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Powering the Movement with Global Citizen to Change the World Through Education

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Nelson Mandela said, “Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.” We couldn’t agree more. Quality education helps break the cycle of poverty. It promotes equality and empowerment, enables economic growth and prosperity, and helps create a more peaceful, sustainable society. The UN Sustainable Development Goals list inclusive, quality education and lifelong learning as one of the key drivers in helping achieve many of the 17 Global Goals. Powerful indeed.    

Sodexo Brings Famed Chef Wolfgang Puck’s Pizza to Gonzaga University

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 30, 2018 /3BL Media/– Sodexo, in partnership with Wolfgang Puck, the chef who made artisan pizza famous, has fired up the ovens at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Wolfgang Puck Pizza is the latest brand to join Gonzaga University’s dining options.

Organic Photovoltaic Greenhouse Innovation Wins Schneider Electric’s 2018 Go Green in the City Student Competition

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Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation announce the winning team of Go Green in the City 2018, its international student case study competition focusing on innovative energy solutions for smart cities. 

Mohawk Group and Groundswell Unveil smartflower™ Solar Energy Unit at North Carolina School

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EDEN, N.C., November 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group and nonprofit Groundswell have teamed up to locate a new smartflower™ solar energy unit near three Rockingham County Schools in North Carolina—a project that will bring the benefits of clean solar power to the area, create educational opportunities for students and also contribute to Mohawk’s sustainability efforts to leave more handprints tha

New National Research Shows Most U.S. Students Feel Unprepared Without Social and Emotional Skills

Findings underscore link between social and emotional learning and academic performance
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CHICAGO, November 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Released today, a report titled Respected: Perspectives of Youth on High School & Social and Emotional Learning, shows that more than three-quarters (77 percent) of recent high school students believe their schools could have done a better job of helping students develop key social and emotional learning (SEL) skills, which are particularly needed at this time of national division, rising violence, anxiety and historic levels of mistrust. It also shows the U.S.

TCS and Discovery Education Bring Computational Thinking to 5,100 Educators and 300,000 Students in 2017-2018 School Year

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  • Tata Consultancy Services and  Discovery Education Pioneer Transdisciplinary Teaching Approach through Ignite My Future in School
  • Program has Reached Educators in 55 U.S. School Districts in First Year; Digital Content for Educators used in all 50 States and D.C.
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  • Tata Consultancy Services and  Discovery Education Pioneer Transdisciplinary Teaching Approach through Ignite My Future in School
  • Program has Reached Educators in 55 U.S. School Districts in First Year; Digital Content for Educators used in all 50 States and D.C.

Whirlpool Corporation Launches #AgelessTechnology to Bridge Widening Technology Gap in the Middle East

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As technology evolves rapidly, the gap in access to technology platforms and utilization rates among generations has been growing. Furthermore, interaction between the younger and older generations has been diminishing as a result of changing communication behavior among young adults. To address these issues and raise awareness about them, Whirlpool Corporation has embarked on a journey to bridge the gap between older and younger generations, bringing them together under the #AgelessTechnology movement.

FCA Community: Helping Students Succeed Through Mentorship

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Steve Hatfield wished he had a mentor program like Winning Futures in his high school when he was preparing for his next steps.

Now “Mentor of the Year,” Steve has been volunteering for six years with Winning Futures, a Michigan-based nonprofit organization that empowers youth to succeed through mentoring, strategic planning and workforce preparation.

IDEA Public Schools “Flips the Switch” to Go Solar With Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

$100,000 sustainability grant supports IDEA’s mission to achieve net-zero energy
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WESLACO, Texas, November 27, 2018 /3BL Media/– IDEA Public Schools’ headquarters in Weslaco is one step closer to becoming the first self-sustaining building in South Texas, thanks in part to a $100,000 donation from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

Surprise! JetBlue Reveals the Location of ‘Destination Good’ and Takes Its Mission of Inspiring Humanity® to New Heights

Summary: 
  • On #GivingTuesday, Winners of JetBlue’s #CheckInForGood Contest Depart for a Four-day Volunteer Trip to Destination Good on the Airline’s Newest Livery
  • JetBlue Debuts Its Latest Branded Aircraft, JetBlue For Good, Marking Its Commitment to Community Service
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  • On #GivingTuesday, Winners of JetBlue’s #CheckInForGood Contest Depart for a Four-day Volunteer Trip to Destination Good on the Airline’s Newest Livery
  • JetBlue Debuts Its Latest Branded Aircraft, JetBlue For Good, Marking Its Commitment to Community Service

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