Valdry Center for Philanthropy at Southern University

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The new Valdry Center at Southern University in Baton Rouge is an academically based research center focused on philanthropic student research and nonprofit management.

The Valdry Center seeks to educate the socially conscious student in the emerging field of philanthropic studies through exploring the economic, historical, and philosophical rationales for voluntary action in the local, national and international arenas. Grace Hebert Curtis designed the project to include a state-of-the-art auditorium, classrooms, conference rooms, administration spaces and public spaces.