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College Board and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises Help Students Reach Their College Dreams

Press Release

The College Board and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced last week on Telemundo’s Hoy Día the scholarship recipients of the College Board and Telemundo Academy Triunfadores campaign that guides Spanish-speaking families through the college planning process.

National Diversity Council Receives $500,000 Grant from USAA For New Career and Professional Programs

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HOUSTON, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council has been awarded a $500,000 grant from USAA to increase access to internship opportunities for students of color and to create an executive diversity certification program to train senior leaders in organizations nationwide.

UNCF Dallas Recognizes Kimberly-Clark Foundation for Helping Students Achieve College Success

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The Kimberly-Clark Foundation proudly accepted the 2021 Masked Award last month during the Dallas United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Mayor’s Masked Ball. The black-tie gala is an annual signature fundraising event that raises thousands of dollars for North Texas minority students so they can achieve college success.

From Cisco Live to Networking Academy: A Donation of Pi-Top Laptops Engages Students at a Tribal College

Press Release

April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Every year at our annual Cisco Live customer event, attendees can participate in a hands-on social impact activity that benefits the local community. This wasn’t possible when Cisco Live went virtual in 2020, but we were still able to make an impact by donating 1,000 pi-top laptop kits to Cisco Networking Academy partners across the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

Discovery Education Presents Three New Virtual Field Trips Connecting Students to Curiosity Created in Partnership with Industry Leading Organizations

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SILVER SPRING, Md., March 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners are offering K-12 educators and students three engaging new virtual field trips (VFT) debuting in April and May. Focused on an array of diverse topics, these new virtual field trips connect learning to the real-world through relevant and timely digital content that supports learning wherever it takes place. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.

Duke Energy Commits $300,000 to Support Internship Programs for Minority College Students

Four organizations receive grants to fund internships. Scholarships aim to create opportunities for careers in energy, government, law, politics.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Duke Energy Foundation today announced a three-year, $300,000 commitment to support internships for college students of color to jumpstart more career opportunities in energy, government, law and politics.

A Shared Past, a Common Purpose

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These three employees, alums of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, are helping the firm support the next generation of Black students through our new Morgan Stanley HBCU Scholars Program.

For Alita Wingfield, Leon Henderson, Jr., and Malick Diop, it’s not enough to have just one diploma in the family from a Historically Black College or University.

The Social Justice of Education: An Interview With the CEO of New Teacher Center

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Social justice in education is about making sure there is equity in every classroom – and that type of environment starts with the teacher. New Teacher Center (NTC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving student learning for systemically underserved students by increasing educator effectiveness.

3M Expands Partnership with N.C. A&T Through $2.1M Commitment

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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has received a $2.1 million gift from 3M in support of the university’s Equity in Education Initiative (E²I).

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