Duke’s Office of Durham and Community Affairs seeks to apply knowledge in service of society as highlighted in Duke’s strategic plan, “Making a Difference.” By broadening the university’s role as a partner and advocate for economic and community development throughout the city, the office works to improve quality of life and to build strong Duke-Durham connections. Explore our stories, photos and archives to learn more about our work and our partners.
The goal: Pack 100,000 meals. The ingredients: Soup mix, beans and rice. Duke University, Durham Technical Community College, United Way of the Greater Triangle and local Rotary Clubs will bring Read More
Geraud Staton’s entrepreneurism began at 13 years old, when he started selling 5-cent Blow Pop candies for $1 to his school classmates. The money Staton earned selling candy went toward Read More
Project Share, an annual Duke holiday tradition, collects monetary donations, clothes and toys for Durham families receiving help through the Durham County Department of Social Services, Ronald McDonald House of Read More