Purchase College Community Engagement

Purchase College Community Engagement

A snapshot of Community Engagement and Applied Learning at Purchase College

Project Focus

Project Focus is an internship through the Office of Student Life & Community Partnerships. It focuses on mentoring & leadership development through partnerships with local K-12 schools and community partners in Port Chester, NY, such as Don Bosco Community Center, Westhab and Big Brothers Big Sisters. The program works with about 20-25 Purchase students each semester. The students get a one on one experience working with the youth in the area around Purchase College. Students commit to a year of service through the Project Focus program, One of our most successful programs, Big Brothers Big Sisters, focuses on getting to know the community that the student’s Little is from and becoming a mentor.

Campus Contact:
Brittany Mayes
brittany.mayes@purchase.edu

Purchase College

735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
(914) 251-6000
www.purchase.edu