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Pilot course prepares alternative school students for internships

July 6, 2016

Eight students who attend Durham alternative schools completed the inaugural Get Fit internship preparation course and received completion certificates during a ceremony June 17. MORE

DPS Career and Technical Education program prepares students for summer internships

July 5, 2016

Nearly 50 students ages 14-15 from Durham Public Schools received three days of intensive training June 20-22 to prepare them for successful paid internships in area businesses this summer. MORE

New Student U chief joins Made in Durham Advisory Team

July 2, 2016

Alexandra Zagbayou, executive director of Student U, has joined the Made in Durham Advisory Team. MORE

Made in Durham partnership agreement spells out terms of engagement

July 1, 2016

Made in Durham’s “collective impact” approach to building an education-to-career system for Durham requires new ways of thinking, acting and co-creating by all of the many partner institutions involved. MORE

Durham Chamber and Bank of America execs join Made in Durham board

June 30, 2016

Made in Durham has named Bank of America senior vice president Rick Brown and Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Geoff Durham to its board of directors. MORE

Summit examines strategies for promoting economic opportunity and mobility

June 30, 2016

Young people today are worse off by almost every measure than they were in 1988 because of structural inequities and an outdated theory of change that has focused on technical changes to education and social service systems. MORE

Durham Tech alternative school helps former dropouts get back on track for school and career success

June 30, 2016

When Durham Technical Community College handed out diplomas at its 2016 commencement in May, a bumper crop of 51 students from the college’s Gateway to College and Adult High School program joined them. MORE

City of Medicine Academy students place in national health professionals competition

June 27, 2016

City of Medicine Academy students took top spots in two competitive categories at the HOSA 39th annual International Leadership Conference in Nashville June 22-25. MORE

Business Engagement Team puts Durham youth on path for careers

May 29, 2016

More than 500 Durham youth will explore the world of work this summer through paid internships in Durham’s thriving business, nonprofit, government and education sectors thanks to a coordinated community effort focused on placing more Durham youth on the path to rewarding careers. MORE

Business leader challenges Durham business community to send winning health science students to national competition

May 25, 2016

Fresh from their wins at a state competition in Greensboro, 11 students from Durham Public Schools' City of Medicine Academy are gearing up to compete at the national HOSA-Future Health Professionals competition in June. MORE

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