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Princeton University Month of Service 2018

Princeton University Month of Service

January 2018

The Pace Center for Civic Engagement invites Princeton University staff, faculty, students and alumni to come together for Month of Service 2018. Month of Service is designed to create space for all members of the Princeton University community to celebrate and showcase the many ways we work with communities to make a meaningful and positive impact. 

From January 2, 2018 through February 2, 2018, staff, faculty, students and alumni can serve in the community, build skills, knowledge and understanding, and reflect together about the impact of service and civic engagement. 

Learn more about the Month of Service on the Pace website, here

As part of the activities, PA3 will be organizing a used computer collection drive to support TDI Connect, which provides refurbished computers to students and adults in Trenton. See the community service tab on our website, linked here, for dropoff locations and to learn more about the drive and how you can get involved. PA3 is also organizing volunteers for multiple events with TDI Connect all month. Learn more about those here.  

The WACE calendar will allow alumni to schedule volunteer time. The alumni access is now up and running. Here is how to access it: 

1. Alumni should log into WASE using the following URL:
2. Once on the home screen they should click “LOGIN” (they should not login as a guest)
3, Clicking LOGIN should take them to the TigerNet CAS, where they should log in using their credentials.
4. Once logged in, they should search for “Month of Service 2018”
5. View the calendar and make appointments using the same instructions as other community members
    Click on “>” to the left of a given date to view service opportunities on that day
    Click on “+” to schedule appointment to participate in given activity

See some of the service experiences, workshops, or reflection opportunities below.

If you have trouble signing up for any of the opportunities or cannot access the WASE calendar, please email Elsie Sheidler of the PACE Center.  sheidler@Princeton.EDU

Some of the groups that are being supported by Princeton's Month of Service 2018 include:

Community House (link is external)

Habitat for Humanity of Burlington County and Greater Trenton-Princeton (link is external)

HomeFront (link is external)

Mercer Street Friends (link is external)

Princeton Nursery School (link is external)

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (link is external)

Trenton Digital Initiative (link is external) - In addition, PA3 has organized a computer collection drive and volunteer opportunities for TDI.  Please check out the PA3 opportunities. 

***PA3 encourages support of these local groups year-round, as well!***

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Princeton U Month of Service 2018 ( Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 12:00 AM to Friday, February 2, 2018 - 11:59 PM )
Organized by: Pace Center

Posted by Princeton AAA over 3 years ago.


Alumni Corps' Discussion and Holiday Party

Join Alumni Corps' NJ P55 Fellows for discussion of social change AND for holiday cheer

Please join us on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 5 - 7 pm when Melissa Hager, Esq., a Project 55 Mentor, will moderate a discussion on "Community Organizing: Mobilizing Others for Social Change."


After the discussion, we'll have time for a light dinner and socializing to celebrate the holiday season!


Our discussion will take off from the recent Alumni Corps webinar on Community Organizing. Melissa Hager and our NJ Fellows, will discuss the insights of webinar guest speakers Mark Sanders and Michaela Bethune. Melissa is an attorney who works with not for profit organizations. Among her volunteer activities, she organized a program with Mercer Street Friends to bring food on weekends to food-insecure children in K-6 grades of the West Windsor Plainsboro School District.


Location: AlumniCorps, 12 Stockton Street, Princeton NJ (small parking lot behind building, entrance on Mercer Street)



5-5:30 - arrive and socialize
5:30-6:30 - discussion to be moderated by Melissa

6:30 - 7:15 - light dinner, refreshments and socialize

7:15 - adjourn


We welcome you and your guests who may be interested in learning more about Project 55 and/or community organizing. Please RSVP by emailing Jean Trujillo at with your guest count and any dietary needs.


Jean Trujillo *95, social chair

Marsha Rosenthal '76 and Tom Magnus '77, co-chairs

NJ Committee, Alumni Corps

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Alumni Corps Discussion and Holiday Party ( Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 5:00 PM to 7:15 PM )
Location: 12 Stockton St, Princeton, NJ
Organized by: Alumni Corps

Posted by Princeton AAA over 3 years ago.


Service Opportunity: Interview Class of 2022 Applicants

The Greater Princeton Regional Alumni Schools Committee can use your help this year in its ongoing mission to identify and interview great applicants from our area.  ASC is open to all alumni, undergraduates, and graduate students. Contact Melanie Stein if you'd like to get involved. 

Posted by Teegger over 3 years ago.


Princeton Veterans Day 2017




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Princeton University Veterans Day Service ( Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM )
Location: University Chapel

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PA3 Members - Annual Dues



Dear Fellow Princeton Area Alumni:





Summer is winding down.  Soon the leaves will be turning, the weather will be cooling, students will be arriving on campus, and the Princeton Tigers Football team will start their defense of their 2016 Ivy Championship. 





As an area alum you have the benefit of staying connected to Princeton, and the added benefit of being a member of one of the largest regional alumni associations, the Princeton Area Alumni Association (PA3) (  The PA3 boasts over 3000 undergraduate and graduate alums, spouses, and parents of current students.  As a member, are welcome to attend any of the 50+ events we hold annually.  This includes monthly “First Friday” luncheons with a current PhD student, monthly “Propellers” on the Second Tuesday of each month featuring a Princeton entrepreneur, and a monthly book club.  In addition, we host a number of ad-hoc events including social happy hours, career and networking events, community service projects, lectures, seminars, exhibitions, performances, and much more.  Finally we work with the University to support various student-related activities including hosting students for Thanksgiving and other holidays, mentoring, etc.  We also have an Annual Dinner, which has had a number of interesting speakers.  





My plea to you today is to encourage you to become a “dues-paying member.”  Dues-Paying members get discounted admission to our paid events, but more importantly, dues provide support for our various activities.  We are proud to have sponsored numerous PICS (Princeton Internships in Civic Service) summer internships for current students, which have been made possible by the generosity of our dues paying members.  Simply put, the more dues we collect, the more Princeton students can be "In Our Nation's (and local communities') Service"



Annual dues are only $30 ($20 if you are a recent graduate within the past 10 years).  You can also show a stronger level of support by being a “Top Tiger” with a $100 contribution.

 As the next generation of alumni make their way back to campus, it is a perfect time to become a dues-paying member.  Just visit:



You can pay by credit card or check online, but if you prefer to mail a check, please make it payable to the Princeton Area Alumni Association, and send it to our Treasurer, Fouad J. Masrieh *69 ( 



Fouad J. Masrieh

1009 Barclay Blvd

Princeton, NJ 08540


Thank you again for your support!



Jeremy G. Dongilli '99


Membership Chair






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Calling All PA3 Members - Dues are Due! ( Friday, August 18, 2017 - 9:35 AM to Monday, September 18, 2017 - 9:35 AM )

Your active membership and dues keep PA3 alive and thriving, serving you and upcoming generations of alumni!

Please read this heartfelt appeal letter from Membership Chair Jeremy Dongilli '99:

Please follow the link in Jeremy's letter to pay them now.

Posted by Teegger over 3 years ago.