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.
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013
Princeton professors have been studying extreme weather, natural disasters, and their impact on people and property for years, but Hurricane Sandy pushed their research to the forefront.
Monday, Mar 11, 2013
In 2006, a group of volunteers from Princeton University began teaching for-credit community college courses in one of the local state prisons, the Garden State Youth Correctional Center, in collaboration with Mercer County Community College and the New Jersey State Department of Corrections.
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013
It’s hard to define a “typical day” in the life of Charlie Jacobson ’16. The New Jersey freshman is committed to service in organizations that don’t lend themselves to settling into any kind of a routine, much less a day-to-day.
Thursday, Jan 10, 2013
After Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of the Northeast this past fall, Princeton University's Pace Center for Civic Engagement organized various efforts to help storm-ravaged communities.
Thursday, Jan 3, 2013
When the local fire department responded to Princeton University's Frick Chemistry Laboratory last spring, they found Michael Kervan on scene ready to help. Kervan is both a member of the University's volunteer firefighter program and a senior maintenance mechanic in Frick Laboratory.
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013
The Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad celebrated their volunteer corps at their annual installation and awards dinner on January 19th. This large group of dedicated and selfless volunteers provides the emergency response that the University community relies on in times of medical crisis.