Partnering With Our Schools

In North Carolina, Students Are not Alone During the Countdown to College

Usually a quiet space reserved for studying, the library of Orange County High recently became the grounds for a discussion of college accessibility and affordability. On October 16, 2018, U.S. Read More

The Visions Team Returns to Durham

Every year, Durham Public Schools teachers and administrators are given the opportunity to apply for the Visions “Connecting the Americas” program. This annual program serves as a professional development experience Read More

Duke alums, retirees volunteer at Lakewood Elementary

Paintbrushes in hand, Duke alumni and retirees worked together Saturday morning to tackle beautification and repair projects at Durham’s Lakewood Elementary School. The Duke Alumni Association, in partnership with Duke Read More

Duke tutoring program celebrates 20 years

Every week during the academic year, nearly 130 Duke students visit school classrooms and nonprofits to tutor young students. The Duke undergraduate and graduate students serve as tutors in Duke’s Read More

Behold the Buzz at Duke’s Regional Spelling Bee on March 17

It’s time to crack open the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and brush up on some new words. For the 60 young competitors at this year’s Duke University Regional Spelling Bee, dictionaries, lists Read More

Ten Durham Public Schools Educators Accepted Into 2018 Visions Program

Durham educators are preparing to immerse themselves in Latin American culture, history and immigrant experiences, both in the U.S. classroom and abroad in Mexico. Ten teachers, counselors and administrators from Read More

Nominations Open for Duke Student/Employee Service Awards

Do you know a Duke undergraduate student or Duke employee who volunteers in the Durham community? Nominate them for a 2018 Duke service award. Nomination Form: Download the PDF Nomination Read More

N.C. High School Juniors Attend College Mini-Camp at Duke

During a tour of Duke West Campus this month, Marissa Lazo shared memories of her Duke student experience with her 16- and 17-year-old students from Southern Lee High School. Lazo, Read More

Durham Teachers, Apply to the 2018 Visions Program

The Visions program connects Durham Public Schools teachers to interactive workshops and a travel-study tour to Guanajuato, Mexico. Applications are due Wednesday, Feb. 7.

Duke Students, Become a Paid Spring Semester Tutor

The deadline to apply for the America Reads / America Counts (ARAC) program at Duke is 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12.