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Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School (BUGS) Celebrates Official Opening of Hydroponic Classroom

Brooklyn school dedicates space for project-based sustainability science education
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BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - On April 27, Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School (BUGS) celebrated the official opening of its hydroponic farm-classroom. Representatives from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club and NY Sun Works joined school staff and students for the ribbon-cutting, classroom tour, and sampling of produce grown in the hydroponic classroom. The BUGS state-of-the-art hydroponic classroom engages 6-8th graders in hands-on, project-based sustainability science education.

A Nonprofit's Persistence Pays Off

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After receiving tough yet constructive advice from the winning Morgan Stanley U.S. Strategy Challenge team in 2019, The Family Center, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit, turned short-term disappointment into a financially viable, winning plan to expand its healthcare offerings.

“I Really Felt Like I Had a Duty to Come Back.”

Chief Medical Officer at Johnson & Johnson recently returned to a Brooklyn ER to work on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.
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“I really felt like I had a duty to come back.”— Dr. Ed Kuffner, Chief Medical Officer, Consumer Health, Johnson & Johnson, who recently returned to the emergency room at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, New York to work on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Kuffner’s inspiring act was made possible as part of the J&J COVID-19 Medical Personnel Leave Policy, which allows employees to donate their time and expertise on the frontlines.

Our Money Stories: From Brooklyn to Asia with Love

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by Danielle Burns, Head of Business Development at CNote 

After college, I started to work in a meaningful career and my passion began to shift towards creating an environment for myself that I could be proud of and fully support. I started to think more holistically about money. How would it contribute not only to my life but to the lives of others around me? I wanted my money to support both the tangible and intangible needs and desires. I also knew that I didn’t want to be defined by money whether in the red or black.

VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: Beginning with Children Mentoring Program

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The Beginning with Children Mentoring programme is designed to support the personal, social, academic and career growth of high school students. Mentoring relationships with Barclays volunteers have been successfully established, dedicated to helping students achieve their full potential. The programme, now in its ninth year, has helped over 75 students from Brooklyn to graduate from high school and enroll into college, 85% of whom are from low-income families.

Qualcomm Announced as NYC ePrix Title Partner

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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. - the Official Founding & Technology Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship - has been announced as the race title partner for round 9 and 10 of the 2016/17 season, acquiring the naming rights for the inaugural 2017 Qualcomm New York City ePrix. 

Municipal Credit Union Brings Technology Upgrades To High School Students In The Flatlands

Funding Provides iPads, Benefitting More Than 300 Students And Teachers
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BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Thanks to a unique partnership with Generation Schools Network and CBS EcoMedia’s EducationAd program, Municipal Credit Union (MCU) is providing high school students at Brooklyn Generation School with important technology upgrades that will better prepare them for STEAM-focused fields, and enhance their educational experiences by bringing technology into classrooms.  

Inaugural “Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg” Speaker Series Welcomes Y Combinator

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

“Tech entrepreneurship is close to my heart,” said Michael R. Bloomberg as we welcomed more than 150 members of the NYC technology community for the inaugural Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg speaker series.

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