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Louisiana College Students Can Earn $4,000 in STEM Scholarships for the 2023-24 School Year

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NEW ORLEANS, December 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Entergy’s Information Technology organization has created a new scholarship program for New Orleans metro area college students. The Entergy STEM Scholarship program will award up to five current college students a one-time $4,000 scholarship toward their education. The students must currently be enrolled in college and majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Eligible students can apply now through Jan.

Giving Tuesday: Reflecting on Focusing, Structuring, and Measuring the Impact of Corporate Community Engagement

Hamish Gray, Senior VP Corporate Services
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Giving Tuesday spotlights the role of philanthropy and volunteerism in supporting community prosperity. It is a day that always triggers me to pause and consider, in particular, the role of corporations in this important area. This year I have been reflecting on the journey of corporate community engagement. With recent events having challenged all aspects of society, it is important to regularly review corporate philanthropic and volunteerism strategies to ensure company efforts are best aligned to support emerging societal challenges.

Through Mentorship, Verizon Volunteers Are Helping Young Women Around the World Excel in STEM

V Teamers Share With Mentees the Soft Skills They Need To Professionally Succeed
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Brianna Hanson, a third-year college student in Kingston, Jamaica, remembers how STEM subjects captivated her as a girl. “Science, technology, engineering and math really intrigued me growing up,” she says. “It’s all very dynamic. New innovations are introduced every day, and it's mind-blowing what you can do with science and technology.”

Takeda and Discovery Education Partner on New Initiative Focusing on Health Equity

Suite of No-Cost Digital Resources Designed to Help Foster a Health Equity Mindset for Students and Educators
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. and BOSTON November 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Takeda (TSE:4502/ NYSE:TAK), a global biopharmaceutical leader, and Discovery Education, the worldwide edtech leader, today announced a new partnership focused on transformative health equity education.

New Virtual Lab for Students Opens Access to Next-Generation Sequencing

Illumina Genomic Discoveries provides a simulated lab space and curriculum for teens
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While visiting her grandparents in Florida, 17-year-old Kate frequented a pond near their house and spent time observing the various species of fish living there. She became interested in how two populations of fish—one living in the ocean, the other in this 50-foot-deep saltwater pond—might differ genetically.

Chemours Celebrates the Anniversary of ChemFEST With Engaging Science Day for Students at Its R&D Center

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When we launched the Chemours Future of Engineering, Science, Trades, and Technology (ChemFEST) school partnership program on National STEM Day in 2021, our goal was to champion change toward a more diverse science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workforce.

Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Present Educators and Students Engaging Resources Supporting STEM Day Observances Nationwide

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Discovery Education and select social impact partners are offering engaging, high-quality digital learning resources to students and teachers to support observances of National STEM Day. Held annually on November 8th, National STEM Day unites communities in celebrating the importance of teaching science, technology, engineering, and math to students in grades K-12. Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place.

AMD Empowers the Next Generation of Leaders Through STEM Education Partnerships

On National STEM Day 2022, AMD shares how the company is helping to inspire students to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.
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Originally published in AMD 2021-22 Corporate Responsibility Report

As we imagine a future enhanced by what computing offers, we must also empower the next generation of citizens and leaders to continue innovating and making constructive use of its capabilities. We are passionate about enabling the imagination and creativity of the next generation. Technology in their hands encourages exploration and learning that open doors to new careers and possibilities.

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Making STEM work for everyone

How do we ensure that young Latinos and Hispanics have digital access and adequate representation in science and technology? Key leaders in the field share their experience.
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By: Yolanda Parks

Diana Trujillo’s Instagram handle is @fromcalitomar. That’s not Cali for California. It’s Cali, Colombia, her hometown, and she made it to Mars. The Colombia native was NASA’s flight director for the Mars 2020 mission.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities STEM Students Selected for Health Care Program

The American Heart Association announces 2022-2023 cohort of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Scholars pursuing health care careers
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DALLAS, November 4, 2022 /3BL Media/ - According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, only 8% of medical students and 5% of physicians are Black and African American.

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