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Trading Places With an Employee From Across the World

Participating in an international staff exchange with employees in Australia and Canada
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In 2019 two Tetra Tech offices on opposite sides of the earth participated in a staff secondment exchange. Patrick Lynch transferred from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, from March to September. Emily Messer transferred from Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, from June to September.

Changing the World One Leader at a Time

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I have always counted myself lucky to be able to work in a field that directly impacts the lives of talented young people preparing themselves for a bright future. As a former president of an HBCU (Historically Black College or University), the majority of students whom I met were intent on creating a future for themselves and their families that brought economic stability.

Scheller College of Business Named a Top Three U.S. School in the Corporate Knights 2019 Better World MBA Ranking

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Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business continues to be recognized as a leader in sustainability education in business. In the 17th annual Better World MBA Ranking, released by Corporate Knights on November 8, 2019, Scheller College is ranked #3 in the United States and #9 globally.

FCA Foundation Invests $1.6 Million to Advance Educational Opportunities for Detroit-area Students

17 academic and nonprofit organizations receive FCA Foundation grants focused on education and helping Detroit youth grow and thrive
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November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, announced the recipients of its 2019 educational grants (totaling $1,650,000). The grantees, all of whom are focused on improving educational outcomes for Detroit-area students, provide a wide array of in-classroom, after school, summer and weekend programming.  

Hormel Foods Announces Hormel Heroes Scholarship Recipients

Scholarships support students with military backgrounds pursuing careers in culinary arts or a foodservice management related program
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AUSTIN, Minn., November 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the recipients of this year’s two $10,000 Hormel Heroes Scholarships. The Hormel Heroes Scholarship Program was created by Hormel Foods to support students with military backgrounds pursuing degrees in culinary arts or a foodservice management related program and is administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

Urban Harvest Sprouts New Teaching Garden Thanks to Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Grant

Grant will provide solar shade structure, irrigation system and water harvesting tank for sustainable community garden
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HOUSTON, November 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The largest network of community gardens and farmers markets in Houston is growing. Urban Harvest will introduce its new, 5,600-square-foot teaching garden with a dedication ceremony on Saturday, November 16 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the nonprofit’s headquarters in Houston’s East End. The sustainable garden will serve as a community green space and demonstration teaching garden, which leaves zero carbon footprint.

Igniting Passion and Diversity in STEM

By Cody Sanford, EVP & CIO, T-Mobile
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It wasn’t until my first job out of college—one in the wireless business—that I developed a passion for technology and saw how STEM impacts everything we do. This was the spark that led me to fall in love with the network engineering elements of wireless, and the more immersed I got in the industry, the more exposed and interested I was in other components of technology.

A Lesson in STEM: When a Teacher Becomes Student, It’s a Game Changer

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When an opportunity in STEM education presents itself, the unknown can be a barrier or a game changer. But it all depends on how you look at it. In this case, the unknown was unavoidable and it was the very thing one school needed to embrace. Here is how one teacher turned the unknown into a game changer for her school. 

Youth Leaders Take on the Fight to Feed a Hungry Planet

3-day Youth Ag Summit kicks off in Brasilia, Brazil on 4 November 2019 / One hundred young change-makers, representing 45 countries, gather to turn their ideas for food security into reality
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LEVERKEUSEN / BRASILIA, November 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Some of the world’s brightest and most passionate young minds convene in Brazil for this year‘s Youth Ag Summit to think deeply about food and agriculture and unlock innovative and sustainable solutions to one of our most challenging questions: how do we feed a hungry planet while at the same time protect its natural resources?

SunTrust Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington to Establish Makerspace

GLOW Academy’s SunTrust Foundation Makerspace provides hands-on creative area for girls to design, experiment, build and invent
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ATLANTA, Noveber 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The SunTrust Foundation today announced it has awarded a $500,000 grant to the Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington (GLOW) for a state-of-the-art makerspace in what is North Carolina’s only single-gender public charter school.

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