Nov. 1, 2012
Several building projects are underway at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, including one at Johnson C. Smith University that will result in a 62,000 square-foot Science Center. The project at JCSU is funded by a $25 million grant from The Duke Endowment. Read the full article.
The Trustees of The Duke Endowment have elected Minor Mickel Shaw to serve as chair of the board. Read the news release.
With funding from The Duke Endowment, along with a new grant from the federal government, organizations in central North Carolina are working to strengthen substance abuse services for young people. Read the full article.
Beaufort Memorial Hospital’s new Transitional Health Program works through trained volunteers at local churches to monitor patients with chronic diseases. The initiative, supported by a two-year grant from The Duke Endowment, catches problems early before hospitalization is required. Read the full article.
Through The Davidson Trust, a program supported by a $15 million grant from The Duke Endowment, students can graduate from Davidson College debt-free. The effort is part of the school’s ongoing experiment in solving the student loan problem by eliminating it. Read the full article.
Aug. 21, 2012
For the first time since 1924, landmark structures at Duke University are undergoing major renovations. An $80 million grant from The Duke Endowment is supporting the projects, which will continue over the next few years. Read the full article.
Aug. 16, 2012
At All God’s Children United Methodist Church in Aulander, N.C., The Place of Possibilities offers hope to a poverty-stricken community. Several grants from The Duke Endowment have supported the congregation’s efforts. Watch a video.
Aug. 15, 2012
The Daily Herald
With 10 first-time mothers enrolled, Nurse-Family Partnership is off to a good start in four northeastern N.C. counties. NFP is supported statewide by The Duke Endowment, the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, and other public and private organizations. Read the full article.
Aug. 7, 2012
Thanks to a new family practice residency program in Wilmington, N.C., patients seeking medical care will have a shorter wait time. Funding for the project was made possible through a collaboration of The Duke Endowment, the Cape Fear Memorial Foundation and the N.C. Medical Society Foundation. Read the full article.