Student Life

Duke Divinity School Fall Festival

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 5:30pm
Duke Divinity School and Duke Chapel Lawn (between the Divinity Cloister Walk and Duke Chapel)
Office of Student and Community Life

The Divinity Student Council, Divinity Spouses Group, and the Office of Student and Community Life at Duke Divinity School will hold an annual fall festival for students, faculty, and staff, and their families. The free festival will feature food, games, and live music.

Register by Oct. 23 at noon.


Friendship House Officially Opens

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Innovative program offers students and people with intellectual or developmental disabilities the opportunity to live together in community.

Floding speaks at the ribbon-cutting ceremony Sunday, Sept. 22.On Sept. 22, Friendship House, a home that offers Duke Divinity School students and people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD)  the opportunity to live together in community, officially opened.

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BRI(DDD)GE Connects Duke and Durham

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The pre-orientation program connects learning to the service of God.

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Sacred Worth Bridges Church, LGBTQ Community

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Student group creates a safe environment for LGBTQ students in the church.

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New Creation Arts Field Education Photo Exhibit

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 8:00am to Friday, October 11, 2013 - 5:00pm
Divinity Student Lounge, 0 level of Gray Building
Sarah Wilcox (

The New Creation Arts group at Duke Divinity School is sponsoring a display of photographs taken by students during their summer 2013 student field education placements. The photographs will be on display through fall break.

Divinity School Middler Class Picnic & Potluck

Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 12:00pm
Location at a local park TBA
Michelle Matthews (

The Divinity Student Council will hold a Middler Class Picnic & Potluck. The council will provide free hotdogs, buns, and condiments. Potluck dishes will be assigned.

STAR Student Panel Discussion on Christian Community Development Association's Conference

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 12:30pm
0014 Westbrook
Erin Cloninger (

STAR (Students Thinking Theologically about Reconciliation), a student group at Duke Divinity School, is sponsoring a student panel discussion of the 2013 Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) Conference. Students will reflect on their experiences engaging the association's principles and lifestyle.

"The Pride Parade as a Foretaste of the Kingdom" with Professor Amy Laura Hall

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 12:30pm
110 Gray Building
Lynda Berg (

Sacred Worth, a student organization at Duke Divinity School, will sponsor a discussion led Amy Laura Hall, associate professor of Christian ethics at the school, on “The Pride Parade as a Foretaste of the Kingdom.” This event is in preparation for the upcoming NC Pride,  the state's 29th annual gay lesbian, bisexual, and trangender festival, which will be held Sept. 28 in Durham and Raleigh.

The goal of Sacred Worth is to help promote equal participation and full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their straight allies in the life of the church.

Divinity Student Council Leaders' Meeting

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 12:30pm
Alumni Memorial Common Room
Erik Grayson (

The Divinity Student Council Executive Board will lead a meeting for Divinity Student Council (DSC) group leaders to discuss policies and procedures related to planning events,  resources, funding, and other matters. All group leaders are urged to attend.

"Militis Christi" Meeting

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 12:30pm
0044 Langford Building
Alexis Arzuaga (

"Militis Christi," a student group at Duke Divinity School, will hold a meeting to discuss matters related to those who have served or are currently serving in the military and their families. The goal of this weekly forum is to help future pastors better understand the needs of these members of the church community.