The Verizon Foundation, in partnership with the Technology Student Association, has opened the 2013-2014 Innovative App Challenge, giving middle and high school students across the country a chance to develop a concept for a mobile app and bring it to market.
NAMPA — The Verizon Foundation, with the Technology Student Association, will launch the second annual Innovative App Challenge, a release stated.
The mobile app design competition aims to engage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. Verizon hopes students will create concepts that solve real world issues in their communities and schools.
The Verizon Innovative App Challenge increases students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math, while exposing them to the creative thinking and skills used in STEM-related careers. The App Challenge offers a project-based learning experience that fosters teamwork among students. The challenge is sponsored by the Verizon Foundation in partnership with the Technology Student Association, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, and Samsung Telecommunications America.
Social campaign encourages Amway distributors, employees and partners to get inspired, share stories and commit to serve
ADA, Mich., September 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – As the Amway One by One Campaign for Children celebrates its 10 year anniversary, Amway is challenging employees and distributors to “Commit to a Cause” they are passionate about, and pledge volunteer hours toward that cause.
Nine new facilities and 22 repeat achievers cut energy by average of 23 percent
DETROIT, August 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Nine more General Motors facilities have achieved the U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR® voluntaryChallenge for Industry, bringing the company’s total to 63, more facilities than any organization worldwide.
Finalists selected from more than 5,000 entries nationwide create videos of their award-winning healthy recipes
Gaithersburg, Md., April 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo announced today the five finalists for its Future Chefs: Healthy Salad Challenge program. The finalists are all elementary school students from Sodexo-served school districts across the country, and each created videos of their own healthy salad creations which can be seen on a special YouTube channel. View the finalist videos and vote for your favorite today at http://bit.ly/SodexoFutureChefs. Public vote will determine the 2013 national winner.
Novel Ideas Sought on How to Better Engage Patients in Their Health
(3BL Media) Bridgewater, NJ – July 24, 2012 – Sanofi US launched the Collaborate Activate Innovation Challenge, which will award a total of $500,000 to teams of patient advocacy groups and/or medical professional associations who deliver novel approaches to better engage patients in their own health. Based on the concept that advocates working together can make a bigger collective impact than groups working alone, the Challenge requires groups to collaborate to qualify for the contest.