Fall 2019

Through his work with the United Methodist Committee on Relief, Gary Locklear has helped his rural North Carolina county rebound from two devastating floods. He’s grateful, he says, to be able to help his neighbors find hope amid despair.

Fall 2019

From taking blood pressure readings to checking prescriptions, Cody Darnell is using his training as a paramedic to keep at-risk patients in Ashe County, N.C., safer and healthier in their homes.

What can six faculty members from Davidson, Furman and Johnson C. Smith accomplish in four weeks at the National Humanities Center? A lot! “It’s hard to imagine a better place for propelling scholarly activity,” says Furman’s Michele Speitz.

We hear from Beth De Santis about helping young people in South Carolina make informed decisions about relationships and reproductive health. 

Summer 2019

The Family Care program at Connie Maxwell Children’s Home in South Carolina helps parents and children find the resources they need to reclaim a bright future.

In two North Carolina counties, The Daily Mile is helping elementary school students – and the entire community – make strides toward prevention and wellness.

Led by the Clergy Health research team, a new project will test stress-reducing interventions tailored to clergy.

Winter 2019

In South Carolina, Hopeful Horizons provides evidence-based programs in areas where need is high and services are few.

Furman University is the first South Carolina school to partner with College Advising Corps, which helps high school students plan for college access and success.

By connecting churches to farms, the Society of St. Andrew is saving food from going to waste and helping it reach people in need.

Fall 2018

With its positive outcomes for mothers and babies, CenteringPregnancy offers an effective way for pregnant women to receive their prenatal medical care.