Blog

Duke Senior Caroline Brockett honored for community service

Duke University senior Caroline Brockett has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities that are committed to community engagement. Brockett is a recipient of the network’s Community Impact Student Award, which honors one student leader at each member school. The award recognizes students […]

Read More

Moving Beyond the Cycle

Guest post by Brian Lackman | Assistant Director of Student Engagement, Leadership Often times in my work with Duke students, I have the privilege of being able to engage in thoughtful and deep conversations around leadership, equity, and the struggle to progress forward individually and collectively to a better place. I have frequently heard the […]

Read More

Humanizing The Narrative

Guest post by Joshua Salaam | Muslim Chaplain, Muslim Life at Duke I get frustrated every time I vote in an election. I park my car and begin the political gauntlet walk. I accept all flyers from the extended hands, none of which will sway my decision. But what frustrates me is the flyer encouraging […]

Read More

Behind the Bio

Guest post by Bibi Gnagno | Student Development Coordinator, Duke University Women’s Center This year, the Duke Women’s Center invited Jaimie Woo, Duke University alumna and former policy analyst in the Office of the Vice President Joe Biden, to campus. Jaimie spoke during our Annual WomC Awards in which we honor female identified people’s contributions […]

Read More

Cultivating Community

Guest post by Dielle McMillan, M.S.W. | Program Coordinator for Merit Scholarships, Office of Undergraduate Scholars & Fellows The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” – Coretta Scott King I studied communities throughout my undergraduate and graduate career. I received the “Community Leader of the year” […]

Read More