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Cisco Networking Academy Wins U.S. Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Award

by Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs

Every year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation honors businesses for their strategic and sustained positive impact on people, communities, the environment, and society.

Wendy’s Announces 2017 Wendy’s High School Heisman National Finalists

Press Release

DUBLIN, Ohio, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The cut has been made and Wendy's High School Heisman® names the Top Ten Scholar-Athletes in the U.S. These young men and women will now compete to become the Wendy's High School Heisman National Winners. 

CITGO Celebrates National STEM Day With Local Students and Teachers

Awarding Grants and Calcasieu Parish STEM Teacher of the Year
Press Release

SULPHUR, La., November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Lake Charles along with community partners, the Calcasieu Parish School Board and SOWELA Technical Community College, celebrated National STEM Day with local students and teachers on Nov. 8 at the West-Cal Events Center. 

The Importance of Environment Higher Education

By Rob Hailey

Shifting global trends have had a significant impact on the business, economic and political landscapes—and the academic world is not immune.

The MBA Degree: Going Out of Business? - The Minute

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One of the country’s oldest business schools, the University of Wisconsin’s School of Business, may shut down its M.B.A. program. The university is considering ending its full-time master’s of business administration and replacing it with shorter term, more specialized degrees, according to the Wall Street Journal. The school is offering part-time programs in finance and accounting, to meet demand for more niche certifications.

Connecting with My Cohort: the Best Part of My Amgen Scholars Experience

Guest post written by Washington University Amgen Scholar Cody Savage

When I was first asked to blog about the most valuable part of the Amgen Scholars Program for me this past summer, I had no idea how to respond. How could I choose from the many great opportunities I had been given? Maybe I should talk about being able to experience life as a graduate student working full time in a lab. Or maybe, I should talk about having the opportunity to explore a completely new research setting and collaborating with some of the best scientists in the world.

De Beers and BIUST Sign Deal on Skills

Debswana and Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) have joined forces to develop skills in sciences, engineering, technology and innovation.

They have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at meeting the skills demands of a changing world.

Debswana Managing Director Balisi Bonyongo (pictured, left) described the MOU as an historic moment because it was the first the company had signed with a university.

NetRiders Success Leads to a Job at Cisco

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story

Maria Del Pilar Munoz won the first NetRiders competition in Colombia, and went on to become a Cisco consulting systems engineer who balances her career with studies at Georgetown and Colombia Universities in the United States and her family.

Focus on a Career in Networking Technology

Women Find Their Place in IT

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story

When Farha Fathima completed her CCNA coursework she became one of the first women in IT positions at Micro Solutions. To meet the IT skills gap in the Asia Pacific region, companies in countries like Sri Lanka are hiring women into traditionally male jobs.

Women Needed to Fill the IT Skills Gap

A Student Discovers Opportunity with IT Skills

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story

Luis Alfonso struggled to stay away from the violent culture that permeates the border town of Monterrey, Mexico. An innovative IT program and the CCNA curriculum sparked his interest in networking and put him on a path to independence and prosperity.

The Struggle to Stay in School


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