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Meet Aby Rodriguez, an Amgen Biotech Experience Alumni



Senior Associate of Supplier Management in the Human Tissue category at Amgen

Amgen Biotech Experience Year: 2007

How the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) Shaped My Educational & Professional Path 

Eleven years ago, Aby Rodriguez participated in a life-altering experience. A student at CROEM, a public boarding school in Puerto Rico that specializes in science and math, Rodriguez conducted biotech experiments for the first time through the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE).

Arrow Electronics Presents Colorado Educators with Prestigious “Excellence in Technology Enabled Learning” Award


Denver – Arrow Electronics presented Sean Wybrant and Scott Fuller with The 2018 Succeeds Prize for Excellence in Technology Enabled Learning during a celebration honoring Colorado public schools and educators in Denver. Wybrant, a teacher at William J. Palmer High School in Colorado Springs and Fuller, next-generation learning coordinator for Colorado Springs School District 11, received $15,000 to create augmented and virtual reality learning experiences.

Itron and Discovery Education Launch National Effort to Advance Conservation, Applied-Learning, Technology and STEM Education

‘Conservation Station: Creating a More Resourceful World’ to Inspire Middle School Students Across the Country to Explore Energy Needs, Resource Utilization and Pathways Toward a More Sustainable Future
Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., Monday, October 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Itron, Inc., which is innovating the way utilities and cities use energy and water, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced Conservation Station: Creating a More Resourceful World – a new initiative developed to engage and educate middle school students on the relationship between energy and water through the lens of conservation.

We Live Here. We Work Here. And You Can Too!

Eastman hosts Manufacturing Day event for local students
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Eastman proudly hosted its annual Manufacturing Day event yesterday at Dobyns-Bennett High School near the company's headquarters in Kingsport, Tennessee. Students learned about a variety of manufacturing careers, from industrial to information technology. Partnering with the Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM), Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement and Northeast State Community College, students also had the opportunity to practice their interview skills and learn more about the education and training programs available to help prepare them for the workforce.

LA Kings to Build Year-Round Public Ice Rink in Los Angeles

AEG’s LA Kings solidify public-private partnership with City of Los Angeles to build and operate Reseda Ice Rink, the City’s first ever year-round recreational ice facility
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AEG’s LA Kings announced a new partnership with the City of Los Angeles to build and manage a year-round public ice rink in Los Angeles earlier today. Councilmember Bob Blumenfield joined Los Angeles Kings President and Hockey Hall of Famer Luc Robitaille to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to solidify the partnership at Toyota Sports Center, the club’s practice facility, in El Segundo, Calif.

Preparing Students for Success


Legg Mason and our affiliate colleagues in the US and UK are helping to ensure that students in our communities are starting the new school year off on the right foot – and have continued support throughout the academic year.

These efforts are aligned with our primary charitable/philanthropic focus, which is education, particularly in the area of underserved youth.

Recent Activities

Smithfield Foods Unveils New JROTC Facility at Smithfield High School

Part of the Smithfield Foods Legacy Project
Press Release

SMITHFIELD, Va., October 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc., and Isle of Wight County Schools unveiled a new Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) fieldhouse for Smithfield High School’s award-winning JROTC program.

The campus addition provides JROTC participants and instructors with needed classroom space and equipment storage for drill and competition practice.

Youth-Serving Organizations Can Apply to Receive Access to Free Screenings of ‘The Hate U Give’ Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film, Fox 2000 and AMC Theatres

Applications for community-based organizations open this week, following free limited release screenings in nine markets
Press Release

LOS ANGELES, October 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Twentieth Century Fox Film and AMC Theatres are joining forces to provide underserved and underrepresented young people across the country access to the powerful new film THE HATE U GIVE, as a tool for driving empowerment, empathy, and dialogue. The studio and theatre chain are hosting free screenings in nine metro areas during the film’s limited release – at 11am local time, Saturday, October 6: Atlanta, GA, Baltimore, MD, Dallas, TX, Houston, TX, Los Angeles, CA, Miami, FL, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, and Washington, DC.  

Sandoz Healthcare Access Challenge (HACk) Returns, Seeking Digital Solutions to Local Healthcare Access Challenges

Despite major advances in modern medicine, universal access to healthcare remains the largest unmet medical need. Building on the inaugural Sandoz HACk, this year’s competition expands to seek broader digital solutions to local healthcare access challenge
Press Release

HOLZKIRCHEN, Germany, October 4, 2018 /3BL Media/  Sandoz, the Novartis generics and biosimilars division, today announces the launch of the second Sandoz Healthcare Access Challenge (HACk).


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