Mary Piepenbring, vice president of The Duke Endowment and director of the Health Care program area, has announced her retirement. Lin Hollowell has been named her successor as Health Care director. Read the announcement.
The Duke Endowment is accepting applications for its 2017-2019 Fellowship Program. Read the E-blast.
Furman University today announced an ambitious effort to transform the student experience and address critical community issues with a $47 million grant from The Duke Endowment. The new strategic vision—called The Furman Advantage—will guarantee every incoming student the opportunity for an engaged learning experience that is tracked and integrated with their academic and professional goals.
A new grant will help Robeson County Church and Community Center address hunger and housing issues in the local area. Formed by United Methodists in 1969, the organization is the largest ecumenical nonprofit in the county. Read more.
A new grant will help congregations engage in public schools in North Carolina. Read more.
In North Carolina, New Hanover County is using predictive analytics to help caseworkers focus on children who need help the most. A successful outcome there could serve as a model for others. Read more.
With a grant from The Duke Endowment, the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation is launching a Birth-to-Eight Policy Center to serve as a resource hub for its work. Read more.
With support from The Duke Endowment, a partnership between Novant Health Rowan Medical Center and Livingstone College will target obesity through a campus wide health and wellness program. Read more.
Charisma Hibbler has been named a Fellow at The Duke Endowment. Read the news release.
Wilkes County’s 13 elementary schools have a new curriculum for improving student fitness thanks to the Health Foundation and Wilkes Regional Medical Center. Read more.