” -- The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Thursday, Dec 5, 2013
Two years ago, Reginald Murph was in prison for the second time. Today, he is a sophomore at Rutgers University. He credits Princeton University's Prison Teaching Initiative with helping give him a second chance. The Prison Teaching Initiative (PTI) offers credit-earning college courses to inmates at three New Jersey correctional facilities.
Monday, Oct 28, 2013
During Princeton University's recent Fall Breakout, dozens of students chose to use their free week to explore complex social issues such as supporting our soldiers, immigration, alternatives to incarceration, s
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013
When classes end at John Witherspoon Middle School, sixth-grader Stephanie Ramirez’s day is not over.   
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013
This fall, the Pace Center for Civic Engagement kicked off the Living Service Initiative by bringing students together with faculty, staff and community leaders for a week of inspiring programs and community action across New Jersey.
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013
In a fast-moving fire, a moment's delay can lead to extensive property damage or even lives lost. To help prevent that, a team of Princeton University students is developing an easy-to-use database that will put information about buildings and fire conditions at fire chiefs' fingertips.
Monday, Aug 5, 2013
The 2012-2013 academic year marked the fifth year of Weapons of Mass Construction community service initiative spearheaded by Princeton Varsity Club. Princeton student-athletes took on two projects -- helping to build a community garden in Trenton and restoring hurricane-damaged properties at the shore.
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013
Fifty-nine chairs. Thirty-eight file cabinets. Twenty-four desks. One refrigerator. These are just some of the items Princeton University recently donated to non-profit organizations in communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Monday, Apr 8, 2013
Some 360 young women from seventh to tenth grade spent the day immersed in science and technology at PPPL’s Young Women’s Conference on March 22 at Princeton University.