Affordable, undergraduate-level credential equips learners with relevant job skills
CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The SunTrust Foundation now Truist Foundation today announced it has awarded a $1 million grant to edX to support the launch of the global nonprofit’s MicroBachelors programs, the first credit-backed, stackable credential in online learning. The MicroBachelors programs from edX offer immediately transferable skills to learners in areas such as IT and computer science to meet employers’ needs and provide a pathway to a full bachelor’s degree.
Legg Mason, Inc. has introduced a new educational benefit for global employees. Beginning immediately, employees can receive reimbursement for anything they want to learn. We call this program SEED (skills, education, enrichment and development).
“Legg Mason is focused on growth, and we believe that a hallmark of growth is a learning mindset,” said Patty Lattin, Legg Mason’s Chief Human Resources Officer. “This benefit, which we believe is unique in the asset management industry, is one of the many ways we’re working to hire and grow the best talent.”
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is proud to work with the Adoption Exchange Association on I-CARE, the Initiative to Create Adoption Ready Employees. Thanks to The Chronicle of Social Change for shedding light on this exciting and critical program.
Kevin Scherer, Senior Manager, Employee Social Responsibility
When I first joined Tyson Foods as a part-time chaplain in our Berry Street and Randall Wobbe Lane plants in Springdale, Arkansas, a little over three years ago, I had only a basic idea of the challenges our team members face. At Berry Street, our workforce is almost exclusively Hispanic/Latino and Marshallese. Very few of the team members speak English, and much of the day-to-day communication is done through interpreters.
It turns out this is a pretty common scenario in many of our plants across the country, where nearly 30 different languages are spoken regularly.
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October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For more than 30 years, the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship executive education programs have helped more than 10,000 corporate citizenship professionals fast-track their careers. Our Executive Education programs in leadership, strategy, reporting, communications, and other community involvement and sustainability topics provide you with actionable skills and solutions for the challenges you and your organization face today—and tomorrow.
More than 7,500 employees have taken advantage of high school and college programs to improve their skills, support their families and enrich their communities
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., February 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ — When Felipa Benitez joined HanesBrands’ Honduras operations seven years ago, she could not read or write. Today, the 34-year-old mother of two is one of the latest HanesBrands employees to hold a new high school diploma after participating in the company-sponsored continuing education program.
More than $300,000 in scholarships to be awarded to nurses making a difference
Minneapolis, MN, May 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ — In recognition of National Nurses Week, Walden University is offering 12 nursing scholarships totaling more than $300,000 to help nurses around the world make a greater impact in their organizations and their field.