The COVID-19 pandemic made the back-to-school season anything but routine for parents with school-aged children, and remote learning proved more of a challenge for some. Inequities in internet and technology access existed before the pandemic. But a Truist Cares grant to Community Education Alliance, who worked with Empowering Communities Corp, helped bridge the gap so students could thrive academically, socially and emotionally.
In a school year like no other, Invesco Cares chapters have stepped up with Operation Backpack to help students thrive despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Since August, Invesco Cares chapters across North America have donated a collective $54,000 to 11 schools and nonprofits benefiting local students. Each market received $6,000 to donate to organizations of their choice to support basic technology and school supply needs for children in communities Invesco operates.
The pandemic has played a pivotal role in convincing a wide array of manufacturers to move forward with technology deployment decisions. Goodyear’s decision to embrace RealWear is a prime example. After all, the headset-based solution helps a global organization like Goodyear address real challenges.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted people’s lives in ways that were unimaginable less than one year ago. Along with the challenges have come great opportunities for innovative, sustainable solutions that use advanced mobile technologies to improve people’s lives.
Select members of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s Fellowship Program thought they were simply tuning in to this morning’s TODAY Show segment to celebrate military caregivers. However, co-anchors, Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Craig Melvin, and Carson Daly had bigger plans. They surprised each of this year’s 225 Fellows with a free laptop and a year of free Internet Essentials service for eligible families.
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Matt House joined Tetra Tech in 2018 and is Vice President within Tetra Tech’s Federal Information Technology (IT) team. Matt oversees our technology solutions service offerings primarily out of the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.
Matt has a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Computer Science from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science in IT. We talked with Matt as part of our #TtInspires campaign celebrating the passion of Tetra Tech employees. Follow #TtInspires on social media for more stories.