Entries by Eric Vreeland

Take Control of Your Passwords

Our passwords are the keys to our lives in the 21st century. We use them to access our email accounts, online banking, fantasy football, and much more. With passwords piling up for so many sites and each site having slightly different requirements, it gets tough to remember them all. So what do most of us […]

Rocky Mount Students Receive Computers

By Corey Davis, Staff Writer, Rocky Mount Telegram It was a promise fulfilled. Dorothy Hinton, director of Community Partnerships and Programs of Communities in Schools of the Rocky Mount Region, said she talked about how the state could bring more resources to the area with Secretary of Information Technology and State Chief Information Officer Eric Boyette during […]

Public housing residents bridging the digital divide

Mattie Clay wants to be able to do the same things that her children and grandchildren do. Gloria Whitley wants to go back to school. Her husband, Bobby Whitley, wants to do away with all of the paperwork that he has accumulated around their home. For all of them, the key to unlocking their dreams […]

Durham public housing community gets free high-speed internet Google Fiber access

  Reposted from the Herald Sun. Read the original story here.  In the Laurel Oaks neighborhood, if it happens, Shaqueelah Shaw knows about it. That’s why she was first in line when she heard Google Fiber was coming to her neighborhood. Google, the tech company best known for its online search engine, is bringing its high-speed internet […]

Kramden partner receives Goodmon Award

Angela Caraway, the founder of the Caraway Foundation, has helped Kramden put computers into more than 500 households in Anson County. She was recently presented with the Goodmon Award for Strategic Partnerships by Leadership Triangle. In this short video, she talks about how she became involved with Kramden and the impact of our partnership. Thank […]

Fort Bragg soldiers’ children receive computers through giveaway program

  Reposted from the Fayetteville Observer. Read the original story here.  Caiden and Kinsley Thompson were attentive as a technician showed them different parts of their new computer, which parents Jessica and Shawn said would be put to good use for homework assignments this year. “They’re always asking me to be on the computer,” said […]

Bailey students get computers

  By Mark Cone. Read the original story here.  Sixty students at Bailey Elementary who did not previously have a computer in their home now have access to one thanks to a recent partnership between the Kramden Institute of Durham and Southern Bank. The partnership worked directly with the Kramden Tech Scholars program, which is […]

Kramden Receives Spectrum Digital Education Grant

We are thrilled to announce the Kramden is one of the nonprofit organizations that Charter Communications chose to receive the Spectrum Digital Education Grant. The funding will be used to offer 6 rounds of our digital literacy classes to senior citizens in Orange, Wake, and Durham counties in 2018. To learn more about the Spectrum […]

Kramden Computers in Belize

Working with our longtime partner Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now), 15 Kramden computers are in Belize. The systems are set up in a computer lab at Silk Grass Methodist School in the Stann Creek district of southern Belize. Southern Belize has a significantly higher rate of poverty than the northern part of the […]