In the Media

Durham high school student starts feeding program after Durham Public Schools ends its own

| April 10, 2020

When Durham Public Schools shut down its feeding program after an employee came down with COVID-19, one Riverside High School student stepped up. MORE

J. Gunn Quietly Dropped a Powerful New Song and Video in Praise of Durham at Its Best

Indy Week | May 10, 2019

Durham pride is a strong thing, and nobody has more of it than J. Gunn. The rapper who appeared on G Yamazawa’s instant classic “North Cack” and fit the whole city into about a minute on the “Do Durham Remix” quietly dropped a new song and video this week on the YouTube page of Made in Durham, a community partnership of educators, businesses, government agencies, and nonprofits focused on preparing young people to successfully enter the work force. MORE

Patrick Conway: The key to improve long-term health: Start young

Winston-Salem Journal Guest Column | June 22, 2018


Second annual Durham Women Take No Bull talks raising next generation of female leaders | March 8, 2018


Pre-K, more counselors, job training … and a plea from Durham Mayor Steve Schewel

Spectrum News | March 3, 2018


Celebrating a strong year, and yet still much to do in Durham Public Sch

The Herald-Sun | July 7, 2017

Outgoing Durham Public Schools Superintendent Bert l'Homme reflects on the past year and outlines the work still to be done to ensure success for all students.  MORE

Familiar face named as new chancellor for North Carolina Central

The News & Observer | June 26, 2017

The UNC system leaders name Johnson Akinleye 12th chancellor of the Durham university, and Made in Durham partner, following stints as provost, acting chancellor and interim chancellor. MORE

DPS gets good grade from accrediting agency

The Herald-Sun | April 26, 2017

AdvancED gave Durham Public Schools mostly good news Wednesday as part of the school district’s re-accreditation process. MORE

Executive Voice: Helping students in Durham find a path to success

Triangle Business Journal | April 13, 2017

Durham Technical Community College President William Ingram talks about what is driving the school’s growth and what it means for the region. MORE

Riverside High senior asks DPS Board of Education to improve conditions for students of color

Herald-Sun | March 24, 2017

Student of the Month Jaden Jules takes the opportunity at his recognition ceremony to call for racial equity, a Made in Durham priority. MORE


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