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.
Raising the profiles of Tetra Tech’s #WomenInSTEM and sharing how they help #ShapeTheWorld of tomorrow
Tetra Tech is supporting International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) 2020 on June 23rd to inspire girls and celebrate women in engineering careers. We are highlighting our female engineers from across our global operations and sharing how they #ShapeTheWorld. By raising their profiles, we hope to encourage those who aspire to become engineers by helping them understand the opportunities and career paths that the engineering sector can provide.
Title 1 Schools Empowered to Make STEM Dreams Come True from the Annual Possibility Grant Sweepstakes
WASHINGTON, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Tangipahou Parish School System’s Roseland Montessori School in Roseland, Louisiana has been awarded a $10,000 STEM education grant as part of 2020 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes. Created by the Siemens Foundation–a leader in advancing STEM workforce training and education initiatives–and Discovery Education, the Possibility Grant Sweepstakes inspires the next generation of STEM leaders by providing critical resources and support to schools across the United States.
By Jessica Kessler, Professional Development Facilitator, TGR Foundation
While STEM has been a part of the education landscape for decades, there are still pockets of students unable to access meaningful STEM experiences regularly.
The U.S. Department of Education’s STEM education plan was meant to help prepare more students for career-ready jobs in STEM fields. While students are graduating with STEM-related degrees, many lack the skills that companies desire.
The donation comes with three-months of cellular data to support continued online learning for students this coming school year
By Mike Freeman
In a bid to help close the digital divide, Qualcomm donated 900 custom-built, cellular-connected laptops to the San Diego Unified School District on Thursday to support continuing distance learning programs.
The computers run on the company’s Snapdragon processors and include built-in cellular connectivity, giving students with limited access to Wi-Fi another avenue to learn remotely.
Alexion is committed to serving local communities through volunteerism, even when circumstances do not allow us to do so in person. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and local stay-at-home orders, Alexion has begun offering virtual volunteering opportunities to employees.
As a 17-year-old from Brooklyn, NY, I’m not letting anything damper my ambition—not even a global pandemic.
This year, I’m graduating from the Pathways to Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) school in Brooklyn with both my high school diploma and associate’s degree in computer systems technology. Though students can take up to six years to complete the P-TECH program, I completed it in four years, which makes me proud.
At ON Semiconductor, we value the opportunity to innovate and use technology for positive social impact, in whatever form that may be. Alongside developing and manufacturing key technologies that power society, we are also dedicated to supporting technology education and community impact work through grant-making.