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Qualcomm Gives Custom-Built, Cellular-Connected Laptops to San Diego United for Distance Learning

The donation comes with three-months of cellular data to support continued online learning for students this coming school year
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By Mike Freeman

In a bid to help close the digital divide, Qualcomm donated 900 custom-built, cellular-connected laptops to the San Diego Unified School District on Thursday to support continuing distance learning programs.

The computers run on the company’s Snapdragon processors and include built-in cellular connectivity, giving students with limited access to Wi-Fi another avenue to learn remotely.

Qualcomm Technologies Donates Hundreds of Always-Connected Personal Computers to San Diego Unified School District for Distance Learning Support

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SAN DIEGO, July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the COVID-19 crisis struck and forced the closure of school facilities, an unprecedented move to distance learning placed an emphasis on digital equity. Maintaining its commitment to equitable access, the district’s Integrated Technology (IT) Division distributed more than 50,000 district-funded devices to students throughout the district.

Alexion's Commitment to Virtual Volunteering

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Alexion is committed to serving local communities through volunteerism, even when circumstances do not allow us to do so in person. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and local stay-at-home orders, Alexion has begun offering virtual volunteering opportunities to employees. 

Girl Scouts is Fueling the Future of STEM

By: Beth Meyer, Vice President of Partner Success at Discovery Education
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The evidence is clear – the number of STEM jobs are growing, but not equally.

Learning the Skills to Succeed Beyond the Classroom

By Selah Bah
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As a 17-year-old from Brooklyn, NY, I’m not letting anything damper my ambition—not even a global pandemic.

This year, I’m graduating from the Pathways to Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) school in Brooklyn with both my high school diploma and associate’s degree in computer systems technology. Though students can take up to six years to complete the P-TECH program, I completed it in four years, which makes me proud.

Students Engineer for Social Impact through ON Semiconductor Grant

Written By: Cassandra Savel, CSR Intern
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At ON Semiconductor, we value the opportunity to innovate and use technology for positive social impact, in whatever form that may be. Alongside developing and manufacturing key technologies that power society, we are also dedicated to supporting technology education and community impact work through grant-making. 

Ecocentricity Blog: Tabletop Forestry

By: John A. Lanier
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By playing the game of Photosynthesis, you can see the full life cycle of trees from seedlings to eventual death and understand how an entire forest can arise from planting just a few trees.

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By playing the game of Photosynthesis, you can see the full life cycle of trees from seedlings to eventual death and understand how an entire forest can arise from planting just a few trees.

Girl Scouts of the USA and Discovery Education Receive 2020 EdTech Breakthrough Award for Girls Get STEM Initiative

Prestigious Awards Program Recognizes Outstanding Educational Technology Products and Companies
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SILVER SPRING, Md., June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Discovery Education today announced that EdTech Breakthrough – a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the global educational technology market – has selected the Girls Get STEM Initiative from Girl Scouts of the USA and Discovery Education as the winner of the “Best Science Learning Solution” award in the se

How College Students Can Still Prepare for Their Future, Virtually

School’s out and uncertainty runs high, but for undergraduates eager to start on their career paths, online internships and other unique learning opportunities can take them further than they anticipated.
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By Heidi Mitchell 

TotalDECOM Releases Tetra Tech-Sponsored Cross-Industry Learnings Report

Sharing learnings about cost reductions and innovations made in decommissioning projects
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TotalDECOM released its Cross-Industry Learnings report in June 2020, sponsored by Tetra Tech. It offers a thorough look at the cost reductions and innovations made in decommissioning across sectors, including oil and gas, energy, and nuclear, that increase productivity and deliver economic growth.

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