The City of Durham was designated as one of 13 “Citizen-Engaged Communities” from throughout the United States for 2013-2015 for its use of technology to connect with residents.
Source: The Public Technology Institute
he City of Durham’s Water Management Department and the Office of Public Affairs recently earned second place in the City-County Communications and Marketing Association Savvy Awards’ TV/Video category for its educational video, “Understanding the Value o
Source: City-County Communications and Marketing Association
The City of Durham’s Fleet Management Department was awarded 30th place in the Top 50 Government Green Fleet™ Awards.
Source: 100 Best Fleets in North America and Green Fleet Conference
Duke University was ranked 17th in the 2013-2014 annual rankings of universities worldwide.
Source: Times Higher Education
Durham Parks and Recreation was reaccredited by the National Parks and Recreation Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). DPR has been accredited by CAPRA since 2008 and is one among 7 accredited agencies in North Carolina.
Source: National Parks and Recreation Commission
Rise Biscuits & Donuts has been named among the "Best Biscuits in the U.S"
Source: Food & Wine
The Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau was honored with the "Best Location-Based Campaign" and "Best Digital PR Campaign- Budget under $25,000" for it s Campaign to win Southern Living's "Tastiest Town in the South."
Source: Ragan Communications PR Daily’s 2013 Digital PR Awards
Spoonflower was named a 2013 American Made Honoree, an award that honors the next generation of American creative entrepreneurs.
Source: Martha Stewart Living
Duke University earned a #5 ranking on the "10 Best Values in Private Universities, 2014."
Durham was recognized as the #4 Small City in the United States for Starting Over.
Source: Credit Donkey
Counter Culture Coffee was voted #1 of "The Top 11 Coffee Roasters in the Nation As Voted By Super-Serious Coffee Nerds."
The City of Durham was globally recognized for its economic potential, ranking #2 in the Top 10 Small American Cities of the Future.