Princeton in NJ's Service

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.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
by Kira O’Brien, Pace Center for Civic Engagement
Princeton’s Pace Center for Civic Engagement has named 28 first-year students from across the world as John C. Bogle ’51 Fellows in Civic Service for 2018. The Bogle Fellowship offers first- year students the opportunity to develop a service or civic engagement-related project or internship and directly connect that summer experience to their...
Friday, May 11, 2018
by Office of Community and Regional Affairs
United Way officials and Princeton University representatives gathered April 23 on campus to acknowledge the $128,998 raised for the United Way in this year’s campaign.
Thursday, Apr 26, 2018
by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications and Gwen McNamara, Pace Center for Civic Engagement
The Service Focus program will bring undergraduates together to explore the meaning of service and its place in their lives during an intensive yearlong experience. Students will participate from spring of their first year to spring of sophomore year. Service Focus builds on the University’s commitment to service and civic engagement. The program...
Thursday, Apr 5, 2018
by Gwen McNamara, Pace Center for Civic Engagement
Over spring break, more than 100 Princeton students explored critical social issues such as immigration, land use and gun violence in communities across the U.S. and on campus through Breakout Princeton and Breakout Local with the Pace Center for Civic Engagement.
Monday, Feb 26, 2018
by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications
Veteran television journalist Charles Gibson and author and critic Daniel Mendelsohn reflected on modern challenges to fundamental democratic values in speeches during Princeton’s annual Alumni Day.
Friday, Feb 23, 2018
by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications
As Princeton and its peer schools have increased the number of first-generation and low-income (FGLI) students, resources and staff dedicated to these students also have grown. The FGLI Consortium, which formed last year, is a national organization that provides leadership and expertise to administrators working with students who are low-income...
Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
by Gwen McNamara, Pace Center for Civic Engagement
Month of Service provided the opportunity for Princeton University faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate in service with a wide range of community organizations in New Jersey, including: the Pace Center’s Community House program; Habitat for Humanity of Burlington County and Greater Trenton-Princeton; HomeFront; Mercer Street Friends...
Monday, Feb 12, 2018
by Denise Valenti, Office of Communications
Princeton University seniors Isaac Treves and Natalie Tung have been awarded fellowships from ReachOut 56-81-06, an alumni-funded effort that supports year-long public service projects after graduation. Each student will receive a stipend of $30,000 to pay for living expenses during their fellowship year. Treves will use his fellowship for...

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