Davidson College - Davidson, NC

  • Entreprenuership

    College Initiatives
    Entrepreneurship

    The Entrepreneurship Initiative is designed to inspire, connect, and support an engaged community of entrepreneurs.

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  • Chambers Building

    Access
    The Davidson Trust

    The Davidson Trust makes it possible for talented students from all backgrounds to attend Davidson.

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  • Davidson Athletics

    Go 'Cats!
    A-10 Conference

    The A-10 is committed to academic excellence and boasts an exceptional group of NCAA Division I scholar athletes.

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  • Student Research at Davidson

    Research
    Collaborate and Investigate

    Faculty encourage students to join them in extensive exploration of original work.

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  • Get Outdoors

    Visit Davidson
    The Great Outdoors

    Venture to the lakes and mountains of western North Carolina or step out your front door to the college's ecological preserve.

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  • Study Abroad Programs

    Study Abroad
    Bring Your Passport

    Approximately 80 percent of the student body study, travel, work or perform service abroad.

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  • Tom Marshburn '82

    Game Changer
    Tom Marshburn '82

    "Space flight requires many people with great ideas. A liberal arts education helps us relate beyond the usual technical discourse and function as a team."

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  • Alexandra McArthur '09

    Game Changer
    Alexandra McArthur '09

    "People who bring new ideas and make existing systems more equitable, who elevate the conversation, who do good — those people inspire me."

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  • Clint Smith '10

    Game Changer
    Clint Smith '10

    "Davidson has an entrepreneurial spirit. Students are encouraged to fill the voids they see in their communities, in institutions and in the world."

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  • Game Changers

    Game Changers Campaign Logo: Inspiring Leaders to Change the World

    Inspiring Leaders to Transform the World

    Davidson's $425-million comprehensive campaign focuses on the college's highest aspirations and aims to raise support for scholarships, enrichment of the academic and athletic experience and programs to help students lead and innovate in an evolving world. No institution is better positioned to reimagine the liberal arts tradition within this modern world than Davidson, which holds itself and its community to the highest standards of intellectual inquiry and humane action.

  • Academic Neighborhood

    Academic Neighborhood

    A New Model for Liberal Arts Education in the 21st Century

    Davidson is undertaking a comprehensive construction/renovation plan for six academic buildings, and continuing with new opportunities for curricular expansion. The 10-year plan will restructure the main academic portion of campus to create learning spaces that foster new methods of interdisciplinary learning. The six buildings will be  expanded, renovated or constructed over the next decade to create a "neighborhood" with flexible learning spaces and common areas.

  • Internship Challenge

    Davidson College Intership Challenge

    Find, Form, and Fund Internships for Students

    Internships provide valuable and professional experiences for our students. Alumni, parents, families and friends of Davidson College are encouraged to support the Davidson Internship Challenge by connecting students to open internships, forming an internship specifically for a Davidson student, or by making a gift to fund an internship opportunity.

  • Impact Fellows

    Davidson College Impact Fellows

    Nonprofit Fellowships Offer High-Level Exposure

    Davidson Impact Fellows gain hands-on experience with nonprofit organizations on critical social issues such as health, education and the environment. Fellows are supervised by high-level leaders and contribute to the efforts of the organizations in powerful and meaningful ways. The fellowship applicants complete a thorough screening process to ensure the best possible match for each open position.

  • Entrepreneurship

    Davidson College Entrepreneurship Initiative

    Campus-Wide Entrepreneurship Initiative Fosters Innovative Ideas

    The entrepreneurship initiative creates a community of entrepreneurs committed to finding innovative solutions to challenging problems. Davidson supports young alumni and students with resources and structure to launch sustainable ventures. With a collective ownership from stakeholders on and off campus, young entrepreneurs explore social innovation, immerse themselves in the Venture Lab and intern at start-up companies around the world.

  • Davidson Journal

    Davidson Journal Cover Summer 2014

    The Magazine of Davidson College

    The online version of Davidson College's magazine features all of the content of the print issue, including multimedia Web exclusives. Read more about the creative work and original research of faculty and students, as well as college initiatives and priorities. Find out about Davidson alumni who are exerting a disproportionate impact for good in the world.