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JetBlue Expands Its ‘JetBlue Scholars’ Employer-Sponsored College Degree Program with New Master’s Degree Pathways

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New partnerships with City University of New York School of Professional Studies, Louisiana State University Shreveport, Thomas Edison State University, University of Maryland University College and Western Governors University offer crewmembers opportunities to earn advanced degrees at affordable rates

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New partnerships with City University of New York School of Professional Studies, Louisiana State University Shreveport, Thomas Edison State University, University of Maryland University College and Western Governors University offer crewmembers opportunities to earn advanced degrees at affordable rates

ICYMI! Spring 2019 – Shedding Light on Gender and Navigating Academia

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We are excited to share the latest edition of ICYMI! A Magazine for Business Sustainability Professionals. In each edition of ICYMI!, we share the latest research, teaching and engagement from the Erb Institute. Our cover story for this edition is by Erb faculty member, Sara Soderstrom. She shares how she’s working to bring awareness to gender issues in academia.

The Possibilities Lie Within Us

Written by Scott Heimlich, Vice President, Amgen Foundation
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Can you imagine the implications to the country and society if we were better able to harness and unleash the talent all around us? What if opportunity and culture unlocked the ambition and dreams of more people – young and old – to achieve their potential? We’re barely scratching the surface.

We’ve all seen both stories.

The Amgen Foundation and Amgen Scholars at The Atlantic Education Summit 2019

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Kudos to Amgen Scholars alumni Corshai Williams and Enrique Garcia-Rivera for so eloquently sharing their stories at The Atlantic Education Summit (per this 10-minute session). To learn more of Corshai’s remarkable story, see this profile in the Baltimore Sun.

Interview With Candice Au-Yeung, Civil Engineer

Seizing opportunities to learn and mentor in the civil engineering field
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Candice Au-Yeung is a civil engineer and assistant project manager at Tetra Tech. She specializes in site-civil and pipeline design and planning for municipal combined sewer overflow programs. She has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil and environmental engineering. We talked with Candice as part of our #TtInspires campaign celebrating the passion of Tetra Tech employees. Follow #TtInspires on social media for more stories.

What originally attracted you to Tetra Tech?

Book Excerpt: Designing with Society

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Design is relatively a new discipline, its terminology dating back to the creation of tools and products that have influenced and shaped our world, and our humanity. Today, design is a practice that can solve some of the most complex social challenges around the world.

Bridging the Gap to Economic Vitality

By Jordi Botifoll Senior Vice President, Cisco Americas & President, Cisco LatAm
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There’s no better place to talk about bridging the gap to economic vitality in Latin America than in Miami, where the 6th annual eMerge Americas conference recently took place. eMerge brings together business and government leaders who are transforming industries, countries, and lives with innovative digital technology.

eMerge organizers purposefully located the conference in Miami, the “tech hub of the Americas,” because of its position as a cultural and commercial bridge between Latin America and the United States.

Challenging Racial Inequity on Campus

Symantec supports Net Impact’s Racial Equity Fellowship and the passionate students who want to change the world
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Net Impact inspires and equips next-generation leaders to build a more just and sustainable world. With 400+ chapters in nearly 40 countries, Net Impact is a leadership accelerator for future changemakers. Symantec’s longstanding relationship with Net Impact began with a general grant to support the organization’s annual social change conference. Our partnership morphed over time to focus on racial equity as Symantec is committed to creating a more equitable future for all. We believe that a diverse and inclusive work environment helps us understand our customers better, enables us to respond to new trends more rapidly, and stimulates innovation. Investing in diversity is a business imperative and our support of Net Impact has helped establish undergraduate chapters at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and helped create the Racial Equity Fellowship.

The below content was originally published on the Net Impact Blog

 

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Net Impact inspires and equips next-generation leaders to build a more just and sustainable world. With 400+ chapters in nearly 40 countries, Net Impact is a leadership accelerator for future changemakers. Symantec’s longstanding relationship with Net Impact began with a general grant to support the organization’s annual social change conference. Our partnership morphed over time to focus on racial equity as Symantec is committed to creating a more equitable future for all. We believe that a diverse and inclusive work environment helps us understand our customers better, enables us to respond to new trends more rapidly, and stimulates innovation. Investing in diversity is a business imperative and our support of Net Impact has helped establish undergraduate chapters at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and helped create the Racial Equity Fellowship.

The below content was originally published on the Net Impact Blog

 

Arrow Electronics Employees Score Funds for Financial Education Through Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon

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DENVER, June 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ – More than 100 Arrow Electronics employees in the company’s Centennial, Colo. headquarters participated in the Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon to raise money for the nonprofit’s outreach to Colorado youth. The employees raised enough funds to sponsor educational programming for 250 students. 

Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain, Inc. will reach over 100,000 students this year, teaching them invaluable life lessons in financial literacy, career readiness and entrepreneurship at no cost thanks to corporate partners like Arrow.

Duke Energy & Piedmont Natural Gas Volunteers Build Outdoor Learning Lab

During Duke Energy In Action Month, employees across the company volunteer on dozens of projects
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More than 100 Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas volunteers spent the day at Governors’ Village STEM Academy in north Charlotte on May 10 to build an outdoor learning lab.

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