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Future Lineworkers Earn Scholarships

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MARSHALL — The Consumers Energy Foundation is assisting three individuals training to become electric lineworkers with scholarships honoring two fallen company linemen.

Republic Services Awards Sustainability Scholarship

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Congratulations to San Juan High School Senior Bryan Pineda, recipient of the 2019 Republic Services Sustainability Scholarship. The scholarship helps graduating seniors who are continuing their sustainability efforts and studies.

Learn more about Republic Services commitment to sustainability here.

Women’s Forum of New York Recognizes Tetra Tech for Female Board Representation

Receiving recognition for achieving 30 percent gender parity on our board of directors
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The Women’s Forum of New York will recognize Tetra Tech at its Breakfast of Corporate Champions on November 7, 2019, for achieving at least 30 percent female board representation. This biennial event brings together more than 600 CEOs, board directors, and government officials in support of one shared goal—achieving 50/50 gender parity in the boardroom by 2025.

Try, Try Again: Failure as a Building Block of STEM Success

By Kelli Recher, Science Educator, Marshall Math Science Academy, Harrisburg School District, Harrisburg, Pa. (@kellirecher)
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"I have not failed, not once. I've discovered ten thousand ways that don't work." – Thomas Edison

The Challenge for Business and Society

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Stan Litow, the former head of corporate citizenship programs at IBM, has written a new book entitled The Challenge for Business and Society: From Risk to Reward. In it, Litow examines the history of corporate responsibility and argues that companies can succeed by combining a commitment to the bottom line with a dedication to the common good.

JetBlue Expands Its ‘JetBlue Scholars’ Employer-Sponsored College Degree Program with New Master’s Degree Pathways

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New partnerships with City University of New York School of Professional Studies, Louisiana State University Shreveport, Thomas Edison State University, University of Maryland University College and Western Governors University offer crewmembers opportunities to earn advanced degrees at affordable rates

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New partnerships with City University of New York School of Professional Studies, Louisiana State University Shreveport, Thomas Edison State University, University of Maryland University College and Western Governors University offer crewmembers opportunities to earn advanced degrees at affordable rates

Following Tragedy and Disability, CMT Empowers Dad to Return to School to Help Others

CMT’s Empowering Education provides crucial marketing expertise and talent networks to expose adult learners to community colleges
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By Stuart Winchester

When Randy Smith graduated high school in 1993, he went directly to work, first at factories, and then in the more lucrative business of painting water towers. It was grueling but adventurous labor. He was on the road nine months a year, working from sunrise to sundown seven days a week, a jagged trek through the lower 48 states.

The money was good, and he was young and strong. Then, little by little, that life of travel and manual labor became less viable.

Charlotte Engineering Early College's Inaugural Graduates Focus on the Future With Help From the Duke Energy Foundation.

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Evan West and Kira Marsh, members of the Charlotte Engineering Early College’s (CEEC) first graduating class of fifth-year students, have a lot in common.

West and Marsh were co-valedictorians of their class. They have perfect 4.0 grade point averages in their UNC Charlotte courses. And they both will continue their educations at UNC Charlotte, thanks to generous scholarships from the Duke Energy Foundation.

Strengthening Communities in San Jose and Around the World

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At PayPal, our values are the driving force guiding how we can best serve our customers and communities. Our values reinforce our mission to democratize financial services globally and to further the financial health of those who have not been well served by the financial system. 

Reimagining the Higher Education Ecosystem - JetBlue Scholars

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The US Department of Education’s Reimagining the Higher Education Ecosystem Challenge #EDU2030 Challenge set out to match big thinking with actionable projects. JetBlue and its employer-sponsored college degree program – JetBlue Scholars – was recently named a winner of this challenge.

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