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Students Get a Slice of Education With Their Pizzas

Chino Hills High School students visit SCE’s Foodservice Technology Center and simulate a commercial kitchen cookline using energy-efficient equipment.
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Ruben Xochitiotzi, 16, a sophomore at Chino Hills High School, hopes to be a successful restaurateur or businessman one day.

Bloomberg's Erika Irish Brown Recognized by CollegeBound Initiative

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Erika Irish Brown was honored for her contributions to the finance industry at the 2018 CollegeBound Initiative (CBI) Celebration on Tuesday evening, May 15, 2018. CBI is a comprehensive college guidance program which empowers more than 18,000 young women and men to realize their higher education and life potential.

The event, which took place at Jazz at Lincoln Center, also honored Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood, as well as CollegeBound Initiative Alumna Marjana Chowdhury, a Legal Analyst at BlackRock.

Booz Allen Technologists Discuss ICAgile’s Newly Revised Learning Track

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May 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The agile movement has fundamentally changed the world of work over the last two decades, encouraging people and organizations to focus on team collaboration, continual planning, and continual learning. Every day, Booz Allen employees work to bring agile solutions to commercial and government clients. Two of the firm’s leaders are also involved with agile in a broader way, working as track contributors for the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile).

Connecting Qualified Veterans to Careers in Technology

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No two career journeys are the same, and for military veterans, the road to civilian employment is often an entirely new, unfamiliar mission. In today’s digital economy, the skills people need to thrive are ever-changing, adapting with every innovation and technology that hits the market; a market that doesn’t always wait for veterans to end their deployments and return home.

University of Ottawa Wins National Champion Title in Environmental Challenge

by Sayem Reza
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In northern food-insecure communities, students from the University of Ottawa are manufacturing commercial grade hydroponic systems housed in shipping containers enabling communities to grow their own food locally.

Enactus University of Ottawa has been named the 2018 Scotiabank EcoLiving Green Challenge National Champion by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and proud program supporter Scotiabank. The national competition took place at the 2018 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto.

Ryerson University Team Wins Youth Empowerment National Champion Title

by Sayem Reza
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Ryerson University students partnered with a local school in Pisac, Peru to implement a horticultural education program designed to generate a sustainable revenue stream for the school.

Enactus Ryerson has been named the 2018 Scotiabank Youth Empowerment Challenge National Champion by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and program supporter Scotiabank. The national competition took place at the 2018 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto.

STMicroelectronics publishes its 21st Sustainability Report

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STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced the publication of its 2018 Sustainability Report. The report contains highlights of ST’s sustainability performance in 2017 and presents new ambitions and goals for 2025. It describes in detail how ST addresses sustainability challenges and opportunities and how the Company contributes to nine of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Sappi North America Opens 2018 ‘Ideas that Matter' Call for Entries

19th Annual Grant Program Enables Social Good through Creative Design
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BOSTON, May 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the call for entries for its 2018 Ideas that Matter grant program, inviting designers to show the world how design – specifically print – can play an important role in changing lives for the better.

A Water Crisis Promotes Early Childhood Education and Health

How a team approach financed and constructed a new school in remarkable time.
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The potential health impact on young children in Flint, Michigan is serious. Two years ago, lead in the city’s water supply reached toxic levels and the drinking water was declared unsafe. At high levels, exposure to lead can affect almost every system in the human body. For young children, especially, it can contribute to learning and behavior problems, slow growth and physical development, and lead to hearing and speech problems. Lead exposure also has been associated with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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