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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2022

Quarterly Newsletter of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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Updates from the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

Alumna Profile: For Unwana Etuk, Sustainability is a (Literal) Journey

The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation and McKeesport Area School District Announce Historic Partnership

Foundation's resources to provide services for students, teachers and families that will enrich the educational experience and opportunities for students at Twin Rivers Elementary
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MCKEESPORT, Pa., May 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ -- The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation and McKeesport Area School District (MASD) today announced the creation of a first-of-a-kind partnership to invest in the youth of McKeesport and surrounding communities. The partnership will help to provide elementary-aged children at Twin Rivers Elementary and their families with access to holistic resources and programming to support their learning and wellbeing.

Inspiring Stem Creativity and the DIY Spirit With a New Virtual Field Trip From the Home Depot and Discovery Education

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SILVER SPRING, Md., May 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ — To empower students to embrace STEAM and tackle DIY projects, Science Fair Central presents the Operation Build It Virtual Field Trip, which premiered on May 17th at 1 PM EST and is now available on-demand. Science Fair Central is an educational initiative from The Home Depot and Discovery Education that is helping STEAM-powered classrooms and homes across the country prepare students for the careers of tomorrow.

Bringing Online Safety Education to 1 Million People in India

NortonLifeLock and Save the Children support online safety education for children in vulnerable communities
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By Siddhartha Pande | Head - Programme Management (Child Protection) at Save the Children India

Christensen Fund Awards $200,000 Grant to AISES

Support Advances Racial Equity in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education and Careers
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today AISES announces the Christensen Fund has awarded a $200,000 general operating support grant to widen Indigenous access to, and participation in, the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workforce, and grow sector support.

'You Were Made to do Amazing Things'

Students participate in unique financial education event at the Regions Tradition.
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By Mel Campbell

“You were made to do amazing things.” It’s a phrase Eric Smith, a renowned financial literacy coach, uses with young people. It’s also a message that underlies the reason behind having him and other Regions associates go out into the community and share the basics of financial education.

MilliporeSigma Announces the Expansion of Hands-On Science Education Program With Kick-off of Global Curiosity Cube® Mobile Lab

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  • Inaugural European mobile science lab launches in Darmstadt, Germany
  • Fourth annual North American mobile science lab gets underway after two-year pandemic hiatus
  • More than 200 events in 2022 will spark curiosity through interactive science experiments reaching nearly 50,000 students

Marathon Petroleum Helps Create New Learning Path for Low-Income Students in Salt Lake City

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“Our assistance reflects MPC’s commitment to promote thriving communities and workforce development because it will help provide lessons for these children that could spark future interest in subjects and career fields they might never have explored.”

Students Share How Access to Digital Learning Tools Sets Them Up for Success

As the school year ends, students reflect on their time with Verizon Innovative Learning.
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Mater Academy Bay sophomore Angelica Mesa used a 3D printer to create a model of a neuron.

As spring fever sets in and another school year comes to a close, we asked students at Mater Academy Bay Middle School and High School, a Verizon Innovative Learning school, to share what it’s really like to attend a school where connected tablets and innovative learning apps have replaced paper and pencil assignments in various subject electives.

Trane Technologies and Discovery Education Launch a New National STEM Education Initiative to Inspire Students to be Climate Innovators

Press Release

DAVIDSON, N.C. and SILVER SPRING, Md., May 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator, and Discovery Education, a worldwide edtech leader, announce they have teamed up to launch a multimedia Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education experience for students in grades 5 to 10.

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