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.
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.
by Joe Cozzolino, Sr VP, Cisco Services; Karen Walker, Sr VP & CMO contributing
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:
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.”
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.
Celebrating International Day of the Girl Child 2017
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.”
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).