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Duke-Durham Writes Studio

  Studio participants shared “artifacts” that shaped their identities as readers and writers. The Duke-Durham Writes Studio, funded by the Office of Civic Engagement for the 2013-2014 school year, is notable not only for its initial success in using Duke student, staff, and faculty research to contribute to community educational outcomes, but also for its commitment to […]

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Connecting communities panel

This past Tuesday, DOCE Director Megan Granda participated in a panel, hosted by Duke Student Government (DSG) and the University Center Activities and Events (UCAE), called “Connecting Communities.” The panel focused on the ways Duke students can connect with the Durham community. The panel was hosted by Orin Starn, Chair and Professor of Cultural Anthropology […]

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Civic Lives series: Lessons learned

Recently, the DOCE started a new film series, “Civic Lives at Duke,” highlighting the ways students, faculty, staff, and alumni practice civic engagement at Duke and in the larger community.  So far we’ve conducted 9 interviews with 10 engaged Duke community members, and there are more coming soon. The first video, featuring staff member Pat […]

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CGI U meeting, Arizona State University

Last weekend, 22 Duke students, along with DOCE Director Megan Granda and Civic Engagement Fellow Liz Holden, traveled to Arizona State University for the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) annual meeting. The participating students were selected through a competitive process in which they proposed “Commitments to Action,” or innovative solutions to some of […]

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Samuel DuBois Cook Award recipients

North Carolina NAACP President Rev. Dr. William Barber II, along with six Duke community members, were recently awarded the Samuel DuBois Cook Award. The award honors those who have carried out the legacy of Cook, Duke’s first African-American professor, through distinguished service to the community. Read more.

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STRENGTHEN

We seek to provide ongoing learning opportunities and resources that reflect best practices in ethical civic engagement. From preparation to reflection, we hope to support staff, faculty and students who are working in the community to do good work well.

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