Duke Black Alumni Announcements




March 24, 2023

The application for the 2023 Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is live! The program will be held in person at Duke the week of June 12-16. Please spread the word about the applications that are due on April 15: https://duke.is/8w8yv

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December 16, 2022

Applications for REACH Equity Summer Undergraduate Research Program (RESURP) are open- RESURP is an 8-week summer program for rising junior and senior undergraduate students.

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August 12, 2022

Are you interested in connecting as a community to support fellow Black Duke PT alumni and students?   Are you interested in building deep and meaningful professional and social relationships with fellow Black alumni?  Do you want to engage with Duke DPT to maximize the success of current and future Black alumni?  If you are interested in connecting with fellow Black Duke PT alumni, Black students, and the Duke DPT community, please send an email to

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August 5, 2022

Many people credit college with saving them, but Duke actually saved Chasity Boyce's life when she was a baby.  She was born in High Point, but was airlifted to Duke, where doctors were able to diagnois and treat her. Boyce grew up determined to attend Duke and to give back to her community and to her college. https://sanford.duke.edu/story/chasity-boyce-pps06-duke-saved-my-life/

June 6, 2022

If you haven't already done so, please sign up for this year's hybrid mentorship event the evening of Wednesday, June 29- there will be a space to indicate your availbaility for both in-person and Zoom: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ai0lPNwxRXhXVjg

May 18, 2022

The University of Pittsburgh African American Alumni Council will guide an important exchange next Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 7pm ET. 

We look forward to supporting a conversation about the following: 

March 2, 2022

The application for the 2022 Hybrid Summer Discovery Program is now live- click here for the application and spread the word to any interested undergraduate students.

March 2, 2022

The application for the 2022 Hybrid Summer Discovery Program is now live- click here for the application and spread the word to any interested undergraduate students. A cohort of 20 students will be chosen to attend the live experience this summer, and we will have an additional virtual program for other applicants.

February 26, 2022

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May 1, 2021

Please register for our Summer Discovery Program Mentorship Event on Wednesday, June 16 and/or Thursday, June 17- both events will be held from 6 pm - 8 pm eastern: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_daukJ13u7zJJzE2

May 1, 2021

Please register for our Summer Discovery Program Mentorship Event on Wednesday, June 16 and/or Thursday, June 17- both events will be held from 6 pm - 8 pm eastern: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_daukJ13u7zJJzE2

April 23, 2021

We still live in times where the struggle for human rights continues. All individuals deserve to be protected against discrimination, human rights violations and basic indecency. All people regardless of background should be respected and their rights protected.

October 23, 2020

Nika Duan is an investor at Emerson Collective, a social change organization founded by Laurene Powell Jobs that invests in mission-driven companies across all stages, including companies like Guild Education, Chime, SpaceX, and Axios.

September 27, 2020

Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Voting is state-by-state and county-by-county exercise. You should visit your state or county Board of Elections websites for information on voting where you live.

DBA also offers other resources below to help you navigate the voting process. Remember to make a plan and vote early! It is important that everyone have a say in our Democracy.

 

September 2, 2020

How do you launch and produce a current affairs podcast in 2020… you adapt. A lot.

September 1, 2020

The Duke Black Alumni (DBA) LinkedIn group is a new professional multicultural community connect

July 10, 2020

On Thursday, July 2, Duke Black Alumni (DBA) partnered with the Department of African & African American Studies (AAAS) and Duke’s world-class faculty to offer the first lecture of a virtual series on race and inequity in America.

July 7, 2020

In an effort to listen to the voices of our Black alumni, the Duke Alumni Association (DAA) sent a survey via email to our 10,862 Black alumni.

April 22, 2020

Check out this new initiative, Call + Response, a program for Black/African-American students graduating college this year (2020) with an Associate's or Bachelor's in political science, government affairs, international relations or other related majors. 

Left of Black Podcast

July 12, 2018

Each week, Mark Anthony Neal, chair of Duke’s Department of African & African American Studies sits down with artists, political figures and academics for conversations about studying the African-American experience in the long-running “Left of Black” interview series.

“It’s really a deep dig into what’s going on in black studies, particularly around issues of culture, gender, sexuality and the arts,” Neal said.