News & Events

Bank of America awards $23,000 scholarship to Durham Tech construction and highway students

October 2, 2017

The Bank of America Foundation today announced more than $23,000 in scholarship and tuition assistance to Durham Technical Community College students in the Construction and Highway Management program earlier this year. MORE

Made in Durham welcomes new board members, elects treasurer

September 20, 2017

Made in Durham’s Board of Directors welcomed three new members and elected a new treasurer at its September 18 meeting. MORE

Made in Durham launches dropout recovery program with $750,000 Oak Foundation grant

September 6, 2017

Made in Durham partners will launch a major initiative this year to reconnect students who have dropped out of high school, serve them with a range of academic and social supports, and get them back on track to graduation and beyond. MORE

Durham YouthWork interns gain valuable work exposure

September 5, 2017

Two hundred Durham students gathered in a conference room at Durham Technical Community College in mid-July for the first day of training for six-week paid internships in businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations across Durham. MORE

DPS expands career planning services for high school students

September 1, 2017

Ninth-graders in Durham Public Schools' five comprehensive high schools will embark this year on a career planning journey school officials hope will propel them – and the thousands of students who follow – on a path to life-sustaining employment. MORE

Dan McKinney tapped to direct youth engagement strategies for Made in Durham

August 31, 2017

Student U history teacher and academic coach Dan McKinney has been named youth engagement strategist for Made in Durham. MORE

Youth Network welcomes new members, focuses on youth engagement in systems change

August 30, 2017

The Made in Durham Youth Network welcomed 27 young people ages 14-24 as its third cohort of Durham youth focused on providing the youth perspective and engagement in the partnership's work to create an education-to-career system that supports all Durham youth. MORE

Sponsorships available for 2017 Power of Partnership Summit

August 14, 2017

Sponsorships are available for Made in Durham’s 2017 Power of Partnership Summit, an annual celebration and report to the community on the results and impact of partnership. MORE

Student recounts summer internship experience with McKim & Creed

July 23, 2017

I've got a better understanding of what I want to do, which is a construction manager with a focus in sustainable building, but I also want to be a CAD technician. Fortunately, it's super easy to be both! I've always loved using Autodesk programs, and this internship finally made me realize that I could definitely do that for half my life. MORE

Made in Durham receives $5,000 grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation

June 23, 2017

Made in Durham has received a $5,000 economic mobility grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support its work creating an education-to-career system in Durham that helps more young people complete high school, obtain a post-secondary credential and secure life-sustaining work by age 25. MORE

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