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CITGO Supports Corpus Christi Students With School Supplies at 5th Annual Abel Herrero School Supply Giveaway

Press Release

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – South Texas students had the opportunity to start the school year off right this fall with help of the CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery. TeamCITGO volunteers packed and distributed 200 backpacks filled with school supplies at Robstown High School as part of the 5th Annual Abel Herrero School Supply Giveaway. 

A Student Discovers Opportunity with IT Skills

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story
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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

Cisco Employees Give Back—Everywhere—with Heart and Ingenuity

by Joe Cozzolino, Sr VP, Cisco Services; Karen Walker, Sr VP & CMO contributing
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What a month! As executive sponsors of Cisco’s Global Service Month, we are amazed and proud of Cisco employees around the world who pitched in to make a difference in so many ways. Here’s a snapshot of our collective impact:

Five 21st Century Skills Kids Gain From Joining Robotics Teams

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Miguel was a shy freshman when he joined his high school’s FIRST® Robotics Competition team. With the encouragement of his mentors, he came out of his shell to become a confident public speaker and the team’s president. Miguel says he learned more than how to design and build a robot on the team: “I don’t really know where I would be if it weren’t for what robotics has taught me when it comes to communications, sportsmanship, and technology.”

Cracking the Code: The Next Generation of Women in STEM

The Power Every One of Us Have to Make a Difference in the Lives of Young Women
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by Beth Phalen, ‎President & GM, Data Protection

How Virtual Reality Can Help Us Imagine Life on the Red Planet

HP and its partners teamed up on this virtual reality project to model life for humans on Mars.
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For centuries, humans have turned their gaze to the stars, contemplating what lies beyond the Earth. Perhaps no planet has captured our imaginations more than Mars.

Now, HP and NVIDIA have teamed up with other companies to launch HP Mars Home Planet — a global project using virtual reality to simulate what a human population of 1 million could look like on Mars.

Tetra Tech Participates in Imagine a Day Without Water Campaign to Raise Awareness about the Value of Water

Press Release

PASADENA, Calif., October 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) is participating in the third annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a day of education and advocacy sponsored by the Value of Water Campaign. Tetra Tech is among hundreds of organizations that are raising awareness about the importance of water in daily life and the crucial need for investment in water infrastructure to ensure that no community is left without safe and reliable water.

Tetra Tech Recognizes the Power of Girls and Women to Change the World

Celebrating International Day of the Girl Child 2017
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On October 11, Tetra Tech joins organizations around the world in celebrating the role of girls and women in building a better world.

The United Nations’ International Day of the Girl Child has focused the world’s attention on “the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. […] Girls have the potential to change the world—both as the empowered girls of today and as tomorrow’s workers, mothers, entrepreneurs, mentors, household heads, and political leaders.”

"Curiosity Cube” Aims to Get More Kids Interested in STEM

By Abbi Matheson
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That shipping container behind the Cyrus E. Dallin Elementary school isn’t from the remnants of a local building project; it’s a moving science lab. The Curiosity Cube, created by life science company MilliporeSigma, features hands-on science experiments geared towards getting kids interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Austin Argonauts Study Climate Change in the Field as Citizen Scientists

by Heather Wilson
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Sixth-grade teacher Megan McDonald and 14-year-old student Matthew are all about bug counting.

They can tell you all about why soapy water is best for collecting bugs in a cup – and how to use a microscope and a dichotomous key to identify each of the insects in your sample.

If you’re into looking at bugs – McDonald and Matt are your people.

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