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Adobe Partners With Teach for America to Bring Creativity to Classrooms

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February 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ At Adobe we believe that everyone is creative. Creativity is not exclusive or a special gift endowed only upon a lucky few. It belongs to everyone; it’s everywhere, and ultimately, creativity is what connects us all. It doesn’t just open doors. It opens worlds. It transcends borders and lowers barriers, crosses divides and dimensions.

With the explosion of devices, apps, and new media platforms, there never has been more creativity brought to the world than today, and we are in the golden age of creativity.

Reduce Barriers to College Entry With Scholarship Support for Your Students

By Michael C. Knowlton, Professional Learning Specialist, Santa Rosa Schools
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Scholarships are a valuable resource that can help ease the path to higher education. The scholarship application process is critical, but may be unfamiliar to students and their families.  

As teachers, students rely on us to be a reliable support system when preparing for college, making it imperative that we help students understand how to leverage scholarships. Programs such as TGR EDU: Explore, developed by TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity, in partnership with Discovery Education, provide no-cost resources to help students prepare for college. 

Cisco Networking Academy Creates a Much-Needed Skills-to-Job Pathway for Diverse Midwest Students

This post was written by Rebecca Chisolm, she’s Senior Leader for Networking Academy North America at Cisco.
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Characterized as a ‘job machine,’ the US economy has had several years of prosperity and solid job growth. But this doesn’t mean that it’s prosperous for all Americans and all job sectors. For many Americans, particularly those in the midwestern United States, the struggle for a living wage in our digital economy has continued long after the great recession ended.

APIA Scholars Rings in Lunar New Year With $1.2 Million Donation From Wells Fargo

14-year partnership has helped more than 2,100 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders attend college
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 7, 2020 /3BL Media/– Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Scholars the nation’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to the higher education needs of the APIA community, is ringing in the Lunar New Year with a $1.2 million grant from Wells Fargo.  APIA Scholars and Wells Fargo will be holding a media event and check presentation on Thursday, February 6 at the Chinese Culture Center in San Francisco to kick off Lunar New Year festivities, culminating in the largest celebratio

Impact Makers: Xcel Energy Foundation

Creating Process Efficiencies to Fuel Greater Impact for Local Communities
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The Xcel Energy Foundation oversees all charitable activities and sponsors the volunteer programs of Xcel Energy and its subsidiaries. Xcel Energy is a utility holding company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serving more than 3.3 million electric customers and 1.8 million natural gas customers in Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico. 

PNC Helps Children and Communities Grow Up Great

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Sally McCrady, Chair and President of the PNC Foundation, joined the Purpose 360 Podcast to explore how PNC’s Grow Up Great has made a measurable difference in the communities in which we operate.

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Sally McCrady, Chair and President of the PNC Foundation, joined the Purpose 360 Podcast to explore how PNC’s Grow Up Great has made a measurable difference in the communities in which we operate.

"You’ve Got to See It, to Be It.” Bristol-Myers Squibb Partners with W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute

Charlotte Jones-Burton, Cardiovascular Development Team Lead, works not only for the heart, but from the heart.
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"You’ve got to see it, to be it.”

This quote by American activist Marian Wright Edelman embodies the personal and professional philosophy of Charlotte Jones-Burton , M.D., M.S, Cardiovascular Development Team Lead, Bristol-Myers Squibb. Each day, Charlotte makes it her mission to put these words into practice.

Novo Nordisk and Discovery Education Award $10,000 Grants to 2020 ‘Super Health, Super You’ Community Challenge Winners

More than one million students nationwide enabled to advance healthy living in their communities.
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SILVER SPRING, Md., February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Novo Nordisk and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—announced the winners of the annual Super Health, Super You Community Challenge. Three U.S.

Fifth Third Bank Funds $70,000 in Finance Academy Scholarships

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Fifth Third Bank congratulates Kennedy Boler, an Indianapolis high school student, whose winning essay netted her a $2,500 Fifth Third Finance Academy scholarship. Fifth Third celebrated with Boler and her fellow Finance Academy students on January 30. Each year, Fifth Third funds $70,000 in Finance Academy scholarships to be used for higher education.

ON Semiconductor Supports Arizona Educational Foundation’s Teacher of the Year

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At ON Semiconductor, we are committed to serving the needs of communities through the investment of resources and through a recent grant, we were able to support the Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF). AEF’s mission is to administer programs that identify, develop and celebrate excellence in grades Pre-K through 12th in Arizona’s public education through business and community partnerships.

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