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.
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.
Feb. 8, 2012
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.
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.
Feb. 6, 2012
Rural churches in Wilkes county are playing a critical role in strenghtening local food distibution networks and feeding the hungry. Read the full article.
Feb. 2, 2012
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.
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.
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.
The Rev. Kristen R. Richardson-Frick has joined The Duke Endowment as a program officer in the Rural Church program area. Read the news release.
February 3, 2012
On Thursday, Davidson College President Carol Quillen described the success of the Davidson Trust in a presentation about innovations in college affordability. A transcript and video footage of her testimony, given before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, is available on the Davidson College website. Read the full article.