N.C. student among national honorees for 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Durham, N.C., teen earns national recognition as she builds empathy among peers who create artworks for hospice residents. Emma Astrike-Davis is one of 10 U.S. high school and middle school students honored with the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
Alternative service trip teaches lessons about gratitude
NC State senior learns unexpected lessons during an Alternative Service Break trip to Atlantic City, N.J. A group of 10 students worked to improve conditions for low-income residents of homes damaged in October 2012 by Hurricane Sandy.
Nonprofit Jazz Arts Initiative launches new, old-school jazz series in Charlotte
Jazz Arts Initiative of Charlotte has launched a new performance series that will feature some of the region’s most gifted contemporary musicians recreating the aura of classic jazz from a bygone era.
NC Symphony depends on donors to meet education mandate
The North Carolina Symphony’s mandate to provide educational outreach to all 100 counties, including performances for schoolchildren and curriculum support for teachers, requires constant and creative fundraising by the organization. “We operate as a model of public-private partnership,” says President and CEO Sandi Macdonald.
More than 100 students complete nonprofit minor
Hardworking students in the nonprofit studies minor helped the Institute for Nonprofits achieve a significant milestone last week when its number of graduates passed the century mark.
NCSU food pantry aims to feed community and create leaders
Most students at NC State University are finalizing plans to head home or visit friends for the Thanksgiving holiday break. But before they leave, more than a dozen students are volunteering their time to staff and stock the new campus food pantry to ensure that others in the university community have food on their tables.