Stories

Thursday, Sep 8, 2016
by Gwen McNamara, Communications Coordinator
What is service? Is it helping others, making a difference, giving back? Yes, but it's also so much more. On Community Action (CA), more than 525 first-year students at Princeton are learning how service is about listening, learning and understanding as much as it is about doing.
Thursday, Sep 1, 2016
by Gwen McNamara, Communications Coordinator
Starting Monday, Sept. 5 more than 525 incoming students at Princeton will make service to others part of their college experience by living and working in communities across New Jersey and Pennsylvania as they volunteer and learn about critical social issues as a part of CA. 
Monday, Aug 29, 2016
by Gwen McNamara, Communications Coordinator
It's never too early to think about fall break! Applications are now open to go on a fall 2016 Breakout Princeton trip. From October 29 through November 6 you could explore a variety of social issues and pressing topics. Apply now!
Thursday, Jul 28, 2016
by Delaney Thull ’19
Students came together to share with the Class of 2020 what service means at Princeton and explored how college students can make an impact on important social issues with a film screening.
Friday, Jul 22, 2016
by Delaney Thull '19
Why would you serve others? Should successful service be measured exclusively in terms of the impact made on meeting a need, or solving a problem, or should the benefit, learning, or sacrifice of those who serve also be considered?
Monday, Jul 11, 2016
by Manisha Sivaiah '18
During the summer months, it’s all too easy - for kids and adults, alike - to turn into couch-zombies subservient to the next episode in our Netflix queues. But not at Community House STEAM Summer Camp. 
Friday, Jul 1, 2016
by Gwen McNamara, Communications Coordinator
In the first of a series of summer conversations, students gathered to discuss what service means at Princeton and hear how three students are tackling summer projects that contribute to service in different ways.
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016
by Victoria Tang ’19
On Friday, May 6, the Princeton University Men’s Basketball Team led a Field Day at the Princeton Nursery School in collaboration with the Community House Princeton Nursery School (PNS) Project.
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016
by Manisha Sivaiah '18
Pace Center Summer Associates aren't just tackling important projects, they're learning about service too! Manisha Sivaiah '18 shares what it was like to volunteer with Amber Lin '19, a Pace Center Bogle Fellow, and Tim Michiels, a PhD student, at Forbes garden.
Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016
by Gwen McNamara, Communications Coordinator
Hear from CA participants and leaders from fall 2015 as they share how CA helps connect first-­year students with their new Princeton family and establish lasting friendships, discover new places and topics, act through meaningful service projects, and have fun!

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