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Consumers Energy Powers Future STEM Careers by Inspiring Students through Robotics Programs

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This year’s season is over for high school robotics teams across Michigan, but Consumers Energy is still bringing the energy to their cause.

CITGO and the Boston Red Sox Feature Double Header for STEM Education Days

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HOUSTON, May 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Boston Red Sox teamed up to host two special science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) days showcasing the scientific principles that shape the world and America's pastime. In its third year, the "Red Sox STEM Education Days Presented by CITGO" at Fenway Park gives New England students, grades two through nine, the opportunity to learn about STEM in a unique environment and to enjoy a Red Sox home game.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Gives Kids a Head Start in the Garden

Foundation recognizes 2019 Gro More Good Garden Grantees with National Head Start Association
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Ten Head Start programs across the country will soon be growing something greater this spring thanks to a grant from The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and National Head Start Association.

Partners in Purpose: Consumers Energy Supports the Robotics Revolution

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This past weekend, Consumers Energy sponsored the FIRST Championship for high school robotics teams across the world. The competition was held in Michigan, with 90 local teams participating - more than any other state! 

By supporting events like the FIRST Championship, Consumers Energy hopes to advance the development of skills employers in the area need, from manufacturing and engineering to marketing and communications.

Jetblue’s Bluebud Business Mentoring Program Helps Eat Your Coffee, 9 Miles East and Sustainable Snacks Learn What It Takes to Get Their Brands off the Ground

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JetBlue, New York’s Hometown Airline® and the largest carrier in Boston, is helping 9 Miles East Farm, Eat Your Coffee and Sustainable Snacks learn what it takes to get their brands off the ground through the airline’s BlueBud business mentoring program.

BlueBud offers innovative and budding food and beverage brands a unique opportunity for business mentorship including access to JetBlue’s leaders and an inside look at the airline’s distinctive product development culture and award-winning onboard experience.

Per Scholas: A Community of Talent Driven by Pro Bono

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The 2019 Global Pro Bono Summit, hosted by Taproot Foundation, will take place in New York City this May. Leading up to this gathering, Taproot will be releasing a series of profiles featuring movers and shakers of the pro bono movement, from companies with cutting-edge programs to individuals working towards a more engaged society to nonprofits tapping into pro bono service as a way to deepen their impact on the communities they serve.

A community of talent

Building Cyber Security Career Pathways: Year Up & Symantec

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Year Up and Symantec partnered to develop a Cyber Security career pathway to prepare more young adults for in-demand careers in the Cyber Security industry.

Click here to learn more about how Symantec and Year Up's partnership

Scotiabank Supports Talk With Our Kids About Money Day Across Canada

Seventh annual Talk With Our Kids About Money Day (TWOKAM Day) – supported by Scotiabank – now underway in thousands of classrooms and homes across the country helping to prepare young people for their financial futures.
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TORONTO, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Talking with kids about money to improve financial literacy is increasingly recognized as a priority, not only for Canada's young people, but also for the future financial health of individuals, families and communities.

Kingsport, Tennessee, Paper Mill Drives a Century of Growth

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At Domtar, we’re a proud part of the communities where we operate. We not only produce pulp, paper and personal care products in our facilities, but we also support vocational education, environmental sustainability and civic and recreational programs that enhance daily lives for our neighbors. Often, a pulp and paper mill was central to the development of these communities, and decades, or even a century later, that same mill remains one of the area’s largest employers.

What Will A Cyber Security Job Look Like in 3 Years?

3 ways Year Up is using Symantec’s new grant
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By Richard Bardine, Senior Director of Program Solutions at Year Up

Did you know that in the last 12 months, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area alone, there were more than 180 jobs that specifically required either Networking+ or Security+ certifications? As the Senior Director of Program Solutions at Year Up, I spend a lot of my day thinking about what type of jobs will exist in the next 36 months.

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