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Life and Teachings of Dr. C.T. Vivian Launched as Collegiate Curriculum

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The Home Depot Foundation and The C.T. and Octavia Vivian Museum and Archives, Inc. (CTOVMA) are partnering to introduce a new, 16-week collegiate curriculum based on the life and teachings of distinguished civil rights leader, Dr. C.T. Vivian. 

Teacher's Social Media Science Experiments Reach Millions

With the help of social media and Classroom Central, science teacher Nancy Bullard made online learning fun
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Solar systems, skeletons and stacks of supplies line the walls in Nancy Bullard’s classroom. Bullard – better known as Mrs. B – is the science lab teacher at Huntingtowne Farms Elementary School in Charlotte, North Carolina. Every student from kindergarten through fifth grade comes to her class at least once a week for hands-on science lessons.

“This is the place,” Bullard said, “where you get to blow stuff up and get messy.”

But how do you do that when teaching through a computer screen?

For Mrs. B, the answer was social media.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia Using Technology to Help Kids Realize Their Potential

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When 8-year-old Deon was first invited to use a new computer at the Northeast Frankford Boys and Girls Club, he was reluctant. His passion was art, and he didn’t think using a computer would be helpful. But when he discovered that the computer lessons meant learning a visual arts module that would help him with his art, everything changed.

Bristol Myers Squibb and Five Leading Historically Black Colleges and Universities Launch Tomorrow's Innovators to Create Custom Biopharma Educational Programming and Increase Recruitment of Black Talent in the Biopharma Industry

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  • Florida A&M University, Howard University, Morgan State University, North Carolina A&T University and University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will pioneer the program in collaboration with Bristol Myers Squibb.
  • Tomorrow’s Innovators hopes to create actionable change within the biopharma industry by improving the recruitment and retention of diverse talent and enhancing the student educational experience at participating Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
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  • Florida A&M University, Howard University, Morgan State University, North Carolina A&T University and University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will pioneer the program in collaboration with Bristol Myers Squibb.
  • Tomorrow’s Innovators hopes to create actionable change within the biopharma industry by improving the recruitment and retention of diverse talent and enhancing the student educational experience at participating Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Olivia Braga: Meet the Cisco Networking Academy Instructor Changing Lives in Brazil

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There are those rare people you meet for the first time that you instantly know will touch your life. Olivia Braga is unequivocally one of those people.

Raised in what she describes as a very poor, violent neighborhood in Brazil, Olivia was one of one of six children to parents who earned a living by collecting cardboard and sweeping streets. “My parents didn’t have dreams. Their only priority was survival,” she says. “For me surviving is not enough. Their life was a life I rejected.”

Subaru of America Adopts All K-5 Classrooms in the Camden City School District

Automaker Provides School Supplies and Resources to Students and Classrooms in Camden School District as Part of Subaru Loves Learning and AdoptAClassroom.org Partnership
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CAMDEN, N.J., August 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) today announced that as part of its partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org it is “adopting,” or providing school supplies for, all kindergarten to fifth grade (K-5) classrooms in the Camden City School District.

Think Globally, Act Locally: This Mom's Fight for Digital Equity Is a Lesson for Us All

Words by Kate Zerrenner
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“I’m not supposed to be here,” says Tanesha Grant, founder of Parents Supporting Parents NYC, a nonprofit aiming to help New York City kids bridge the digital divide. “I was supposed to be that left-behind child, a foster child, but I’m here, lifting my voice and lending my experience with school as a Black woman in this country.”

SCS Global Services Approved as FSSC 22000 Training Provider

Training courses will make learning about FSSC 22000 standard easy and accessible
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading food safety training center and third-party certifier, is now launching approved FSSC training courses for the FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 Standard. FSSC 22000 is a complete food safety management system standard, benchmarked to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and based on ISO standards. As an approved training organization, SCS will provide training to food supply chain organizations such as food manufacturers.

Fisk University, HTC VIVE, T-Mobile and VictoryXR Launch 5G‑Powered VR Human Cadaver Lab

Top ranked HBCU unveils one of the first virtual reality campuses in the nation bringing students the benefits of both virtual and in‑person learning
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., August 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - This fall students at Fisk University will attend in-person classes at one of the first virtual reality (VR) campuses in the nation. Fisk University, HTC VIVE, T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) and VictoryXR have teamed up to launch a first-of-its-kind interactive 5G-powered VR human cadaver lab for students in pre-med and biology-related majors.

Pizza Hut Canada Sponsors Equal Slice Program to Provide Free Training, Education, and Mentorship to Underrepresented Canadian Small Business Owners

Entrepreneurs across Canada invited to apply to the tuition-free virtual “mini-MBA” program
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ROXBURY, Mass., August 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Pizza Hut Canada has partnered with Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) to offer a free executive education and virtual training program designed to help strengthen and grow minority, immigrant, indigenous, and disabled-owned small businesses throughout Canada.

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