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Edison Scholars Program Will Issue $1.2M in Scholarships for STEM Students

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High school seniors can now apply for the $40,000 Edison Scholars college scholarships. Edison International is awarding $1.2 million in scholarships to 30 high school seniors to help them follow their dreams in STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) and empower them to change the world. 

Partners In Preservation: Main Streets Awards $2 Million in Preservation Grants to Sites Reflecting America’s Diverse History

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October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced the winners of the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The 11 winning historic sites will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects.

JetBlue Scholars Named a Winner of the U.S. Department of Education’s ‘2018 Reimagining the Higher Education Ecosystem Challenge’

JetBlue’s employer-sponsored college degree program also awarded the “People’s Choice” award, receiving the highest score during the public voting period
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NEW YORK, October 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) and its employer-sponsored college degree program – JetBlue Scholars – was recently named a winner of the U.S. Department of Education’s “2018 Reimagining the Higher Education Ecosystem Challenge.” The U.S. Department of Education announced the winners last week at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C. JetBlue Scholars offers the airline’s crewmembers the opportunity to earn a fully-accredited associate or bachelor’s degree with JetBlue covering most of the cost.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce Nearly $4 Million in Grants to Create Innovative Pathways for Lifelong Learning and Training

Grants will support three organizations providing workers access to education, training and skills to help advance their careers
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SAN BRUNO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have announced nearly $4 million in grants for three organizations working to provide innovative pathways to learning and training to help create mobility for workers: The Foundation for California Community Colleges (the Foundation), Code for America Labs, Inc. and edX.org.

To Increase Michigan’s Brain Gain, Engage Talent at All Levels

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By Patti Poppe

By all accounts, there is not a more exciting time to be in Michigan and in the energy industry. We’re on the cusp of an innovation economy, where technology makes it easier and more affordable to leave the planet better than we found it through renewable energy.

Sustainability Academy Readying Practitioners for Climate Change

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CHICAGO, October 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Sustainability Academy is CSE’s global initiative to offer affordable, specialized, online education in the field of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility.

Goldcorp Funding Enables Indigenous Business Talent to Thrive at UBC Sauder

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As 2017 drew to a close, James Hobart recalls that his days felt routine, with few new challenges. But that was about to change when, along with 11 other participants, Hobart was accepted into the 2018 cohort of the Aboriginal Management Program (AMP) at the UBC Sauder School of Business.

The AMP is proudly supported by Goldcorp and is a rigorous five-month-long certificate program aimed at identifying promising Indigenous entrepreneurs then putting them on a fast track aimed at developing their leadership, project management, finance, and business planning skills.

Preparing Students for Success

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Legg Mason and our affiliate colleagues in the US and UK are helping to ensure that students in our communities are starting the new school year off on the right foot – and have continued support throughout the academic year.

These efforts are aligned with our primary charitable/philanthropic focus, which is education, particularly in the area of underserved youth.

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Talent, Diversity and Leadership on Display in Detroit

FCA US marks nearly a quarter century as exclusive sponsor of the National Black MBA Association Graduate Student Case Competition
Summary: 
  • Competition conducted annually at National Black MBA Association's Annual Conference and Exposition
  • Annual event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships
  • FCA US has been exclusive sponsor of the competition since 1995
  • 2018 business case: “From Ownership to Usership: Positioning FCA Mopar in the Shared Economy”
  • The team from the University of Michigan earned the 2018 national championship, teams from Rutgers University and Ohio State University finish second and third, respectively
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  • Competition conducted annually at National Black MBA Association's Annual Conference and Exposition
  • Annual event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships
  • FCA US has been exclusive sponsor of the competition since 1995
  • 2018 business case: “From Ownership to Usership: Positioning FCA Mopar in the Shared Economy”
  • The team from the University of Michigan earned the 2018 national championship, teams from Rutgers University and Ohio State University finish second and third, respectively

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