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Smithfield Foods Sponsors Financial Aid Advisors in Isle of Wight County, Virginia Through GRASP

Company’s $30,000 contribution provides financial aid support services to local students
Press Release

SMITHFIELD, Va., September 30, 2019 — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a partnership with GRASP (Great Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc.) to support financial aid advising services at Smithfield and Windsor High Schools in Isle of Wight County, Virginia for the 2019-2020 academic year.

UN Women Strengthens Partnership With HP to Expand Digital Learning Opportunities for Women and Girls

Press Release

NEW YORK CITY – September 24, 2019 - /3BL Media/ – On September 23, 2019, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and HP Vice President and Managing Director for Africa Elisabeth Moreno signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand digital learning opportunities for women and girls in five priority countries: Senegal, South Africa, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Morocco.

Smithfield Foods Launches Apprenticeship Program to Recruit the Next Generation of Talent

Press Release

GOLDSBORO, N.C., Sept. 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its new apprenticeship program aimed at developing the next generation of experienced professionals for valuable skilled trades. The program provides internal candidates, high school graduates, and military veterans with hands-on engineering and mechanic training while earning their associate degree. Program participants receive free college tuition, salary, and benefits as they progress through the program.

Sodexo Partners With 70 Universities to Host Largest Farmers Market @ Campuses Across America

Initiative Highlights Local Sourcing, Celebrates Fresh Produce and Promotes Nutrition During Partnership for a Healthier America’s Healthy Campus Week
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today’s college students are more invested than ever in where their food comes from and what they are eating.

How a D.C.-Based Nonprofit Supports Scientific Learning for Kids of All Ages.

By Elizabeth Brownfield
Blog

Science matters. No one knows that better than Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg, president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Working from Washington, D.C., Hamburg spearheads the nonprofit’s many missions, from donating books to young readers to fighting for the inclusion of scientific evidence in policy decisions. In some ways, she’s continuing a family legacy. Her mother, Dr.

Jackson Charitable Foundation and Discovery Education Launch Third Annual “Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Contest” to Encourage K-6 Grade Students to Become Financially Empowered Adults

Annual Jackson Charitable Foundation Pledge Contest to Award $10,000 to a Winning School, Plus $1,000 to a Local Charity of Students’ Choice
Press Release

Silver Spring, Md., Friday, September 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the third annual Cha-Ching Money

Discovery Education and STEMROBO Technologies Announce Partnership Supporting STEM Education Across India

New Agreement Empowers STEMROBO to Sell Discovery Education’s Award-Winning Digital Services to Indian Public and Private Schools
Press Release

Silver Spring, MD, September 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ Discovery Education, the leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms worldwide, today announced a new agreement with the India-based education technology company STEMROBO Technologies supporting STEM education across South Asia.  Through this new agreement, the STEMROBO team is now empowered to sell Discovery Ed

Chevrolet and NNPA Honor 'Discover the Unexpected' Summer Fellows

Press Release

DETROIT, September 4, 2019 /3BL Media/— Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association this summer hosted a ceremony celebrating the fourth year of the award-winning Discover the Unexpected program. The annual program has awarded nearly a half-million dollars in scholarships and stipends since its inception in 2016.

Transform. Influence. Lead. Hispanic Action Network (HAN) Aligned at the UnidosUS Annual Conference

Press Release

August 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ FedEx Hispanic Action Network (HAN) leadership recently attended the UnidosUS Annual Conference held in San Diego, CA, August 3 - 6. More than 3,000 visitors were on hand for the Conference and thousands more at the National Latino Family Expo that featured 125 exhibitors.

FedEx fully engaged to inspire the community

Interview With Shannon Brattebo, Environmental Engineer

Understanding the importance of mentors and teamwork to create successful engineers
Blog

Shannon Brattebo has worked at Tetra Tech since 1999 as an environmental engineer specializing in lake and reservoir restoration and management, water quality monitoring, modeling, and assessment. Shannon holds a Bachelors in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Seattle University and a Masters in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Washington. Among many accomplishments, Shannon and her team were nominated for the Best Paper of the Year Award by the Lake and Reservoir Management journal for the Lake Ketchum Restoration project in Western Washington.

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