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Tetra Tech's Michael Michels Awarded MSW Management's Legacy Award

Recognizing 40 years of experience in siting and designing landfills and biogas-to-energy projects
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Tetra Tech’s Solid Waste Solutions Executive Vice President, Michael Michels, was awarded the 2020 Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management’s Legacy Award for his 40 years of service in the solid waste solutions industry. He was recognized in the June 2020 edition of MSW Management Magazine, a leading trade publication, for significant contributions to advancements in the industry.

New Global Focused Education and Policy Fellowship Launches Virtually

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LAS VEGAS, August 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Continuing its focus on developing an aligned vision for state education policy that ensures all learners have what they need to thrive, NV Succeeds in partnership with Las Vegas Sands launched the InspirED Global Fellowship in July 2020. The original intent of the program, before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, was to bring the inaugural cohort of fellows to Singapore during the summer of 2020 to investigate that region’s high-performing education systems, and develop solutions to be implemented back in Nevada. 

Tetra Tech's Melinda Tam Discusses How Cybersecurity Plays into the Digital World

Leveraging digital transformation to provide data-driven value and drive revenue
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Melinda Tam is an electrical engineer with more than 30 years of experience. Five years out of college, she started her own electrical, instrumentation, and controls engineering firm. Within 15 years, her firm had more than 100 employees and 4 offices across the United States. Melinda focused on turn-key control system upgrades, which included planning, design, implementation, and maintenance services. Since 2010, she has been supporting clients to develop a technology road map to transform field data into intelligent information for utility operations, maintenance, and management.

Tetra Tech's Jessica Oakes Discusses International Infrastructure Program Management

Fostering economic growth through sustainable infrastructure and inclusive programming
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Jessica Oakes is a civil engineer with 14 years of experience. In her second year out of college, she took an assignment for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Afghanistan—a decision that would change her life forever. She served there as an expatriate engineer for nearly four years on two consecutive USAID projects, which focused on improving water, sanitation, energy, transportation, and vertical structures throughout the war-torn country. While in Afghanistan, she initiated a women’s internship program for engineering students enrolled in local universities.

Tetra Tech's Debra Darby Discusses Sustainable Organics Solutions

Meeting our clients’ organics management and sustainability goals
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Tetra Tech’s Debra Darby, manager of organics sustainability solutions, has 14 years of organics experience in the solid waste industry. She is a certified composting professional and has garnered a reputation as a leader in her field through her extensive background working with organics and compostable materials and driving product stewardship. In addition to her technical expertise, Debra also has 20 years of experience in marketing and has served as a strategic advisor in the public and private sector.

STEM Careers Coalition from Discovery Education Debuts New Video Series Spotlighting Corporate Community Responses to COVID-19

Careers Content Supports Student Understanding of the Critical Role STEM Plays in Global Problem-Solving
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SILVER SPRING, MD, Friday, July 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To help students connect the dots between the application of STEM skills, innovating solutions, and important real-world challenges, the STEM Careers Coalition launches “COVID-19 Solution Seekers,” a video series spotlighting how non-profits, corporations, and industries pivot to meet the needs presented by COVID-19. 

Advanced Powertrain Technology Sparks Design Students' Creativity

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FPT Industrial engines, have been conceived and perceived not only as generators of power but also as brand ambassadors, designed as a "means of communication" of the founding values and passions of the brand itself. 

Verizon Announces New Responsible Business Plan: Citizen Verizon

Verizon is launching its responsible business plan, Citizen Verizon
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What you need to know:

  • Verizon is launching its responsible business plan, Citizen Verizon, which will drive business initiatives across the company to create impact and move the world forward though action
  • To deliver impact on key pillars of Digital Inclusion, Climate Protection and Human Prosperity, Verizon pledges the following actions:
  • Provide 10 million youths with the digital skills training necessary to thrive in a modern economy and provide 1 million small businesses with resources to help them thrive in the digital economy by 2030
    • Become carbon neutral in its operations by 2035 by reducing emissions, investing in renewable energy and purchasing carbon offsets
    • Prepare 500,000 individuals for jobs of the future by 2030 by enabling opportunities through skills training

Virtual Citizen Verizon Assembly will take place on July 28, bringing together thought leaders, activists, celebrities and business leaders to address how we accelerate social change at a time when it’s never been more urgent.

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What you need to know:

  • Verizon is launching its responsible business plan, Citizen Verizon, which will drive business initiatives across the company to create impact and move the world forward though action
  • To deliver impact on key pillars of Digital Inclusion, Climate Protection and Human Prosperity, Verizon pledges the following actions:
  • Provide 10 million youths with the digital skills training necessary to thrive in a modern economy and provide 1 million small businesses with resources to help them thrive in the digital economy by 2030
    • Become carbon neutral in its operations by 2035 by reducing emissions, investing in renewable energy and purchasing carbon offsets
    • Prepare 500,000 individuals for jobs of the future by 2030 by enabling opportunities through skills training

Virtual Citizen Verizon Assembly will take place on July 28, bringing together thought leaders, activists, celebrities and business leaders to address how we accelerate social change at a time when it’s never been more urgent.

ON Semiconductor Sponsors the University of Idaho's Virtual Engineering Design EXPO

Written By: Cassandra Savel, CSR Intern
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As we all have experienced within these past few months, the year 2020 has been one of uncertainty and change. Despite the challenges facing business and society, ON Semiconductor has steadfastly continued in its commitment to corporate social responsibility and giving back to communities through grant making. We at ON Semiconductor also know that these challenges bring opportunities to re-envision traditions and innovate new solutions.

Girl Scouts is Fueling the Future of STEM

By: Beth Meyer, Vice President of Partner Success at Discovery Education
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The evidence is clear – the number of STEM jobs are growing, but not equally.

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