James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal
Improving Higher Education in North Carolina and Beyond With North Carolina’s population hovering around 10 million, it’s easy to understand why the state’s 140 colleges and universities (public and private) are an issue of discussion and concern for parents, lawmakers, and students alike. Standing as an independent think tank dedicated to improving this complex system … Continued
To appreciate the good that Western civilization has brought to the world, students must first understand it. And what better way to gain understanding than to read, and study, the classics of Western culture — works ranging from Homer to Locke.
Life skills clinic and a black box theatre will connect two communities to opportunity February 19, 2019 Raleigh, NC — The John William Pope Foundation Board of Directors has announced the recipients of a statewide competitive grant program. ABC of NC, a Winston-Salem autism spectrum disorder (ASD) services provider, and The University of Mount Olive, … Continued
RALEIGH, N.C. – This fall, the John William Pope Foundation issued grants totaling $3.49 million. Among the grants issued were $987,250 to 70 nonprofits doing work in human services and the arts and $200,000 for the Joy W. Pope Memorial Grant Program. Nonprofits who received grants included those working in addiction treatment, hunger relief, affordable … Continued
Travis is one of eight named 2018 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship winners March 27, 2018 | From Carolina Journal online RALEIGH — Carolina Journal Associate Editor Kari Travis has been named a recipient of the prestigious Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship. The program, which is affiliated with The Fund for American Studies, awards grants to fund a major, year-long investigative … Continued
Guillermo Peña Panting Brings Freedom to the Murder Capital of the World
What would convince a talented, promising young man to forsake a life of ease in the United States and Europe and return to his home country — a country that’s currently considered the murder capital of the world?See More Achiever Spotlights