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SC Johnson Donation Supports First-of-its-kind Sustainable School in Fortaleza, Brazil

Additional company donation supports STEM education in Brazil
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RACINE, WI, June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Building on the company’s longstanding commitment to education and continuing its more than 80-year legacy in Brazil, SC Johnson today proudly joined the State of Ceará and the Federation of Industry of Ceará (FIEC) to celebrate the construction of the new Escola Johnson in Fortaleza, Brazil. Through an SC Johnson commitment of $250,000, Escola Johnson will install solar panels that cover 100% of the electrical design of the facility – making it a first-of-its kind sustainable school in the area.

Building Digital Literacy

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Digital literacy is key to future job growth and opportunity across the Asia-Pacific region. BNY Mellon supports a range of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs to prepare disadvantaged individuals in this diverse region for the modern workforce.  From India’s emerging economy to the developed economies of Hong Kong and Japan, BNY Mellon tailors programs to help people gain vital technology skills.

Discovery Education and Arconic Foundation Launch ‘Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge’

Nationwide challenge invites educators to design an in-school experience that inspires the next generation of manufacturing leaders
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Silver Spring, M.D., June 19, 2018 /3BL Media/– The accelerated advancement of technologies like 3-D printing, robotics and artificial intelligence welcomes a new realm of career possibilities in manufacturing for K-12 students. Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms and Arconic Foundation, the independently endowed philanthropic arm of Arconic, announced today the first-ever Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge.

Arrow Electronics Ignites Entrepreneurial Spirit in Denver Youth

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For the fifth year, Arrow Electronics was the presenting sponsor of Junior Achievement (JA) Business Week. JA Business Week, a week-long camp for high school students, allows teens to explore leadership concepts and build confidence alongside Denver’s business leaders. The unique project-based program focuses on practical applications and real-world problem solving.

How to Train Today’s Students to Be Tomorrow’s Tech Workforce

by Victoria Glazar, Verizon Corporate Social Responsibility
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At the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, people had no idea how machines would change their lives.  Today, as we’re poised at the precipice of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we can relate. The next generation of wireless technology, 5G — with the ability to transmit data at speeds 50 times faster than today — promises to bring seismic change. This technology will enable advances in virtual and augmented reality, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robotics and more, creating a future world as astounding to us as our present world would be to someone born 250 years ago.

A Growing Partnership Between Las Vegas Sands and Green Our Planet

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Last year, The Venetian, The Palazzo, and Sands Expo Las Vegas partnered with local non-profit conservation organization Green Our Planet to build six garden beds, equipped with drip irrigation lines, composter bins, and a garden shed, for a local elementary school. This May, the partnership expanded, and more than 600 Team Members came together to build an additional 12 gardens for various schools throughout Las Vegas.

Empowering Women One Course at a Time

by Karen Walker, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer
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Cisco has a long history of using technology to connect the world and change lives for the better. Our brand is all about the connections that make anything possible—and it continues to come to life in new and exciting ways.

Duke Energy Foundation Boosts South Carolina Students, Teachers and Workforce Through $660,000 in Grants

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  • 2018 education and workforce development grants to benefit 16 organizations
  • Funding will support innovative programs across Palmetto State
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  • 2018 education and workforce development grants to benefit 16 organizations
  • Funding will support innovative programs across Palmetto State

Looking Outside the Box We Can Solve the Cyber Security Workforce Gap

The Future of Cyber Security Has a Name – Part 3
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This year, Symantec Cyber Career Connection (Symantec C3) partner NPower announced their campaign “The Future of Tech Has a Name” to launch 15,000 digital careers by 2022 and be on track to serve 50,000.  Today we are excited to feature the final part of our three-part series, “The Future of Cyber Security Has a Name,” highlighting individual stories from our program that reflect a changing, diverse and qualified future pipeline of cyber security professionals. 

We have featured the story of alumnus Christopher Reynolds and Layla Gardner, and today we close our series by hearing from Symantec C3 partner NPower CEO Bertina Ceccarelli.

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This year, Symantec Cyber Career Connection (Symantec C3) partner NPower announced their campaign “The Future of Tech Has a Name” to launch 15,000 digital careers by 2022 and be on track to serve 50,000.  Today we are excited to feature the final part of our three-part series, “The Future of Cyber Security Has a Name,” highlighting individual stories from our program that reflect a changing, diverse and qualified future pipeline of cyber security professionals. 

We have featured the story of alumnus Christopher Reynolds and Layla Gardner, and today we close our series by hearing from Symantec C3 partner NPower CEO Bertina Ceccarelli.

The JetBlue Foundation Invests in Puerto Rico’s Future by Pledging Grants for Organizations That Power STEM Initiatives

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-- JetBlue Foundation Announces $100,000 in Grants in Celebration of JetBlue’s 16th Anniversary of Service to Puerto Rico --

-- Grant Recipient Inter American University of Puerto Rico to Offer Grant-Writing Workshops for Interested Organizations --

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-- JetBlue Foundation Announces $100,000 in Grants in Celebration of JetBlue’s 16th Anniversary of Service to Puerto Rico --

-- Grant Recipient Inter American University of Puerto Rico to Offer Grant-Writing Workshops for Interested Organizations --

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