Category Archives: Community

Student-Athletes Give Back During the Holiday Season

Throughout this holiday season, many student-athletes, coaches and administrators have come together to take part in various service activities, large and small. Teams & Toys is a community service project that allows Princeton’s varsity teams to adopt underprivileged families in the local Princeton community for the holiday season. Participating Princeton teams purchase and donate gifts for the children of their adopted families. ... Read More »

PVC Service Circle: Tigers Got Talent

TO WATCH HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NIGHT, CLICK HERE. The Princeton Varsity Club was excited to support ‘Tigers Got Talent,’ a talent show featuring Princeton’s varsity student-athletes at Dillon Gym on Thursday, November 7. This new event showcased the various talents of student-athletes across several different teams. The talent show, sponsored by the PVC Service Circle, donated nearly $1,000, 100% of ... Read More »

Reading with the Tigers Fall ’13

Princeton student-athletes, representing a variety of sports, traveled to Monument Elementary School in Trenton, NJ where they read to school children and talked about the importance of education and teamwork as part of the PVC Reading with the Tigers Program. The PVC sponsors multiple Reading with the Tigers events throughout the academic year. The program is geared to get Tiger student-athletes ... Read More »

Collegians for the Cure 5K

The Princeton women’s swimming and diving team hosted its 6th annual Collegians for the Cure 5K Run on Saturday, September 21, 2013.  With support from the PVC, the run was a huge success and a great way for Tiger teams to kick off the fall semester.  In total, over $4,000 was raised to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  Our sincere thanks to everyone who came out to ... Read More »

PVC Service Circle

Each year, the PVC is contacted by civic-minded Princeton student-athletes and coaches about opportunities to give back to the community. In 2010, the PVC began offering its members the opportunity to make donations that will benefit these efforts.   Tiger student-athletes have the opportunity to apply for support grants from the PVC by completing an application process. If their community-based ... Read More »

Reading with the Tigers Description

For over a decade, the Princeton Varsity Club has helped to bring Princeton student-athletes, representing a variety of sports, to local elementary schools as part of Reading with the Tigers. Now an annual event, with multiple school visits a year, Tiger student-athletes read to school children ranging in grade level from kindergarten through fifth grade.   Marcus Schroeder ’09, a Men’s Basketball player, summed ... Read More »

Tigers In The Community Description

Princeton Athletics is committed to giving back to both the campus and surrounding community. By providing opportunities for student-athletes to serve, these young men and women make meaningful contributions to society. Teams as well as individual student-athletes are involved in numerous charity and community organizations, many of which are supported by the Princeton Varsity Club. These include, but are not ... Read More »

WOMC Description

An extension of the Department of Athletics’ motto of “Education Through Athletics,” the Weapons of Mass Construction (WOMC) program is a way for undergraduate student-athletes, coaches and administrators to give back to the region. Founded in 2009, the WOMC program has seen more than 910 volunteers dedicate over 4,500 service hours to the community.   “Our athletic program aims to ... Read More »

Education Through Athletics: Two Princeton Student-Athletes Participate in Coach for College Program

PVC News – Coach for College Special Edition During the summer of 2013, two Princeton student-athletes were selected to travel to the Phung Hiep District of the Hau Giang Province in southern Vietnam to volunteer for Coach for College, a global initiative aimed at promoting higher education through sports. Isaac Serwanga ’13 (football, basketball, track &field) and Katharina Gebert ’15(lightweight crew) taught academics, sports and life ... Read More »

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