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 Tulane Empowers

Tulane opens flagship community health center
The Ruth U. Fertel/Tulane Community Health Center and Brinton Family Health & Healing Center is dedicated. View the video.
 
Med students organize council to improve care
With four student-run community health clinics in operation, Tulane medical students organize an Interclinic Council to share resources.
 
Social work students see advocacy in action
Led by faculty, students observe the Occupy Wall Street organizational structure in Washington, D.C.
 
PitchNOLA finds winner in ‘The Well’
Plan for an integrative medical practice wins “elevator-pitch” competition for ventures to spur social change in New Orleans.
 
Making the Next Generation Heart Smart
Dr. Gerald Berenson believes heart-disease prevention should begin in childhood. View the video.
 
Tutors Help High Schools in ‘AP’ Testing
Tulane students tutor at five high schools to help scholars prepare for Advanced Placement tests for college work.

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...

 

 

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