Princeton in NJ's Service

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018
by Patrick Jones, Trenton Daily
The Princeton University PACE Center offers various programs that engage University students in the Trenton community. Assistant Director, and native Trentonian, David Brown was born in South Trenton and has been involved in the community throughout his entire life. David is focused on having students partner with some of the organizations here...
Friday, Oct 12, 2018
by The Office of Communications
Princeton University is contributing $50,000 to Habitat for Humanity toward construction of a new home in the town’s historic Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood near campus.
Thursday, Sep 6, 2018
by Denise Valenti, Office of Communications
First-year students participating in the Community Action program as part of Princeton University’s Orientation are joining more than 100 organizations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania this week to assist with service projects.
Friday, Aug 24, 2018
by Raphael Rosen, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
While most teenagers might have been spending the hot summer months at the beach, a dedicated crew of high school students devoted the past three months conducting physics and engineering research at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL). 15 high school students from the New Jersey area and around the...
Friday, Aug 17, 2018
by Jamie Saxon, Office of Communications
A cohort of 152 rising college sophomores from under-resourced backgrounds participated in the Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA) Career Institute, a five-day intensive designed to hone interviewing, job search and leadership skills.
Thursday, Aug 16, 2018
by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications
Princeton University Preparatory Program or PUPP is a program to help high-achieving, low-income students get accepted to and succeed in college and beyond. Its comprehensive and personalized approach — an intensive three-year program during high school and continued support through college — has become a model for other college access programs.
Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018
by Office of Communications
Law enforcement agencies from around Mercer County will hold training sessions and exercises on the Princeton University campus Thursday, Aug. 9.
Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018
by Gwen McNamara, Pace Center for Civic Engagement
Thirty-two middle school students are spending the summer on the Princeton University campus exploring science and the arts through Community House STEAM Camp, a free science and arts exploration summer camp open to underrepresented middle school students in the Princeton area.
Monday, Jun 18, 2018
by Gwen McNamara, Pace Center for Civic Engagement
Seven families will soon be moving into new homes in Trenton, New Jersey, thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Burlington County and Greater Trenton-Princeton and hundreds of volunteers from across the region, including students, faculty and staff from Princeton University.
Friday, Jun 1, 2018
by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications
Princeton University senior Katie Tyler will be among the 2018 honorees for the New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Award. The award highlights civic engagement and volunteer service in the state. Tyler will be honored for her work with CONTACT Princeton, a branch of a national suicide and crisis hotline.