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3 Myths About Social Impact at Fuqua

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January 29, 2019

Erin posing on stage with student leaders and speakers from the social impact conference

At Fuqua, we believe in empowering our students and alumni with the business skills needed to achieve social change. The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) was founded at Fuqua to…

Learning from Giving: MBA Games and Special Olympics

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December 28, 2017

Students and Special Olympians holding up signs at the MBA games fundraiser

Over the past two summers, I led trips to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where my team of high schoolers volunteered at the Mephibosheth House, a home for kids with disabilities. The kids at the “M…

Leadership Lessons Outside the Classroom

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July 14, 2017

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So far, one of my most memorable experiences at Fuqua, has been leading a local initiative called Just Listen which uses high school student narratives and performance art to promote social change. We…

Building Hope: Fuqua on Board and Habitat for Humanity

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June 15, 2017

Helping Habitat for Humanity of Durham through the Fuqua on Board program

Looking back on my life, including my experience at Fuqua, one thing clearly rings true: I’ve been extremely fortunate. Many say their success is a function of hard work, and I won’t disagree…

Helping Durham’s Small Businesses Via Fuqua on Board

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March 10, 2017

Three board members pose at the GDBCC Annual Gala to help Durham's small businesses

One of the highlights of my MBA experience at Fuqua has been becoming a board member for the Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce (GDBCC) thanks to the Fuqua on Board (FOB) program….

Life at Fuqua: Finding Time for the Things You Love

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February 15, 2016

me after completing the Raleigh City of Oaks Marathon during my life at Fuqua

Fall Term 2 for first-year students is a hectic time at Fuqua. My classmates and I took (at least) 4 classes, were involved in several extracurricular activities, and were swamped with internship recruiting. Our calendars…

Taking the Mentorship Program to the Entire Daytime MBA Community

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November 24, 2015

Recent Duke Fuqua alumni shared their mentorship program experiences with current MBA students

Seeing the success of the small scale mentorship programs run by some of Fuqua’s student clubs, Jennifer Kim and I saw an opportunity to team up with the Development and Alumni Relations department…

Consequential Power Tools: What I Learned at Fuqua in My First Month

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October 5, 2015

using a power tool saw while volunteering for Habitat for Humanity - What I Learned at Fuqua

His name was Bill. “Just follow the line and keep ‘er steady,” he suggested in an expert southern drawl as he handed over the bright yellow Dewalt portable table saw. Right. It’s that…

Fuqua Serves During Fifth Annual Stop Hunger Now Event

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September 28, 2015

measuring rice for meals - the community at Duke Fuqua serves people in need through efforts like the annual Stop Hunger Now event

On September 25, Fuqua Friday was transformed from simply a social gathering to an event with a social impact. Over 400 members of the Fuqua community convened in the Fox Center to take…

An Entrepreneurial Spirit: Students Launch an Organization to Help Veterans

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June 30, 2015

Duke Fuqua MBA students provide career support to veterans

One of the best aspects of Fuqua is the entrepreneurial spirit that exists among the student body. We are quickly entrusted to make this school better than how we found it. Be it…

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