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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - November 2020

Summary: 

Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." His foundation still has lots of stories to share in their quarterly newsletter.

Newsletter

Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." His foundation still has lots of stories to share in their quarterly newsletter.

Grand Prize Winner Named in 2020 DSCVR Student Design Competition

Ishanya Singhal is currently pursuing her BFA in fibers at SCAD
Press Release

CALHOUN, Ga., November 18, 2020 / 3BL Media / — Durkan, together in partnership with NEWH, announced today that Ishanya Singhal of the Savannah College of Art and Design is the grand prize winner of the 2020 dscvr Student Design Competition.

Morgan Stanley Launches Program to Provide 60 Students with Full-Four Year Scholarships to Howard University, Morehouse College and Spelman College

Summary: 
  • Scholarship will cover the tuition and living costs to eliminate financial barriers to higher education for Black college students
  • Morgan Stanley will also provide support for career skills and readiness
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  • Scholarship will cover the tuition and living costs to eliminate financial barriers to higher education for Black college students
  • Morgan Stanley will also provide support for career skills and readiness

Ceres and Berkeley School of Law Announce New Executive Education Course for Corporate Directors on Overseeing ESG Risks

Press Release

October 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The sustainability nonprofit Ceres and the Business in Society Institute at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, are proud to announce the launch of a new executive education course ESG: Navigating the Board’s Role designed for directors of corporate boards.

Covid-19's Teachable Moment: Students Identify Sustainable Workplace Practices Worth Continuing in Carbon Reduction Challenge

By: Jennifer Holley-Lux
Summary: 

Announcing the winners of this year's Carbon Reduction Challenge at Georgia Tech. A collaboration between the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and the Georgia Tech Global Change Program.

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Announcing the winners of this year's Carbon Reduction Challenge at Georgia Tech. A collaboration between the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and the Georgia Tech Global Change Program.

HP Inc. Deepens Investment in Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Launches Distance Learning Business Challenge

Summary: 

News highlights:

  • HP is expanding its partnership with HBCUs by providing financial support during COVID-19 and implementing an innovative pilot learning program focused on 3D printing at North Carolina A&T State University.
  • HBCU students will tackle critical business problems, gain valuable experience to kickstart their career journeys, expand employer networks and identify job opportunities.
  • Previous challenges attracted more than 300 students across 44 HBCUs, select participants later becoming full-time employees or interns at HP.
Press Release

News highlights:

  • HP is expanding its partnership with HBCUs by providing financial support during COVID-19 and implementing an innovative pilot learning program focused on 3D printing at North Carolina A&T State University.
  • HBCU students will tackle critical business problems, gain valuable experience to kickstart their career journeys, expand employer networks and identify job opportunities.
  • Previous challenges attracted more than 300 students across 44 HBCUs, select participants later becoming full-time employees or interns at HP.

T‑Mobile Kicks‑Off 5G Research Challenge with University of Kansas to Transform the Future of Nursing

Summary: 

What’s the news: T-Mobile and students at the University of Kansas are teaming up this fall to research and develop 5G solutions that can revolutionize the future of nursing.

Why it matters: With the move to virtual education, creative new approaches using advanced technology to train healthcare workers and nursing students is needed now more than ever.

Who it’s for:  Anyone that relies on nurses for their health and well-being – so basically everyone.

Press Release

What’s the news: T-Mobile and students at the University of Kansas are teaming up this fall to research and develop 5G solutions that can revolutionize the future of nursing.

Why it matters: With the move to virtual education, creative new approaches using advanced technology to train healthcare workers and nursing students is needed now more than ever.

Who it’s for:  Anyone that relies on nurses for their health and well-being – so basically everyone.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - August 2020

Summary: 

Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." In these crazy times, his foundation still has many positive stories to share.

Newsletter

Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." In these crazy times, his foundation still has many positive stories to share.

New Global Focused Education and Policy Fellowship Launches Virtually

Press Release

LAS VEGAS, August 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Continuing its focus on developing an aligned vision for state education policy that ensures all learners have what they need to thrive, NV Succeeds in partnership with Las Vegas Sands launched the InspirED Global Fellowship in July 2020. The original intent of the program, before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, was to bring the inaugural cohort of fellows to Singapore during the summer of 2020 to investigate that region’s high-performing education systems, and develop solutions to be implemented back in Nevada. 

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