shadow_tr
Ted Buchanan

.

 Tulane Empowers

High school students to learn the business of music
A partnership between Tulane University and The Trombone Shorty Foundation will expand to teach NOLA high schoolers music business savvy.
 
Food as medicine
Things are cooking at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine where students are learning how to use food as medicine and teaching community members nutrition skills. View the video.
 
Healthy picking: Abundant fruit for needy families
Tulane alumna Megan Nuismer leads a team of volunteers who gather fruit that’s free for the picking, and donate it to community organizations.
 
Social work students see advocacy in action
Led by faculty, students observe the Occupy Wall Street organizational structure in Washington, D.C.
 
Creating a Community Hub for Social Innovators
Tulane can play a leading role in developing ideas for community engagement, says social innovation guru Rick Aubry.
 
Student Videos Highlight Engaged Learning
Laura White is one student who hopes to use the new Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching to continue experiential learning opportunities. View the video.

Tulane receives four-star charity rating

The organization defines the four-star rating as “exceptional — exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in its cause.” 

charity navigator
Only about a quarter of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator receive its highest designation of four stars.

November 29, 2011

Kirby Messinger
kmessing@tulane.edu  

Tulane University has received a perfect four-star rating from Charity Navigator, a nonprofit evaluator that assesses the financial health of America’s largest charities in order to aid donors with making the right charitable choices.  

“Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that your organization adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way,” says Ken Berger, president and CEO of Charity Navigator. More...

 

 

Office of Development,  P.O. Box 61075, New Orleans, LA 70161-9986 | 504-865-5794  |  888-265-7576 | giving@tulane.edu