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We gathered at St. Gregory of Nyssa church on April 25th to celebrate AlumniCorps’s 25th Anniversary. Fellows, mentors, and volunteers, including several from the Class of ‘55 shared memories and experiences with the organization over the years. We were especially thrilled to see several children of ‘55ers ready to lead AlumniCorps for future [...]
Formerly known as Community Volunteers, ARC Innovators connects experienced alumni with short-term, high-impact projects at our nonprofit partner organizations. With support from the Chet Safian Innovation Fund, the program was reenergized and expanded to New York City and Washington, DC this year.
On May 3, more than 60 members of the alumni community and AlumniCorps nonprofit [...]
Upon leaving each session, I feel empowered, effective, and enlightened as I head back to my vocation. The tools gained serve as catalysts to my leadership awareness and promote growth along this path to being a complete leader.
-Julian Forde, 2014 Emerging Leader
In February, members of the AlumniCorps community, along with our supporters in the nonprofit [...]
Elizabeth Lindsey *07 is a member of the first class of Emerging Leaders and the Alumni Leader for the program in Washington, DC. She currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Groundswell, a DC-based clean energy and community development nonprofit. She shares her thoughts on how the program has impacted her own leadership role [...]
Founded in 2013 by former roommates, Mark Smith ’09 and James Burgess ’09, OpenBiome was created after the two observed a friend suffering from the infection C. difficile. Afflicting half a million Americans annually, C.difficile causes severe pain, frequent diarrhea, nausea, loss of appetite and, in tens of thousands of cases each year, death.
While antibiotics [...]
Recently, we asked two former fellows – Rebecca Deaton ’91, one of the first, and Mike Malecek ’09, one of the most recent – about their fellowships, what they’ve done since, and why they’ve remained involved.
1 – What inspired you to apply for a PP55 fellowship? What made you accept?
Rebecca: I graduated during a recession [...]
Jim Farrin ’58, Executive Director of the Princeton-based Petey Greene Prisoner Assistance Program, shares his thoughts on how a partnership with Princeton AlumniCorps has contributed to his organization. Community Volunteers recently recruited two graduates—Haley White ’12 and Beverly Thomison-Sadia ’85—to develop a national expansion plan for the Petey Greene prison education program.
The Petey Greene Prisoner [...]
As part of AlumniCorps’ ongoing outreach to PP55 alumni, we regularly spotlight the work former PP55 fellows have gone on to since their fellowship year.
Ann Glotzbach ’05 served as a PP55 Fellow at Jeanette K. Watson Fellowship Program in New York where she remained for three years. She was inspired to take the position at [...]
Congratulations to the following 2013-14 Project 55 Fellows! Princeton Project 55 Fellowships are made possible by passionate area committees and local volunteers, generous donors, and highly effective partner organizations. Thank you for your shared effort.
“I know I’m now three times grateful for the leadership PP55 has taken in this field – and I know I’m not the only one.”