The following are examples of how engagement partnerships are making collective impacts in community.
Bicycle Pedestrian Safety Study
Old West Durham neighborhood uses a Duke Doing Good grant to explore bike safety with Bike Durham.
Building Resiliency Through Storytelling
DukeEngage Beaufort students created and presented fables in a workshop for middle school teachers and students at Carteret County Public Schools (CCPS) to help kids work through obstacles using a framework developed by the Resiliency Solution.
DukeEngage students worked with Duke Marine Lab partners to address community and conservation.
College Advising Corps Improves Access
Feature story of Meghana Giri and her experience in the Corps
Community Engagement Awards
Each year, Duke Civic Engagement recognizes one Duke student and one Duke employee for outstanding commitment to community engage.
Duke Chapel Honors Community Leaders
Chapel recognizes the work of community volunteers feeding the hungry.
Duke Tutoring Back In-Person
After two years online, Duke pre-kindergarten and K-8 tutoring programs are back in-person.
Duke-Durham Day Honors Community
Community heroes are honored at Duke’s community day football game where residents receive discounted tickets and concessions.
Durham Tech Health Partnerships
Durham Tech is leveraging Duke and UNC Health partnerships to develop a larger, more diverse pipeline of health care workers.
Ensuring Access to Autism Screening
A Bass Connections team worked to ensure access to Autism screening across North Carolina.
Immigrant Rights Clinic Helps with Fresh Starts
An influx of evacuees from Afghanistan last summer has provided new challenges and opportunities for student-attorneys training to help asylum seekers.
Law School Clemency Project Makes Big Impact
Pro bono initiative helps gain clemency for man given life sentence as teen.
Legal Clinic Aids Those Facing Eviction
Pop-up clinic offers free legal advice to Durham tenants facing eviction.
Museum of Durham History Partnerships
Duke has long had a partnership with the MoDH and its contributions to preserving Durham’s history.
New Service-Learning Dir. Has Vision
Joan Clifford leads Duke Service-Learning to forge partnerships with neighbors.
OLLI and Community Center Team Up
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute worked collaboratively with Lyon Park Community Center to reach neighbors
Pauli Murray Center Receives Grant, Recognition
Durham director preserves Pauli Murray’s legacy of human rights for the greater good.
Story+ Collaboration with History Cemetery
Duke has a part in helping tell the stories of Geer Cemetery, which was established in 1877 by African Americans born enslaved.
Tuscaloosa Lakewood Neighborhood Assoc.
The neighborhood association is building bridges with the Lakewood Elementary PTA.