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Registration is now open: April 3, 4, 5 - Community-Engaged Scholarship at Princeton and Beyond
Feb. 26, 2024

On April 3, 4, and 5th, 2024, the Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES), formerly the Community-Based Learning Initiative (CBLI), will celebrate 25 years of the program’s life at Princeton University. We are marking the occasion with a series of events designed to situate our work within the history and current state of the…

Three Princeton Undergraduates Awarded Community-Engaged Population Health Microinternships
Feb. 18, 2024

During the winter break between the 2023-24 academic semesters, three Princeton undergraduates in the Medical Anthropology track gained real-world experience working with New Jersey-based organizations involved in population health…

SPA364/LAO364/AMS434: The 'Voces De La Diáspora' Oral History Project
Feb. 14, 2024

On February 6, 2024, SPA364/LAO364/AMS434, "Doing Oral History in Spanish: The 'Voces De La Diáspora' Oral History Project," embarked on a visit to the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood in Princeton. This excursion was led by local artist and art educator, Verónica Olivares-Weber.

The Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood…

Applications now open for Derian 2024 Summer Internship with Heirloom Gardens Oral History Project
Jan. 12, 2024

Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors in good academic standing are eligible to apply to the Derian Summer Internship Program with the The Heirloom Gardens Project, a collaboration of Princeton University, Spelman College, and the Ujamaa Cooperative Farming Alliance to collect oral histories…

Deadline 11/27: Apply for senior thesis research funding from ProCES
Nov. 10, 2023

Through the Barfield Fund for Community-Engaged Independent Work and other sources, ProCES funds senior thesis research that applies community-based research methods or that is designed to directly benefit a community partner. While the student's home department may serve as the primary funder for independent research, ProCES can provide…

9/22 at 4pm: "Our Knowledge is Power: The Cultures of Beauty & Survival in Isle de Jean Charles, LA and Shismaref, AK"
Sept. 18, 2023

ProCES is proud to be a cosponsor for this artist talk and film screening at the Arts Council of Princeton (102 Witherspoon Street).  Artists Dennis Davis and Chantel Comardelle will give additional context to their multimedia exhibit showcasing the beauty of culture and the price of the climate crisis.  The exhibit is on view at the…

ProCES welcomes public historian Brian Whetstone
Aug. 28, 2023

ProCES is delighted to welcome Brian Whetstone as the Princeton-Mellon/SPIA in New Jersey Fellow for AY '23-'24. Whetstone is a public historian and scholar of late-twentieth century U.S. urban history. His research focuses on the intersection between the post-1966 U.S. historic preservation movement and twentieth-century urban political…

Dobin Prize in Community-Engaged Independent Work Winners
May 30, 2023

The Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship is proud to award the Dean Hank Dobin Prize in Community-Engaged Independent Work. This award is presented to students whose outstanding thesis best engages a community audience, whether through extensive research, policy recommendations, or new information and analysis.

Congratulations to…

A Cartoon History of Latino USA with Lalo Alcaraz
April 13, 2023

Join us at a public lecture presented by Lalo Alcaraz, on Wednesday, April 26th at 12:30pm in Frist 302. Lalo Alcaraz is an award-winning, nationally-syndicated editorial cartoonist and the creator of the syndicated daily comic strip, “La Cucaracha,” published nationwide since 2002.

Co-sponsored by the Princeton University Humanities…

AfroColombia: A Panorama of Life and Living in Chocó
April 5, 2023

Please join PLAS, SPO, the Humanities Council, and ProCES for photography of Jason Riascos (El Murcy). The opening event is Monday, April 10th from 4:30-6:30pm in Lower Hyphen, East Pyne. The special exhibit runs from April 10th through May 30th.