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Thursday, Jan 8, 2015
by Gwen McNamara, Communications Coordinator

With the start of Spring Semester on Feb. 2, the Pace Center for Civic Engagement is planning to begin efforts to launch an online reservation system for students to use to secure vehicles for Pace Center volunteer service projects, student organization and programs. Several details are still being addressed, so specifics and how-to’s will...

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
by Gwen McNamara, Communications Coordinator

Princeton alumna Allegra Wiprud '14 shares how collaboration, teamwork and listening to community voices has made her post-graduate High Meadows Fellowship with The Food Project so meaningful. 

Friday, Dec 12, 2014
by Safa Syed '17

I had spent the entire night hauling heavy boxes of clothes from all around Forbes. As I lugged the last box of clothes from the fourth floor of the Addition—futilely wishing for an elevator to magically appear and relieve me of my burden—I found myself impressed with my work that day.

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014
by Charlotte Collins, Assistant Director

Reflections by Charlotte Collins, Pace Center Assistant Director

Thursday, Dec 4, 2014
by Kevin Wong '17

Tentatively, I step into the classroom. Momentarily blinded by the stark fluorescent lighting, I blink to see staring back at me the nine faces of the students I will be teaching for the next semester. They are about my age, they are interested in philosophy, and they are inmates in a New Jersey state prison.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014
by Cameron Bell ’16

Summer 2013: PICS Summer Intern, Epiphany School, Dorchester, MA 

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014
by Christie Jiang '17

Using her video camera, Christie Jiang '17 worked over the summer with Isles Inc. in Trenton NJ to help the nonprofit organization tell its story through a Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS) internship.

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014
by Margaret Wright '17

On the night of October 14, I left a friend’s room at 10:50 PM, dropped my backpack off in Frist, and walked outside and into the seven-foot by nine-foot taped square in front of Frist’s main entryway. For the next hour I sat, stood, and walked inside the space, leaving when another student walked into the square at 12 AM.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
by James Haynes '18

This entry comes hot off the presses of the Breakout Princeton Learning Through Legacies Blog. Breakout Princeton is the Pace Center's alternative break trip program. Seven trips are exploring critical social issues over fall break Oct. 25-...

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
by Gwen McNamara, Communications Coordinator

When Dallas Nan ’16 arrived at Princeton he didn’t set out to get involved in service and civic engagement. But after a summer internship lit a spark for education, he started on a path he never expected to take. 

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