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Sodexo Launches Upgraded User Experience for Universities Digital Platform

SodexoMyWay enhances student dining experience through upgraded digital engagement and e-commerce solution
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, today announced the upgrade of SodexoMyWay, a digital platform enabling customer-driven e-commerce dining websites with dynamic content that will predict content for the user, enhancing their digital experience. The upgrade to the website platform includes an upgraded mobile-first technology for ease of access across multiple devices.

Not Your Average IT Work Day

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story
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The Pan American Games are a big event: 31 sporting venues, 364 medal events, 7,000 athletes, 1 million tickets sold, 650 hours of online coverage, and 23,000 volunteers. To connect the games to the world, technology-sponsor Cisco tapped local Cisco Networking Academies to build the technology to power the game.

Planning a Massive Network

Hands-on Learning Leads to an IT Career

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story
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To prepare for CCNA certification Nurayy Guerler, 32, studied networking hardware with her hands at SFZ Förderzentrum Academy in Chemnitz, Germany, a vocational training center for people with visual impairments. Though Nuray is legally blind, she is now a successful IT trainer at an engineering office.

Ears-on, Hands-on Training

Cisco NetAcademy Dream Team Puts IT Talent to Work

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story
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Kwame Ohemeng and Zoe Rose did not expect to become IT networking professionals. Yet, they both went from being IT tinkerers to working side-by-side with Cisco engineers to build a massive network for Cisco Live as members of the Networking Academy Dream Team.

DIY Networking Leads to a Passion for IT

Points of Light Civic Accelerator Invests $100,000 in Two Startups Advancing Workforce Innovation

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator graduates 11 civic ventures that are addressing ways to improve educational and workforce outcomes to prepare individuals for 21st century employment
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ATLANTA, January 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Points of Light Civic Accelerator announced today that it will invest $50,000 each in ReciproCare (Washington, D.C.), a for-profit enterprise, and La Cocina VA (Arlington, Virginia), a nonprofit enterprise. Both ventures are focused on access and pathways to employment to help more individuals and families succeed.

Amgen & The Joy of Discovery: Inspiring the Scientists of Tomorrow

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At Amgen we are guided by our mission to serve patients. The joy of discovery is a feeling that unites all our scientists no matter their origin, gender, or age. The Amgen Biotech Experience provides students around the world the opportunity to experience the joy of discovery: https://www.amgenbiotechexperience.com/

 

To Kick-Off the Holiday Season, JetBlue Customers and Crewmembers Checked In For Good in Houston, Jamaica and Bahamas

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Throughout the month of November, JetBlue customers and crewmembers checked in for good on three volunteer trips with some of the airline’s non-profit partners. More than 8,000 customers entered the #CheckInForGood contest.

Can a Shipping Container Increase Access to Hands-on STEM?

By Amanda Baker
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Designing STEM outreach programs for K-12 classrooms often becomes a balancing act between ambitious goals and limited resources. Scientific equipment is just one kind of resource, but one that is unavailable to many schools. Time is a less obvious resource, but time away from classroom curriculum is becoming increasingly hard for teachers to justify with their administrators. And personal access to relevant experts – face time with actual scientists – is a resource that many programs don’t even get to add to their wish lists.

Solving the Immunology Puzzle: A Scholar's Journey From Caltech to Forbes 30 Under 30

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In high school, Marvin Gee was fortunate to get a jump start on his research career, working at the National Cancer Institute. Cancer had been a personal interest of his because of the death of his uncle who battled with the disease. His early exposure to bioscience research helped him realize that biology is like a complicated puzzle. It all eventually fits together to make perfect sense.

Reading Is Still Fundamental

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There is a significant and cyclical literacy crisis facing America today and it begins with our children. 34 percent of children entering kindergarten lack the basic skills needed to learn how to read, and when faced with this disadvantage at such a young age, kids are starting down one of the toughest paths they will ever take. By not having the resources and support needed to read and succeed, more and more children are falling behind and contributing to the 8,000 students dropping out of high school every day.

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