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Mohawk Group Unveils DesignFWD Schedule and Speaker Lineup

Three-day virtual summit will include dynamic conversations with award-winning thought leaders, accredited CEUs, product demos and more
Press Release

CALHOUN, Ga. July 9, 2020 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Group has officially announced the speaker lineup and schedule for its inaugural Design Forward Virtual Summit, styled DesignFWD, which takes place exclusively online July 15–17. The free digital event will broadcast programming that features industry experts, inspirational speakers, roundtables, webinars, podcasts and more, all thoughtfully curated to inspire attendees — many of whom continue to work remotely.

ON Semiconductor Sponsors the University of Idaho's Virtual Engineering Design EXPO

Written By: Cassandra Savel, CSR Intern
Blog

As we all have experienced within these past few months, the year 2020 has been one of uncertainty and change. Despite the challenges facing business and society, ON Semiconductor has steadfastly continued in its commitment to corporate social responsibility and giving back to communities through grant making. We at ON Semiconductor also know that these challenges bring opportunities to re-envision traditions and innovate new solutions.

The Art and Science of Changing Lives

Limbitless Solutions builds self-confidence and independence in kids with limb differences.
Article

As a graduate student in mechanical engineering at the University of Central Florida (UCF), Albert Manero always wanted to use his engineering skills to change the world. One morning in 2013, he caught a glimpse of how he might do it.

“I heard a radio interview with a man who developed the first 3D-printed mechanical hand, shared his design, and essentially started a global movement of makers,” Manero says. “I was determined to help by bringing whatever skills and lab resources I could to the project.”

Tetra Tech Recognizes International Women in Engineering Day 2020

Raising the profiles of Tetra Tech’s #WomenInSTEM and sharing how they help #ShapeTheWorld of tomorrow
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Tetra Tech is supporting International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) 2020 on June 23rd to inspire girls and celebrate women in engineering careers. We are highlighting our female engineers from across our global operations and sharing how they #ShapeTheWorld. By raising their profiles, we hope to encourage those who aspire to become engineers by helping them understand the opportunities and career paths that the engineering sector can provide.

The Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Award Roseland Montessori School in Louisiana With $10,000 to Spark the Future of STEM

Title 1 Schools Empowered to Make STEM Dreams Come True from the Annual Possibility Grant Sweepstakes
Press Release

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Tangipahou Parish School System’s Roseland Montessori School in Roseland, Louisiana has been awarded a $10,000 STEM education grant as part of 2020 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes. Created by the Siemens Foundation–a leader in advancing STEM workforce training and education initiatives–and Discovery Education, the Possibility Grant Sweepstakes inspires the next generation of STEM leaders by providing critical resources and support to schools across the United States.

Arrow Electronics Supports Outreach to Tanzanian Students During Pandemic

Press Release

CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – When the pandemic forced Tanzania-based nonprofit Neema International to close its early education center and primary school, founder Mandy Stein worried about more than students falling behind academically.

Neema operates in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro with a DigiTruck technology classroom that sits on the site, thanks to the support of Arrow Electronics.

(Re)Defining STEM During Distance Learning

By Jessica Kessler, Professional Development Facilitator, TGR Foundation
Blog

While STEM has been a part of the education landscape for decades, there are still pockets of students unable to access meaningful STEM experiences regularly.

The U.S. Department of Education’s STEM education plan was meant to help prepare more students for career-ready jobs in STEM fields. While students are graduating with STEM-related degrees, many lack the skills that companies desire.

T. Rowe Price Recommends Families Talk to Their Kids About Finances Amid Global Economic Uncertainty

T. Rowe Price’s annual Parents, Kids & Money Surveys show year after year that talking about money with kids more frequently can better position them for financial responsibility as adults
Blog

As many families navigate financial hardship and stress brought on by the pandemic, T. Rowe Price advises parents to discuss potential money challenges with kids during this difficult time. The firm’s research shows that kids are astute observers of family financial dynamics, often detecting when there is financial stress. In the absence of guidance from their parents, kids are left to form their own conclusions about the drivers of financial stress and what it means for their family.

Qualcomm Gives Custom-Built, Cellular-Connected Laptops to San Diego United for Distance Learning

The donation comes with three-months of cellular data to support continued online learning for students this coming school year
Article

By Mike Freeman

In a bid to help close the digital divide, Qualcomm donated 900 custom-built, cellular-connected laptops to the San Diego Unified School District on Thursday to support continuing distance learning programs.

The computers run on the company’s Snapdragon processors and include built-in cellular connectivity, giving students with limited access to Wi-Fi another avenue to learn remotely.

Qualcomm Technologies Donates Hundreds of Always-Connected Personal Computers to San Diego Unified School District for Distance Learning Support

Press Release

SAN DIEGO, July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the COVID-19 crisis struck and forced the closure of school facilities, an unprecedented move to distance learning placed an emphasis on digital equity. Maintaining its commitment to equitable access, the district’s Integrated Technology (IT) Division distributed more than 50,000 district-funded devices to students throughout the district.

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