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Boston Celtics Center Amir Johnson Participated in JetBlue Rookie Flight Crew with Students at Boston Logan International Airport

Event featured students receiving behind the scenes tour and showing off their model airplanes to JetBlue crewmembers and Celtics VIP’s
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Boston, MA, March 30 , 2017 /3BL Media/ – As part of the Boston Celtics partnership with JetBlue, Celtics Center Amir Johnson, mascot “Lucky” the Leprechaun the Celtics Dancers, and JetBlue Partnership Spokesperson Ronda McLeod were on hand at JetBlue’s Hangar and Terminal at  Boston Logan International Airport to give students from Winthrop Middle School a behind the scenes tour of JetBlue’s operations.

VIDEOS: 2017 Inventor’s Challenge Award Winners

Nikola Tesla Prize and Leonardo Da Vinci Prize
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For the past several months, AT&T has been collaborating with Imagination Foundation on our second-annual Inventor’s Challenge – bringing together young people from around the world to create innovative, imaginative and often totally viable solutions that solve problems in their schools and communities. Imagination Foundation and the AT&T Intellectual Property team of judges had the very challenging job of picking winners (one for each age category) from the thousands of applicants.

VIDEOS: Inventor’s Challenge Award Winners of 2017

Thomas Edison Prize and Alexander Graham Bell Prize
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For the past several months, AT&T has been collaborating with Imagination Foundation on our second-annual Inventor’s Challenge – bringing together young people from around the world to create innovative, imaginative and often totally viable solutions that solve problems in their schools and communities. Imagination Foundation and the AT&T Intellectual Property team of judges had the very challenging job of picking winners (one for each age category) from the thousands of applicants.

Scotiabank Supports Student Success with $400,000 Gift

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A $400,000 donation from Scotiabank will benefit NAIT students and help the polytechnic continue to grow to meet the needs of Alberta. Announced today, the gift will be used to fund campus expansion, student scholarships and the NAIT International Student Centre.

More specifically, the $400,000 donation has been earmarked for the following areas:

How the University Environment Affects a Changing Demographic

By: Rohini Anand
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College students’ social encounters on campus shape their college experience. Therefore, it is imperative that campuses foster inclusive environments where all students feel valued, respected and celebrated. This in mind, the need for a sense of belonging is more pressing than ever. Our society’s tendency to display racial intolerance, cultural disengagement and lack of understanding across differences calls for more culturally aware campuses.

Northern Trust Corporation Welcomed 45 Eager Undergraduate Students to Semi-Annual Explore Northern Trust

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We welcomed 45 eager undergraduate students to our semi-annual Explore Northern Trust – An Event for the Next Gen in our Chicago headquarters office. This event allowed students to get an inside look into our culture and future campus recruiting opportunities where they heard from keynote speaker Dan Houlihan – Practice Executive, Global Fund Services and a recent graduate panel. Students also participated in professional development breakout sessions, networking with partners, and resume critiques.

QoL Solutions Can Help Retain Teachers

By: Richard Hill
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Every year, about 13 percent of the nation’s 3.4 million teachers transfer to different schools or leave the profession altogether, according to the Alliance for Excellence in Education in collaboration with the New Teacher Center. It’s estimated that over 1 million teachers move in and out of schools annually, with 40 to 50 percent of teachers quitting within five years.

Comcast Awards Two Philadelphia Students $5,000 Scholarships at Annual Mayoral Luncheon

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PHILADELPHIA, February 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Comcast Foundation and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney on Thursday honored two local students with the Gustave G. Amsterdam Leadership Award at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Mayoral Luncheon. Comcast Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer David L. Cohen presented Fakira Awawdeh and Widchard Faustin with individual $5,000 scholarship awards at the luncheon, held at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. 

Networks for Lifelong Learning: A Tale of Two Students

by Guest Blogger Alan C November, Senior Partner, November Learning
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We are in the midst of a historic transition in education, in which we are providing more options and flexibility in creating learning cultures that significantly raise the expectations of what our students can accomplish. We now can effectively support students who traditionally have not succeeded. You have heard it before; learning can be available anywhere, securely on any device, in any format, and potentially connected to anybody 24×7.

National Geographic and Katie Couric Launch Screening Tour for Upcoming Documentary 'Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric'

Two-Hour Documentary Hosted and Executive Produced by Couric Is Available for Free to All Schools and Nonprofits That Will Host Inclusive Screenings and Conversations
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Every day all around the world, gender is making headlines, weaving its way into conversations big and small, in settings from government to households, from schools to places of employment.

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