Since 2011, Freeport-McMoRan’s Pollinator Conservation Initiative has sought to increase the habitat for pollinators and to provide learners of all ages with opportunities to engage with topics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Today, more than a dozen Freeport-McMoRan operations in North America have implemented pollinator conservation and education projects both on and off company property.
These programs have been recognized through the Wildlife Habitat Council’s (WHC) Conservation Certification program.
Eastman’s MathElites and ScienceElites programs provide insightful and inspirational training to math and science teachers. Empowering teachers to apply fresh and creative teaching strategies and practical applications strengthens existing curriculum and is having an exponential impact in the classroom.
In partnership with East Tennessee State University Center of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Education, the programs have benefitted more than 40,000 students.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – A group of 30 local educators participated in the inaugural Nautilus Exploration Program CITGO STEM Academy held on Monday, June 22 and Tuesday, June 23, at the CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery. The continuing education program for area educators is part of the CITGO Caring for Our Coast initiative dedicated to natural habitat and coastal restoration along the Gulf Coast region.
Named as the National Exemplar in ACT's National College and Career Readiness Program
KINGSPORT, Tenn., June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Every year, ACT recognizes the achievements of four national exemplars for College and Career Readiness: a student, a high school, a community college and an employer. Last night in Washington, DC, ACT recognized Eastman as the National Employer Exemplar. This annual program honors a distinguished group of students, schools and employers for exemplifying what is being done in states across the country to improve individuals’ prospects for success. Eastman is the only employer in the nation to receive this prestigious distinction.
ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - For the second year, Ann Arbor Public Schools staff members have been invited to join the Toyota Education Initiatives in STEAM Innovation (Toyota STEAM) program. This year,Superintendent Dr. Jeanice K.
A wave of companies are working to bring science, tech, maths and engineering skills to young people and bridge the skills gap
There's been a lot of talk over the past decade about the need for more people with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem) skills in the workplace. Demand is apparently outweighing supply, and according to a recent US government report, jobs in the sector will grow at nearly twice the rate of all other occupations by 2018.
The Chrysler Foundation donates $15,000 to support scholarship program for women
November 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Chrysler Group LLC expanded its commitment to the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) with a $15,000 grant from The Chrysler Foundation to support undergraduates who pursue a course of study that focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The announcement of the grant was made Nov. 23 at MCWT’s eighth annual Signature Gala in Rochester, Mich.