Clinton Global Initiative University

Duke NC-ACTS! members, Alikiah Barclay and Justin Maynard,  with the UCAN Serve Clinton Global initiative U (CGI U) Scholars cohort in San Diego, CA

2012 Martin Luther King Million Meals Event

Volunteers from Duke and North Carolina Central University package 80,000 meals for the 2012 MLK Million Meals Event.

DukeEngage-Durham 2010

Full Durham immersion involves service.  The cohort participated in a Habitat project.

Dr. Seuss Day 2011

America Reads tutor working with 2nd graders at E. K. Powe Elementary School at the "imagination station"

DukeEngage-Durham 2011 Habitat

Hal Zhang, DukeEngage-Durham 2011 participant, at Habitat service activity

Hyunkoo at Caring House

Hyunkoo Chung, DukeEngage-Durham 2011 participant, connected with the residents at Caring House with the creation of community dinners.  Photo taken by Eric Van Danen, Director of Communications for DukeEngage.

Duke Athletics Support Project Share

Members of Duke Athletics Administration during Project Share wrapping party.

Ellen Litkowski - DukeEngage-Durham 2010

Science curriculum was developed and implemented for youth grades K-7 at Camp Calvary.

2011 Lars Lyon Service Award

Recipient, Nicole Sales, and nominee, Vinayak Nikam, along with Elaine Madison and Domonique Redmond at the Duke University Leadership and Service Awards ceremony.

Duke Staff Receives Presidential Award

Domonique Redmond, Assistant Director, received the Presidential Award - Meritorious for the Managerial category on 4-21-11.

Duke Music Tutors Walltown Piano Lab

Sammie Truong, '15, with one of her students during a recital

Lars Lyon Volunteer Service Award

2011 Recipient, Nicole Sales, and fellow nominee, Vinayak Nikam joined by CSC staff.

Dive Into Durham 2013

Lakewood Community Garden.  Photo by Megan Morr, Duke Photography

2011 Make A Difference Day at Burch Avenue Neighborhood Park

Students and neighbors collaborate on a clean-up project for the 2011 Make A Difference Day at Burch Avenue Neighborhood Park.

Duke Athletics Support Project Share

Members of Duke Athletics Administration during Project Share wrapping party.

The Duke Community Service Center (CSC) offers numerous avenues for Duke students and employees to find ways to get involved in our host city of Durham, NC. Feel free to browse the many volunteer listings submitted by our partner non-profit agencies; search the alphabetical agency list; read our latest newsletter;  gain more information about our signature programs; register to receive updated service announcements on one or all of our email list serves; and much more.


Bob Newlin recognized for service and commitment to Duke and Durham


We are now accepting employment applications for 2014-2015.  The opening for the CAC advisor position is currently posted on the Duke HR web site.  You can locate and apply to this specific job on that site as an external applicant by using the requisition number 400819802 and the job title CAC advisor. 

The Odyssey of the Mind team at Club Boulevard Elementary Needs a Coach!

The 2nd/3rd grade team is required to provide a judge for the regional tournament in Chapel Hill on March 1.  Will you help?

Typhoon Haiyan, considered one of the strongest tropical storms ever, made landfall in the Philippines early November 8 and caused catastrophic damage.

Following are Ways to Get Involved:

The American Red Cross has a direct link set up for relief

Congratulations to the 2013 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards recipients.

  • Staff Recipient - Geoffrey Mock
  • Student Recipient - Kathleen Perry, '13


To learn more, reach the Duke Today article



The 2013 Selection Committee has announced that Elaine Madison is the 2013 Civic Engagement Professional of the Year Award recipient. This year’s nominees included an impressive field of civic engagement professionals. 

Check out the new America Reads and Counts Video!

America Reads and Counts - Duke University (2010) from Pilar Timpane on Vimeo.

To access the Fall 2014 America Reads/America Counts New Tutor Application, please CLICK HERE.

To access the Fall 2014 America Reads/America Counts Returning Tutor Registration (Available Monday, August 4th)

Events/ Opportunities
Employee Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award
Posted: May 8, 2014 8:57 am
Advising Corps Leads High School Students toward College Path
Posted: March 18, 2014 8:28 am
Odyssee of the Mind Coach Needed
Posted: February 6, 2014 4:23 pm
Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts
Posted: November 12, 2013 8:47 am
Project Share
Posted: November 4, 2013 12:54 pm


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