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Greenville Technical College Opens Doors to Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center

$1 Million Grant from Truist Foundation Supports Center’s Opening, Educational Programs and Scholarships
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GREENVILLE, S.C., September 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Greenville Technical College today announced the opening of the Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center. A $1 million grant from the Truist Foundation to the Greenville Tech Foundation funded renovations for the center and will support educational programs and scholarships for students. The new facility is the anchor tenant for Poe West, a culinary and hospitality-focused development at 556 Perry Ave. in the west Greenville community.

Vote for the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award Winner

3M and Discovery Education Invite the Education Community to Vote for the Innovation They Think Will Improve the Most Lives
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SILVER SPRING, Md., September 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - 3M and Discovery Education today welcome students, teachers, and communities nationwide to help identify the winner of the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award. Selected through a nationwide online vote, the Improving Lives Award highlights one project from the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge top 10 finalists the public believes has the potential to change the most lives.

FCA Passes 25-year Mark as Exclusive Sponsor of the National Black MBA Association Graduate Student Case Competition

Summary: 
  • Competition conducted at National Black MBA Association's Conference and Exposition
  • Event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships
  • FCA has been exclusive sponsor of the competition since 1995
  • 2020 Business Case: The Evolution - The Ideal Digital Retailing Experience
Press Release
  • Competition conducted at National Black MBA Association's Conference and Exposition
  • Event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation’s leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships
  • FCA has been exclusive sponsor of the competition since 1995
  • 2020 Business Case: The Evolution - The Ideal Digital Retailing Experience

Sodexo Takes Part in HACR Research Initiative Measuring Hispanic Inclusion in Corporate America

Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that is has achieved a five-star rating in the 2020 Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) Corporate Inclusion Index in the areas of Employment, Procurement, and Governance. This is the sixth time Sodexo has been recognized by HACR.

The Road to a Vaccine, Season 2, Ep. 7: Is It Really Safe for Schools to Be Open Right Now?

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In Season 2 of "The Road to a Vaccine," host Lisa Ling interviews scientists, global health leaders and other experts on the COVID-19 front lines to reveal the latest medical advances and collaborations to create a coronavirus vaccine—and hopefully a return to a world without the pandemic.

As schools reopen—and sometimes close again—what have we learned about the risks of in-person learning? Lisa Ling speaks to school nurse Robin Cogan and pediatrician Dr. Sam Maldonado to find answers and debunk myths around kids and COVID-19.

HP Inc. & the African Union Commission Sign a MOU to Collaborate for the Development of Entrepreneurial Skills in Africa

The Memorandum of Understanding sets out that both parties will drive online platforms to support and enhance education in Africa.
Press Release

South Africa, September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – HP Inc. in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster entrepreneurial learning in Africa. The aim of the MoU is to further cement the collaboration between these two parties in building entrepreneurial skills across the continent and to leverage HP Foundation’s Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE).

CITGO, Stanley Black & Decker, and Discovery Education Invite Students to Solve Real-World Problems for a Chance to Win $50,000

Call for Entries Now Open for Nationwide Challenges
Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Supporting educators in the use of project-based learning, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Stanley Black & Decker, and Discovery Education introduce two student challenges. Both the CITGO Fueling Education Challenge and the Stanley Black & Decker Making for Good Challenge are now open for entries to middle and high school students nationwide, showcasing creative problem-solving applied to real-world issues.

Intel Foundation in 'Million Girls Moonshot' for STEM Diversity

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The Intel Foundation, the STEM Next Opportunity Fund (legacy organization of the Robert N. Noyce Foundation), and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation are joining forces to launch the Million Girls Moonshot movement. Together with the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation’s after-school networks, Million Girls Moonshot aims to transform engineering and computer science learning opportunities for girls and their families.

Mariachi STEAM: Keeping Culture Alive Through STEM

A Mariachi STEAM summer camp provides underserved youth an opportunity to explore the magical connections between music and STEM.
Blog

It’s amazing how many great ideas stem from just a single cup of coffee and a meaningful conversation. For Romanna Flores and Richard Flores (same last name, no relation), coffee wasn’t the only thing that brought them together, back in 2016, when they met at a cafeteria on Intel’s Hillsboro campus—it was a shared desire to do something more for their community.

“We were talking about how we both come from creative backgrounds,” says Romanna of that initial conversation, “and how our passion for creativity has evolved, and how it contributes to the work we’re doing now.”

Celebrating and Cultivating the Next Generation: Booz Allen and Women In Defense

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Women in Defense (WID) represents members from defense organizations of every size, all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, government agencies, academia, think tanks, associations, and professional services. Each year, the WID Scholar program awards scholarships to women pursuing degrees in areas ranging from STEM, law and public policy—each with the potential to carve a career path in the defense industry.

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