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Subaru of America Continues Partnership with PFLAG National to Make School Environments Safe for LGBTQ Youth

Press Release

CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. today proudly announced its partnership with PFLAG, a national organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ), for the Cultivating Respect: Safe Schools for All program.

Sodexo Concludes the 2016-2017 Edition of the President to President Series with Downloadable Collection

The first edition of Sodexo’s President to President series comes to a close after publishing ten chapters exploring themes relevant in today’s academic sector
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader of Quality of Life services, celebrates the success of the first edition of the President to President series upon publishing the tenth and final chapter.  Titled "Integrated Approaches to Student Living and Campus Housing—Enhancing Quality of Life and Performance," the downloadable collection touches on important themes necessary for improving the student experience.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (June 2017)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

Bechtel Inspires School Children to ‘Dream Big’ About Careers in Engineering

The company partners for global robotics competition finals and European premiere of 3D engineering film
Press Release

LONDON, June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and the University of Bath are hosting the first international finals of FIRST® LEGO® League, a global robotics competition designed to encourage schoolchildren to take up careers in engineering and technology.  More than 700 children aged 9-16 representing 36 countries worldwide will battle it out in the FIRST® LEGO® League International Open Championship 2017 from 21-24 June, being held in the UK for the first time.

Qualcomm Wireless Reach and eLimu Use Mobile Technology to Improve Access to Education in Kenya

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Albert, an 8th grade student in Nairobi, dreams of becoming an architect so he can help develop his country. Mukesh Mittal, Qualcomm’s Senior Director of Engineering, explains how mobile technology makes Albert’s dream possible.

Design for Social Innovation Newsletter: June 2017

An update from the front of social design
Newsletter

It’s summer. School is out. Time to reflect, prepare, appreciate; to review the past and think about the year ahead. Another class nailed their thesis presentations, graduated and is out in the world, ready for it. Soon to be second year students are working at jobs and internships, researching the ideas that will grow into thesis projects next year. We prepare by welcoming new faculty, evaluating and refining syllabi, speakers and programs for September. When another exciting cohort will begin again. At the moment, we enjoy being in between.

Epsilon Partners with the Dallas Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Program Encourages Students to Find a Love of Reading, Preparing them for the Workforce during Summer Reading Challenge
Article

This summer, Epsilon is partnering with the Dallas Mayor’s Summer Reading Club to promote childhood engagement through reading even when they’re not in school. Reading doesn’t have to stop when summer starts! Children who read during the summer months are better prepared when school starts again in the fall, and Epsilon understands the importance of this academic readiness. Epsilon has been a supporter of this program for the past few years and is honored to serve as the presenting sponsor for a program that has such an impact on children in the Dallas community.

Creating a Learning Environment Ripe for Success

by Principal Ricardo Rosales, North Hollywood High School in Los Angeles
Blog

Summer vacation has begun for so many of us, but I am still thinking about the 520 high school seniors who received diplomas this month from our school, with 64 percent headed to four-year colleges and universities. That percentage is higher than it was last year, and I’m grateful to our dedicated teachers and so many other contributing factors that contributed – including the benefits of a more positive learning environment.

JetBlue Helps Viscardi Students Take Flight

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Last week, JetBlue welcomed aboard 12 students from the Viscardi Center a non-profit organization that educates and empowers children with disabilities. The students and their caretakers took flight on the airline’s Blue Bravest A320 aircraft from New York’s JFK Airport to Boston Logan Airport and back – some flying for the first time ever.

AEG Hosts Arroyo Seco Weekend Youth Program

AEG and Goldenvoice host Pasadena area high school students to provide a behind-the-scenes look at Arroyo Seco Weekend music festival; Provide insight to entertainment industry
Press Release

LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As part of AEG’s community outreach initiative with Pasadena Unified School District in conjunction with Arroyo Seco Weekend at Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., AEG and Goldenvoice worked with more than 250 high school students in the Pasadena area to provide opportunities to learn about the entertainment industry. Students were exposed to the company’s many facets of the sports and entertainment industry, received advice on future career paths and were provided exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the music and art festival.

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