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Mike Krzyzewski will raise awareness of first generation college students and the Emily K Center ...

Krzyzewski to ring opening bell at Nasdaq stock exchange Thursday in honor of Emily K Center



Before the NBA Draft begins Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Blue Devil head coach Mike Krzyzewski is making the most of his trip to New York.

Krzyzewski will ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell at the stock exchange in honor of the Emily K Center and all first-generation college students at 9:15 a.m. The event will be streamed live on Nasdaq's Facebook page.

The Emily K Center, named after Krzyzewski's mother, was founded by the head coach in 2006 and helps low-income students in Durham get to college. Every graduating high school senior that went through the "Scholars to College" program last year will attend college, with one going to Pennsylvania and becoming the first student in the program ever to attend an Ivy League school.


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