Summer 2013

Tony Fernandez always knew he wanted a job helping people. His father was a firefighter in New York, and Tony describes himself as a “little firehouse brat.” After college, he worked as an emergency medical technician and then trained to become a paramedic. Now with a Ph.D. in public health, he works as research director at the EMS Performance Improvement Center in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Summer 2013

Davidson College President Carol Quillen discusses an ambitious plan to "reimagine the academic neighborhood."

In South Carolina, the Collective Impact Project is looking at teen pregnancy prevention efforts to see what’s working and to pinpoint gaps in services.

Union Grove United Methodist Church in North Carolina shows that small congregations can play a big role in helping children read.