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Learn & Live Carpet: Nature-Inspired Design Meets Worry-Free Construction

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March 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Learn & Live is a carpet collection that draws its influence from a design study and nature-inspired concepts of complexity and order proven to increase collaboration and creativity, reduce negative behavior and encourage social interaction.

Cisco Video | Networking Academy Empowers Women in IT

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For 20 years, Cisco Networking Academy has changed the lives of 9.2 million students in 180 countries by providing education, technical training, and career mentorship.

Cisco Networking Academy graduate Megan Chapman details her journey from student at Stanly Community College to IT professional crediting Cisco's Networking Academy program with empowering women in IT.

Find a location near you that offers Cisco Networking Academy courses.

Consumers Energy Welcomes Students to STEM and Robotics Expo

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On Friday, about 180 Jackson County middle and high school students from 11 schools will showcase their work during Consumers Energy’s annual STEM and robotics expo. Students are part of teams that spend the year developing robotics projects for competitions that build their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills that can lead to high-tech careers.

On Tuesday, company employees Erika Poli and Anna MacDonald appeared on JTV-TV in Jackson to talk about work to prepare for the expo and the importance of promoting robotics in middle and high schools.

Advancing Indigenous Women Leaders

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At Goldcorp, we are proud to have developed a longstanding relationship with Carleton University and launched the University’s Advancing Women in Leadership Program (AWLP) in 2014. In 2018, we built on this relationship with a sponsorship to increase the participation of Indigenous community and business leaders in the program.

Call for Scholarship Applicants: Dave Donley Memorial Scholarship

Recognizing students who have a passion for information technology, creative thinking, and enthusiasm for helping others
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The family of former Tetra Tech employee Dave Donley, Jr., has established a memorial scholarship for Canadian post-secondary information technology (IT) and computer studies students. The Dave Donley Memorial Scholarship is accepting applications through April 30, 2019.

Our Pledge to Educate 100,000 More Entrepreneurs across Africa

by David Rozzio, Managing Director at HP South Africa
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It was with great excitement that this weekend Johannesburg welcomed the first-ever Global Citizen Festival in South Africa. The event was in celebration of community and the power it has to combat one of the world’s greatest challenges: extreme poverty.

More than anywhere else on earth, sub-Saharan Africa is feeling the effect of rapid urbanisation, digitisation and globalisation. With youth unemployment in Africa up to 3x higher than that of adults, there is a very real need for quality learning and digital literacy to unlock our full potential.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Announces SEEDS Hands-on Curriculum to Get More Children Learning, Growing in the Garden

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation recently announced the launch of Gro More Good, a national initiative that will bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens and greenspaces to 10 million children over the next five years. As part of Gro More Good, the Foundation is now offering a curriculum designed to help parents, caregivers, and educators engage more children in hands-on learning opportunities in the garden.

Jackson Charitable Foundation and Discovery Education Announce “Cha-Ching™ Money Smart Kids!” Elementary School Contest Winner

– Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids! Awards Larry Miller Intermediate School $10,000, a Fun Financial Literacy Event for Students and $1,000 for a Charity of their Choice –
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SILVER SPRING, Md., February 15, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital curriculum resources, digital content, and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced Larry Miller Intermediate School in New Concord, Ohio as the $10,000 grand prize winner of the Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids! Contest.

The Verizon Foundation Names 5g Edtech Challenge Winners and Awards a Total of $1m to Bring Classroom Solutions to Life

The Verizon Foundation commits to be the first to introduce 5G technology to schools across the U.S. in 2019.
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – TThe Verizon Foundation, in partnership with NYC Media Lab, announced the ten winners of the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge. From AR and VR experiences, to machine learning, AI and mixed reality, projects were chosen for their ability to solve for student engagement, teacher preparedness and special needs support.

HP’s Pledge to Educate 100,000 More Learners Across Africa by 2021

by Andre Bodson, Managing Director, Emerging Markets HP
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I watched with pride as HP’s MD of Central Africa and Nigeria, Ify Afe, took to the stage at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 to announce our pledge to empower another 100,000 learners across Africa in the next three years. This follows our commitment at last year’s Festival to invest more than $20 million in improving education for over 100 million people by 2025.

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