02/27/2012
DavisdsonNews.Net
Media Coverage: Solar Project Done, College Re-Signs Sustainability Pledge

Feb. 27, 2012

DavisdsonNews.Net

Earlier this month, President Carol Quillen and other college officials held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the solar panels atop Davidson College’s Baker Sports Complex.  It is estimated that the new technology will save the college about $25,000 a year in energy expenses. In addition to producing a portion of the buildings electricity the solar panels are also producing hot water for both the swimming pool and showers. Read Full Article.

 

02/23/2012
NC Department of Health and Human Services
Media Coverage: DHHS Receives Grant to Promote Patient Safety in State Operated Healthcare Facilities

Feb. 23, 2012

NC Department of Health and Human Services

Patient safety and fair treatment of employees will be the focus of a three-year grant that is part of an implementation of a “Just Culture.” This approach promotes employee responsibility and system-wide improvement to ensure safety for patients and residents. Read Full Article.

02/15/2012
South Carolina Hospital Association
Media Coverage: Georgetown Hospital System First in the Nation to Meet Gold Medal Standard

Feb 15, 2012

South Carolina Hospital Association

 

Working Well, a collaboration between the South Carolina Hospital Association and NC Prevention Partner, has bestowed its first Gold Medal Standard to the Georgetown Hospital System (GHS). The honor, which recognizes hospitals for establishing a culture of wellness in the workplace, is only offered to those hospitals that meet the three pillars of the Working Well Initiative. Read the full article.

02/08/2012
The Charlotte Observer
Media Coverage: Nurse-Family Partnership Expands in Carolinas

Feb. 08, 2012

The Charlotte Observer

Duke Endowment Vice-President, Rhett Mabry spotlights how registered nurses are working with mothers to improve pregnancy outcomes in counties across the Carolinas. Read the full article.

 

 
02/08/2012
Winston-Salem Journal
Editorial: Second Harvest's Expanded Programs Should Help the Hungry

Feb. 8, 2012

Winston-Salem Journal

Answering the call of increasing needs, the Second Harvest Food Bank creates two new initiatives to help families in Northwest North Carolina who have trouble paying for food. Read full article.

02/06/2012
The Duke Endowment
Media Coverage: Select Institutions from the Carolinas Receive Grants from The Duke Endowment

February 6, 2012

In 2011, the Trustees of The Duke Endowment approved $130 million in new grants, some of which will be paid in future years. Also, nearly $113 million was distributed to support organizations across the Carolinas. Read the news release.

02/06/2012
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
Media Coverage: Methodists Receive $100,000 in Grants for Food Ministry Programs

Feb. 6, 2012

Wilkes Journal-Patriot

Rural churches in Wilkes county are playing a critical role in strenghtening local food distibution networks and feeding the hungry. Read the full article.

 

02/02/2012
The Herald-Sun
Media Coverage: Nurse visit program for newborns part of Semans' legacy

Feb. 2, 2012

The Herald-Sun

It's through the lens of her recent passing that so many now perceive Mary Semans, but perhaps the best way to understand this inspiring woman is through the innovative programs that she championed. Durham Connects, which has connected thousands of families with community service agencies is just such a program. Read the full article.

01/30/2012
Duke Today
Farewell to Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans

Jan. 30, 2012

 

In a Duke Chapel service filled with music and pageantry, Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans -- who served as a living link between the university's founders and its modern accomplishments -- was remembered for her many contributions to Duke, Durham and North Carolina, and for what Duke University President Richard Brodhead called her "embodiment of unconditional love." Read the full article and view the ceremony.

06/13/2010
Swamp Fox
Furman Receives $1 Million Gift For Shi Center for Sustainability

The Duke Endowment has awarded Furman University a $1 million grant to support the work of the David E. Shi Center for Sustainability. View the full article published on Swamp Fox.

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