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ON Semiconductor Advances Innovation in Phoenix Through Industry-academic Partnership

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Industry and academic partnerships are critical to strengthening innovation, talent and economic development in the Phoenix metro area. Arizona State University, the nation’s leading university for innovation, and ON Semiconductor, the Phoenix-based global semiconductor supplier, recognize the need for a skilled and talented workforce, and have partnered to ensure the pipeline of engineering and business professionals and technological development remains strong.

Educators Around the World Invited to Attend the Discovery Educator Network’s 2019 Fall VirtCon

No-Cost, Virtual Event to Showcase Actionable Strategies Teachers and Administrators Can Immediately Use to Create Dynamic Digital Learning Environments
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Silver Spring, Md., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) invites teachers and administrators around the world to participate in the 2019 Fall VirtCon on Saturday, October 19, from 8:45 AM to 2:30 PM ET.

Lighting Up Lives Across the Centuries

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Hong Kong is one of the most dynamic and advanced cities in the world. It crackles day and night with energy and ambition – and it is hard to remember that just a generation ago, something as simple as a basic electricity supply had the power to transform lives.

As recently as in the 1960s, the late Lord Lawrence Kadoorie would go to switching-on ceremonies in remote parts of the New Territories and hand out kettles and other appliances to villagers through which they got to enjoy the wonder of electricity in their homes for the very first time.

Sodexo Partners With 70 Universities to Host Largest Farmers Market @ Campuses Across America

Initiative Highlights Local Sourcing, Celebrates Fresh Produce and Promotes Nutrition During Partnership for a Healthier America’s Healthy Campus Week
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today’s college students are more invested than ever in where their food comes from and what they are eating.

Smithfield Foods Donates $75,000 for Outdoor Learning Space at The Faison Center

Expanded Outdoor Overlook available to students at The Faison Center’s Richmond campus
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RICHMOND, Va., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. unveiled today the “Smithfield Foods Outdoor Learning Center Overlook” at The Faison Center to support the Center’s Forward into the Future campaign, designed to expand facilities and learning programs to meet the ongoing needs of children and adults with autism and similar related challenges.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: The Journey to Becoming an Engineer

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Karla Bracamonte, a Mexican immigrant, worked as a custodian at Arizona State University. One day, she walked past a whiteboard with unfinished algebraic equations written on it.

“I turned to my coworker at the time and I told them, ‘I can do this,’” Bracamonte said.

Realizing her talent, a professor and her coworkers encouraged her to apply for classes at ASU, where university staff could get discounts on tuition. However, as a first-generation college student with very little understanding of English, she had barriers to overcome.

Wings for Kids and Discovery Education Launch New Effort to Promote Social and Emotional Learning, and Well-Being for Students Nationwide

The Allstate Foundation’s ‘Good Starts Young’ Initiative Grants ‘Soar with Wings’ Multi-Year Grant to Inspire Millions of Young Learners to Use Social and Emotional Skills to Become Active Global Citizens
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Wednesday, September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wings for Kids and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, launched a new initiative Soar with Wings: Social Emotional Skills for School and Life, an educational program created to equip educators with digital resources f

Corporate Champions for Education Arrive in Colombia

Pro Bono Service Builds Capacity to Close the Skills Gap
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September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ Armed with their skills, experience, and intentions to make the world a better place, eight professionals from SAP, WE Communications, and Niagara Bottling joined together to form the first ‘Corporate Champions of Education’ pro bono team and arrived in Colombia for a month of service, putting their expertise to work with local nonprofits that share a mission to improve educational outcomes.

PYXERA Global Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE100 Network

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PYXERA Global is joining the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 network (CE100 network) this week, a pre-competitive innovation network established by the Foundation to enable organizations to develop new opportunities and more quickly realize their circular economy ambitions. The CE100 network brings together corporations, governments and cities, academic institutions, emerging innovators, and other thought leaders in a unique multi-stakeholder platform. The network has a global scope and convenes members at events held in Europe and North America.

ACTIVATE: Episode Education Cannot Wait

EPISODE 3 TRAILER: PREMIERES 9/19
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Emmy Award-winning actor Rachel Brosnahan teams up with Global Citizen and travels to the border of Peru to see what happens to children’s education during conflicts and natural disasters. After an emotional experience with displaced families, Brosnahan and Global Citizen return to the U.S., where they urge Ireland, the U.K. and the U.S. to pledge millions to Education Cannot Wait, a global fund for education during crises.

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