How much students understand finance largely influences their ability to make smart financial decisions in the future, according to research from Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Simply put, the more you know about finances and managing money, the better you’ll be at it.
Happiness is like a superpower. It influences our lives in healthy, creative ways, strengthening our connections with others and helping us achieve goals. But it’s not always easy. Even in the best of times we must work at it. Practicing the skills in this infographic can empower a better state of wellbeing, helping to manage stress and foster resiliency.
The modern conveniences we all know and can’t live without – from computers to mobile devices, beauty products and the systems that power our homes – wouldn’t be available if not for the talented individuals in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields. Since the inaugural class in 2014, the PSEG Foundation has been providing funding for the Governor’s STEM Scholars Program. This program helps young minds in the state discover the unlimited possibilities in STEM fields.
Did you ever wonder why riders on a looping roller coaster stay in place when the ride is in motion? Through a partnership with Rockwell Automation, STEM influencer Jay Flores tests Newton’s first law of motion and applies it to the beloved Rougarou roller coaster at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio. Students can try the experiment shared in this video at home using cardboard, paper cups, and string.
We all need some good news right now, especially related to education and student progress. Research shows that since 2003 conversations about alcohol between parents and their kids have increased 73%, and during that same time, underage drinking has declined 50%.
Funding supports after-school and summer programs that mentor students while improving literacy skills. Grants also address social justice, racial equity needs in K-12 education.
GREENVILLE, S.C., April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy announced the recipients of $375,000 in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation to South Carolina organizations that will fund tutoring and reading programs in underserved and minority communities to combat learning gaps created by the pandemic.
The funds will also support environmental education programs for Title 1 schools and culturally relevant professional development, particularly as it pertains to racial equity in education.
"The future success of our global economy relies on girls having access to the education and resources they need for careers and leadership roles in finance, economics and technology....when girls are given the opportunities to reach their full potential, all of society benefits. “
-Arlene Isaacs-Lowe, Global Head of CSR at Moody’s Corporation and President of the Moody’s Foundation