Stories

Friday, Dec 14, 2018
by Benjamin Gelman ’22, Pace Center Student Correspondent 

In this monthly Q&A series, we aim to highlight members of the Princeton community, including students, faculty, and staff, who engage in service.

Monday, Nov 26, 2018
by Benjamin Gelman ’22, Pace Center Student Correspondent
Lou Chen summed up his service philosophy with the idea that “I want to make sure that there are no wasted chances.” This sentiment, of ensuring that nobody is denied opportunities for growth or enrichment because of their background, is at the core of the Trenton Youth Orchestra (TYO), a civic engagement project that Chen founded, and for which...
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018
by Benjamin Gelman '22, Pace Center student correspondent

“Journalism is activism for the truth” said journalist Indira Lakshmanan, who spoke at Princeton University’s Distinguished Teaching Lecture in Service and Civic Engagement on Tuesday, November 13 in McCormick 106 to discuss the current state of journalism and how it can function as a public service. 

Friday, Nov 9, 2018
by By: Benjamin Gelman ’22, Pace Center Student Correspondent

In this monthly Q&A series, we aim to highlight a member of the Princeton community, including students, faculty, and staff, who engages in service.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018
by Benjamin Gelman '22, Pace Center student correspondent

Karen Schmitt began her talk by discussing what became a foundational idea of my fall break: “Cancer care inequalities start way back in inequalities in health care.”

Monday, Oct 29, 2018
by Gwen McNamara, Communications Coordinator

Breakout Princeton, Community House, Pace Council for Civic Values and the Student Volunteers Council are now accepting new applications for their executive boards. Each student board helps set the course for their program and supports a myriad of student-led service opportunities. 

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018
by Benjamin Gelman, Pace Center Student Correspondent
In the midst of a busy week of midterms, Princeton students and local community members gathered in Maeder Hall at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment on Friday, Oct. 19 for a screening of the documentary “Circles.” The film follows Eric Butler, a leader in the restorative justice movement, and his efforts to improve the lives of...
Friday, Oct 19, 2018

In the warm and neighborly atmosphere of Conte’s Pizza on Witherspoon Street, six Princeton University graduate students met with the town of Princeton’s local Civil Rights Commission on Tuesday.

Friday, Oct 12, 2018
by Benjamin Gelman, Pace Center Student Correspondent

In this monthly Q&A series, we aim to highlight a member of the Princeton community, including students, faculty, and staff, who engages in service.

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018
by Dave Brown, Assistant Director

The Pace Center for Civic Engagement is pleased to welcome Cherry Oakley of Trenton, NJ as its second Community Partner-in-Residence. In this role, Oakley will bring the lens of the community into the Pace Center’s work and to the Princeton University campus community.

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