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A Shared Past, a Common Purpose

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These three employees, alums of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, are helping the firm support the next generation of Black students through our new Morgan Stanley HBCU Scholars Program.

For Alita Wingfield, Leon Henderson, Jr., and Malick Diop, it’s not enough to have just one diploma in the family from a Historically Black College or University.

The Social Justice of Education: An Interview With the CEO of New Teacher Center

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Social justice in education is about making sure there is equity in every classroom – and that type of environment starts with the teacher. New Teacher Center (NTC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving student learning for systemically underserved students by increasing educator effectiveness.

DesignFWD: Deep Connections: People + Planet

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Mohawk Group announces the return of its free series of accredited CEUs, first launched in 2020, in March 2021. Due to a very positive response, Mohawk Group will offer new courses in continuation of its DesignFWD digital learning initiatives. From leading design innovations to well-being in the built environment to technical solutions, the DesignFWD CEU series provides inspiring and impactful information for the contract design community.

Deep Connections: People + Planet

3M Expands Partnership with N.C. A&T Through $2.1M Commitment

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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has received a $2.1 million gift from 3M in support of the university’s Equity in Education Initiative (E²I).

DesignFWD: Made of Water

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Mohawk Group announces the return of its free series of accredited CEUs, first launched in 2020, in March 2021. Due to a very positive response, Mohawk Group will offer new courses in continuation of its DesignFWD digital learning initiatives. From leading design innovations to well-being in the built environment to technical solutions, the DesignFWD CEU series provides inspiring and impactful information for the contract design community.

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Qualcomm Wireless Reach: Always On, Always Connected PCs to Promote Digital Literacy in Rural Vietnam

By Hiram Lopez-Landin, Manager, Government Affairs
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Imagine that the toughest part of your school day is not the actual lesson in the classroom, but rather just trying to get to school. A journey on makeshift wood planks and vegetative debris to get across floods is common. Coordinating with classmates to remain vigilant for landslides is a matter of survival in rural Vietnam. For Huong Ha and Khanh Vy from Hoa Binh province in Northern Vietnam, floods and landslides are realities of their daily journeys to school. 

UNCF & 3M Launch New Scholarship Program for St. Paul, MN Students to Attend HBCUs

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A $5 million gift from 3M to UNCF (United Negro College Fund) will create a new multi-year need-based scholarship program to support more than 100 Saint Paul, MN, students as they embark on STEM-related studies at Historically Black Colleges and Universities or at Florida International University (FIU). The UNCF 3M Science. Applied to Life. TM  Scholarship Program is open to underrepresented minority high school seniors attending Saint Paul Public Schools or charter schools serving St.

Aflac Named SEC MBA Case Competition Title Sponsor

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Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental insurance products in the U.S, will serve as title sponsor for the Eighth SEC MBA Case Competition, hosted virtually April 15-17 by the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business. Harbert College was scheduled to host the event in April 2020, but COVID-19 forced its postponement.

Associate Spotlight: From Retool Your School HBCU Recipient to Program Advocate

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There are 107 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the nation. Recognizing the pivotal role they play in our higher education system, The Home Depot established the Retool Your School program in 2009. To date, the program has provided more than 100 campus improvement projects for 87% of the nation’s HBCUs. 

Jasmine Gurley is a Home Depot associate who has seen firsthand how impactful the Retool Your School program is. 

Mohawk Group Announces March 2021 Return of DesignFWD, a Series of Accredited CEUs

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CALHOUN, Ga., March 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group announces the return of its free series of accredited CEUs, first launched in 2020, in March 2021. Due to a very positive response, Mohawk Group will offer new courses in continuation of its DesignFWD digital learning initiatives. From leading design innovations to well-being in the built environment to technical solutions, the DesignFWD CEU series provides inspiring and impactful information for the contract design community.

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