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Scotiabank Unveils Newest Downie-Wenjack Legacy Space in Partnership with The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund

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YELLOWKNIFE, NT, Sept. 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of Orange Shirt Day, Scotiabank today unveiled its third Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) Legacy Space, further demonstrating its commitment to promoting education and discussion around reconciliation.

Chiefs Edward Sangris of Detah and Earnest Betsina of N'Dilo, both of Yellowknives Dene First Nation attended the opening, along with her Excellency, Yellowknife Mayor, Rebecca Alty and several local Scotiabankers.

College Students Visit HanesBrands' El Salvador Apparel Plants in Episode 4 of “Crop to Campus” Documentary

The seven-part documentary follows three North Carolina State University students through the process of making a T-shirt responsibly – from the farm to production to the consumer
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., September 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The fourth episode of filmmaker Rod Murphy’s “Crop to Campus” minidocumentary, in which college students explore apparel sustainability, dropped today and features the students visiting HanesBrands’ textile fabric and sewing operations in El Salvador.

“Road Trip” for 13,000 Kids Made Possible by FedEx

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Smithsonian’s Office of the Under Secretary for Education was planning collaborations with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). Since many activities and events were cancelled due to COVID-19, the Smithsonian team acted fast to introduce the Summer Road Trip, a print activity guide with 40 pages of no-tech activities in STEM, history and the arts for K-8 learners.

Aramark's Global Day of Service Focuses on Students and Families, Adapts to Pandemic

Students, families, community organizations and more benefit from Aramark Building Community Day.
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PHILADELPHIA, September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Earlier this month, Aramark volunteers participated in Aramark Building Community Day, an annual global day of service that demonstrates the company’s year round commitment to enriching and nourishing people’s lives.

Enabling Students to Champion Their Learning

The benefit of inquiry-based curriculum
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By Emy Aultman, 2nd grade teacher from Stringfellow Elementary School in Colquitt County, GA and Ignite My Future in School Learning Leader

More teachers are turning to inquiry-based instruction to ensure students gain and retain skills for success in college and career.

Greenville Technical College Opens Doors to Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center

$1 Million Grant from Truist Foundation Supports Center’s Opening, Educational Programs and Scholarships
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GREENVILLE, S.C., September 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Greenville Technical College today announced the opening of the Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center. A $1 million grant from the Truist Foundation to the Greenville Tech Foundation funded renovations for the center and will support educational programs and scholarships for students. The new facility is the anchor tenant for Poe West, a culinary and hospitality-focused development at 556 Perry Ave. in the west Greenville community.

New Sensory Room at New Hope Middle School 'a Safe Space' for Special Needs Students

By Ryan Anderson
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New Hope Middle School officially opened its new Kodiak Calming Cove, a sensory room for children with special needs, recently, and "it'll make a big difference for students to have a safe space they can go into," said Belinda Sloan, the school's principal.

Factories, Face Masks and the New Back To School

SCOTT LENNOX, Principle Scientist Chocolate PD, Research and Development
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There are a lot of expressions for agreement in the workplace.

You can be “on board,” or “get behind” or “buy into” something. It’s good to be “on the same page,” or “coming from the same place,” with your colleagues. In my role in Research and Development with The Hershey Company, we like to “lean in,” to a lot of things.

Vote for the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award Winner

3M and Discovery Education Invite the Education Community to Vote for the Innovation They Think Will Improve the Most Lives
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SILVER SPRING, Md., September 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - 3M and Discovery Education today welcome students, teachers, and communities nationwide to help identify the winner of the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award. Selected through a nationwide online vote, the Improving Lives Award highlights one project from the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge top 10 finalists the public believes has the potential to change the most lives.

FCA Passes 25-year Mark as Exclusive Sponsor of the National Black MBA Association Graduate Student Case Competition

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  • Competition conducted at National Black MBA Association's Conference and Exposition
  • Event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships
  • FCA has been exclusive sponsor of the competition since 1995
  • 2020 Business Case: The Evolution - The Ideal Digital Retailing Experience
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  • Competition conducted at National Black MBA Association's Conference and Exposition
  • Event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships
  • FCA has been exclusive sponsor of the competition since 1995
  • 2020 Business Case: The Evolution - The Ideal Digital Retailing Experience

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