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CIT Supports Educational Equality With Donation to NAACP Ventura County Chapter

Donation provides scholarships for students as part of Acts of Caring initiative
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VENTURA, Calif. – July 31, 2020 – /3BL Media/ CIT Group Inc. (CIT) has announced that it has made a donation to the Ventura County Chapter of the NAACP, an organization dedicated to ensuring the educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons.

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $95,000 in Scholarships to 38 Maryland High School Seniors

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes students' achievements both in and out of the classroom
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BALTIMORE, July 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Comcast NBCUniversal today announced it has awarded approximately $95,000 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year to 38 Maryland students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses.

Education Then: Entering the Digital Vortex

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Join us for a new two-part blog series from #EducationNow on the Digital Vortex from Ronaldo Mota, a member of the Brazilian Academy of Education.

Tetra Tech Recognizes International Women in Engineering Day 2020

Raising the profiles of Tetra Tech’s #WomenInSTEM and sharing how they help #ShapeTheWorld of tomorrow
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Tetra Tech is supporting International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) 2020 on June 23rd to inspire girls and celebrate women in engineering careers. We are highlighting our female engineers from across our global operations and sharing how they #ShapeTheWorld. By raising their profiles, we hope to encourage those who aspire to become engineers by helping them understand the opportunities and career paths that the engineering sector can provide.

Alexion's Commitment to Virtual Volunteering

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Alexion is committed to serving local communities through volunteerism, even when circumstances do not allow us to do so in person. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and local stay-at-home orders, Alexion has begun offering virtual volunteering opportunities to employees. 

The Way We Work Now: Teaching from a Distance with HP Inc.

A look at teachers and students are rising to the challenge of distance learning
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On a Friday in mid-March, Jana Maiuri listened as her 6th-grade students engaged in a spirited discussion of the George Orwell classic Animal Farm. They had been preparing for this final student-led seminar all week, and while Maiuri was thrilled to hear their thoughtful questions and well-informed answers, inside, her mind was racing. She had just gotten word that school buildings would be closing for the foreseeable future in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Building Distance Learning Essentials with Corrugated

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With millions of students across the country forced to shift to study at home, the race is on to get essential resources to those without access. As other industries work to provide online learning access, the paper and packaging sector is uniquely placed to provide analog tools like writing equipment and pop-up corrugated workspaces.

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The Dawn of the Digital Learner

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This week, join us in #EducationNow with this first blog in a three-part miniseries on the transition to hybrid learning.

Empowering US Schools to Defend Human Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom stated that, “All countries must strike a fine balance between protecting health, minimizing economic and social disruption, and respecting human rights.” The COVID-19 global pandemic impacts all sectors of society, to which human rights serve as the cornerstone.

Achieving a 4.0 for Sustainability in Higher Education

Register Now for Mohawk Group’s Latest Free Webinar — Wednesday, May 20, 2020, from 12-1 P.M. EST
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Presenter: Rami Vagal – Senior Sustainability Manager, Mohawk Group
Credits available: AIA, IDCEC, USGBC-GBCI

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