Our 2023 Annual Report is live! 🎉 This year's report features a staff takeover, where you can get to know our awesome team and learn more about what they do here at the Center. Visit emilyk.org/financials to check it out!
Emily Krzyzewski Center
Where students thrive.
Operating as usual
Flashing back to a few weeks ago when our Pioneer Scholars students went shopping at our Pillar Points store! 🌟 They receive points throughout the year based on hard work, integrity, and other important character traits. We're so proud of their growth and excited to see the fun prizes they picked out!
📣 Calling all high school seniors! Our Game Plan: College team is hosting their annual FAFSA Night on January 16th, in collaboration with Student U. Get FREE help submitting your FAFSA and learn about the 2024-25 updates and improvements. Register at emilyk.org/fafsa.
Are you an experienced programming professional looking to make a difference in Durham? Check out our newest job opening for Senior Director of Program Operations! Learn more and apply at emilyk.org/jobs.
There's still time to make a difference in 2023 by supporting the Emily K Center! Donate today by visiting givebutter.com/EmilyK
Happy Holidays from the Emily K Center!
The best way to end the semester? With festive games, of course! ❄️ Our Pioneer Scholars students had so much fun playing Minute to Win It before heading into winter break.
Thank you to The Leon Levine Foundation for supporting the Emily K Center! Their generosity and partnership help us offer quality programming to more than 2,000 Durham students each year.
Last week, Scholars to College seniors brought their families to the Center for our Fall Family Meeting! They learned about the cost of college and FAFSA updates, how to get involved with Scholars on Campus, and celebrated students' success in their cohort 🤩
📣 Exciting news! Scholars to College senior, Julissa, received a full four-year scholarship to Duke University through the QuestBridge National College Match. Congratulations Julissa!
Introducing our inaugural cohort of Teacher Fellows! ✨ We are excited to collaborate with this fantastic group of Durham Public Schools teachers over the next nine months. Learn more at emilyk.org/news/introducing-next-steps-teacher-fellows
Bull City in Black is coming back in 2024! 🎉 Are you interested in being a part of this exciting event? We are looking for representatives from HBCUs and community-based organizations to share information and resources. Visit emilyk.org/hbcu to learn more.
A huge thank you to Duke Energy for providing a $17,000 grant to support our Scholars to College program!
Congratulations to Scholars to College students, Katherin and Angelina, for being named the Exchange Club of Greater Durham's Students of the Quarter 🎉 We are so proud of you!
Because of you, we raised over $12K to support our students on their journeys from first grade to college and beyond! Thank you for making a success.
We've reached nearly 30% of our goal! 🚀 Will you make a gift today to support our students and their dreams? Visit emilyk.org/givingtuesday.
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Emily K Center! Today and every day, we are grateful for you.
Celebrating the holiday early at our Friendsgiving potluck 🥧 We are grateful for an amazing group of friends and colleagues who make the Center feel like home.
GivingTuesday is coming up! This year, we're aiming to raise $15K to support the dreams and goals of our students. With the support of people like you, the sky's the limit! 🚀 Give today by visiting emilyk.org/givingtuesday
The Center is closed today in observance of Veterans Day. Thank you to all who served!
Throwing it back to a few weeks ago when our staff attended UndocuCarolina's K-12 Educator Ally Training, hosted here at the Center! We are grateful for the opportunity to learn together so we can better serve our community.
🌟 Student spotlight 🌟 Xochitl is a 2023 Scholars to College graduate and current Scholars on Campus student. She is attending UNC Greensboro with an intended major in Business Administration. We are so glad Xochitl is a part of the Emily K Center community!
Our final sponsor shout-out goes to our presenting and specialty sponsors for the Emily K Center Co****le Tournament! Your generosity is greatly appreciated and will go a long way towards helping our students achieve their .
Halloween at the Emily K Center! 👻
Let's take a moment to recognize our Lane Sponsors and Food/Beverage Sponsor for the Emily K Center Co****le Tournament! 👏 Thank you for supporting this event and helping us provide quality programming for our students.
Another successful Pioneer Scholars Family Night! We had a blast playing bingo, eating good food, and spending time together 🎉
The Emily K Center Co****le Tournament is coming up on November 4! 🙌 A huge thank you to our team sponsors, who are helping make this event possible. If you haven't signed up yet, visit emilyk.org/cornhole to register your team.
What a great day! 🤩 Game Plan: College's Continuando Mi Camino was a fully bilingual event that shared important information on how to pursue higher education. We're so grateful to all the speakers, colleges, and community resource organizations who came out to make it a success.
Have you signed up for the Emily K Center Co****le Tournament? 👀 Tomorrow is the final day of early bird registration! Visit emilyk.org/cornhole to learn more.
As we prepare to announce the winner of the 2023 Heisman Humanitarian Award, we want to take a moment to salute the 2022 winner, former Duke University Men's Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski.
Coach K’s Emily Krzyzewski Center annually serves up to 2,000 students from K-12 in the Durham, NC area to provide support in all aspects of their academic career. They implement four distinct programs - Pioneer Scholars, Scholars to College, Scholars on Campus and Game Plan: College - designed to build on the academic, career, and leadership potential of students who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education.
In addition to the Emily Krzyzewski Center, Coach K supports a variety of philanthropic organizations, including the Duke Children’s Hospital, the Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research and many others.
Check out the good work Coach K is doing at the Emily K Center at EmilyK.org!
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