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Xavier Smith: DPS Student of the Month for May

Duke University’s Durham Student of the Month is Xavier Smith of Southern School of Engineering. Congratulations, Xavier! Every month, the Office of Durham and Community Affairs partners with Durham Public Schools and Read More

May 28: Long Ball Opening Day

Long Ball — Durham Triple Play Leagues is a free inner-city baseball program for young men ages 13 to 18, overseen by volunteers and coaches. It operates under the umbrella Read More

May 26: National Bee Week Begins

Spelling champions from across the country and world will come to Washington, D.C. on May 26 to compete in National Bee Week, culminating in the ESPN-televised championship on May 29. Read More

May 19-23: Dress for Success Clothing Drive

The Duke University offices at West Village are hosting a clothing drive to benefit Dress for Success. This non-profit organization promotes the economic independence of low-income women by providing professional Read More

May 8 & 15: Kindergarten… Here I Come!

Please help us, Durham’s Partnership for Children and our partner schools to spread the word about the upcoming “Kindergarten… Here I Come!” events. If you have a child who will Read More

Local Youth Dive in with Duke Swimmers

DURHAM, N.C. – When Duke swimmers and divers gather in Taishoff Aquatic Pavilion to teach area children how to swim, they hope the skills they impart will not only help grow Read More

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