TORONTO, February 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The transition to 100 per cent renewable energy is underway across Canada. In 2018, 15,000 youth will participate in Relay Education's renewable energy workshops as part of this national energy shift.
On February 21, 100 students at Queen Victoria Public School in Toronto will take part in Relay's workshops to build energy literacy and interest in green careers.
by Charu Adesnik, Deputy Director, Cisco Foundation
As Deputy Director of the Cisco Foundation, I am fortunate to be at the center of investing our technology, expertise, and cash grants to empower global problem solvers that make a positive impact on our world. Last year alone, our investments in innovative digital solutions positively impacted 154 million people in some of the most economically underserved parts of the world. We are committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025 and have reached 232 million people to date.
'Women in STEM’ is a hot topic in today’s news cycle, as more and more individuals are recognizing the gender gap associated with professions in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) industries. As the movement to get girls involved in STEM fields gains momentum, it’s equally important to understand why this change is so important.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) teamed up with The Boy Scouts of America’s Three Harbors Council to lead a five-day goIT seminar in Milwaukee, WI. Three dozen 7th and 8th grade students from St. Anthony and St. Vincent Pallotti attended the event. goIT, TCS’ signature community initiative in STEM and Computer Science, engages young people through computational thinking to uncover technology based solutions to issues affecting their communities.
HOUSTON, February 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Houston Astros’ Star Shortstop and 2015 American League Rookie of the Year Carlos Correa teamed up for SpringSpirit Baseball’s Eighth Annual Breakfast for Champions fundraiser. During the breakfast, Lance Berkman – former Astro, fellow World Series Champion and SpringSpirit Board member – led a conversation with Correa about what he has learned in his journey to become a professional baseball player.
University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Loyola Blakefield Receive Donations to Cybersecurity Programs to Further STEM Education and Research
February 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price Group (NASDAQ-GS: TROW) announced today that the firm’s information security team made financial contributions to two local cybersecurity programs in an effort to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and research specifically in cybersecurity. University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Center for Cybersecurity received $60,000 and Loyola Blakefield received $25,000.
Since September, Boys & Girls Club members can access the new site MyFuture.net site from anywhere on a computer, smartphone or tablet, can share their media projects and “like” others’ projects. Activities on the site are integrated into club activities; kids can earn digital badges. Using the site allows kids to gain digital skills and interact with others.
This 22x10-foot, retrofitted shipping container that has been transformed into a mobile science lab is featuring hands-on science experiments to "spark" interest in STEM.
A few experiences students will observe and participate in include learning about the role of DNA in living things and the importance it plays in deciding traits (why you look the way you do) and characteristics. Visitors will use touch screens to extract DNA and precipitation and "virtually" interact with cells.