Friday, February 25, 2011

Eno River Media Production Names Deputy Director

Eno River Media Production, a nonprofit company in Durham, named John Kearns Jr. Deputy Director of its Eno Shorts Division.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

American Tobacco Campus Named Best Historical Building

American Tobacco Campus was named Best Historical Building by Building Owners and Managers Association Triangle's TOBY Awards.

Bay 7 a Favorite Host Venue

Bay 7 at American Tobacco was named Favorite Host Venue by the National Association of Catering Executives-Triangle Chapter.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Bargain Outlet Opening in Willowdaile Shopping Center

Ollie's Bargain Outlet is opening in the former Harris Teeter building in the Willowdaile shopping center at Guess Road and Horton Road.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Duke's New Dean of Arts and Sciences

Laurie Patton, a religion professor and director of Emory University's Center for Faculty Development and Excellence, is the next dean of the faculty of Arts and Sciences at Duke University beginning in July.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Company Named to Top 125 List

BÖWE BELL + HOWELL (which has an office in Durham) was ranked #30 in Training magazine's list of the top 125 companies for leadership in employer-sponsored training and development programs.

Ronald McDonald House Announces Expansion Project

The Durham Ronald McDonald House announced plans to nearly double the capacity of the facility to 55 rooms and suites in a $6.7 million project. They'll break ground later this year and complete work in early 2013.

DAR Celebrates Essay Winners

The Daughters of the American Revolution honored five Durham winners of its Good Citizens contest: the overall winner was Angelica Richardson of Northern High School and other winners were Katherine Koller of Durham Academy; Alexander Catotti of Jordan High; Mario Daye of Southern High, and Courtney Franks of Riverside High.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Measurement Inc. Founder Honored by Chamber

Henry "Hank" Scherich, the founder and president of educational assessment firm Measurement Inc., received the Durham Chamber of Commerce's 2011 Civic Honor Award.

Monday, February 7, 2011

G Data Software Opens US Headquarters in Durham

G Data Software, a company that makes antivirus and security software for consumers and is headquartered in Germany, has decided to open its US headquarters in Durham's Research Triangle Park.

Partners for Youth Annouces Board Members

Partners for Youth, a year-round mentoring and summer job program for middle and high school students in Southwest Central Durham, announced its new board of directors: Chairman, DeWarren Langley; Vice Chairman, Mark Rumbles; Treasurer, Mark Royster; Secretary, Katrina Smith Campbell; Lawrence Carpenter; Susan Herst; Renee Lawrence; Evelyn Scott; Angela Teal; Faith Thompson; Mayme Webb-Bledsoe; Virginia (Ginny) Widmark; Lee Wollman; Greggory Bordes.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

PocketGear Changes Name and Focus

PocketGear, a Durham company, is changing its name to Appia as part of a broader strategy shift.