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Disney Invests in Employees’ Futures with Unprecedented Education Program

Disney Aspire is the most comprehensive program of its kind, offering hourly employees a wide array of disciplines and diplomas—with tuition paid upfront.
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BURBANK, Calif, September 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In January of this year, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced an initial $50 million investment in a new and ongoing education initiative aimed specifically at The Walt Disney Company’s hourly workforce. “I have always believed that education is the key to opportunity,” he said. “It opens doors and creates new possibilities.”

Sodexo and Saint Louis University Partner to Enhance Culinary Experience on Campus

New contract to provide residential dining, retail and catering begins this month
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has been selected to provide residential dining, retail and catering to the 18,000 students, faculty and staff of Saint Louis University (SLU) through 2028.

Kimberly-Clark Awards $1.2 Million in Bright Futures College Scholarships

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DALLAS, May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Kimberly-Clark today announced its 2018 Bright Futures Scholarship Program has awarded $1.2 million in college scholarships to 60 children of Kimberly-Clark employees in 17 U.S. states. Recipients were chosen based on academic achievement, leadership, work experience and involvement in extracurricular activities.

Brain Food: How What You Eat Can Help You When Studying

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – If you are what you eat, then what should you eat (or not eat) to help you retain information when studying for final exams? Sodexo national dietitian Beth Winthrop, who helps the company’s college and university clients create healthy, well-balanced food options for students around the United States, has offered her tips for smart eating during finals season.

Farm to Table Event Spotlights Local Seattle-Area Farmers

Seattle Pacific University, Sodexo and Puget Sound Food Hub Farmers Cooperative give students a taste of new locally-sourced menu items
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SEATTLE, April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Earth Week 2018, Seattle Pacific University, the Puget Sound Food Hub and Sodexo, the university’s dining services partner, teamed up to launch its first-ever Farm to Table lunch event.  The event will give students a taste of new locally-sourced menu items and an opportunity to connect directly with Seattle-area farmers to learn first-hand about the menu’s ingredients.

Saving the Planet, One Dining Hall at a Time

Sodexo demonstrates the most innovative sustainable dining practices on college campuses
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GAITHERSBURG, M.d., April 13, 2018 – In honor of Earth Day, Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company, recognizes college campuses demonstrating innovative, sustainable dining practices. From hydroponic greenhouses to reusable container systems, here’s three Sodexo-operated campus dining programs reducing their carbon footprints through sustainable kitchens.

Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

NMSU and Sodexo Team up to Bolster Hospitality Services on Campus

Onsite Concierge, 24-Hour Call Center, Meeting and Conference Planning Assistance and More
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LAS CRUCES, N.M. and GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The quality of life for the New Mexico State University (NMSU) campus community just got better.

Embracing Chaos: Disruption as a Catalyst for Change

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Barry Telford is the CEO of Universities West for Sodexo North America and the President of Sodexo Canada. A strong advocate for the new performance frontier: Quality of Life, Mr. Telford believes that great performance is driven by strong, inclusive leadership based on family and community-centered values and a commitment to serve others.   Mr. Telford serves on the Board of the Sodexo Stop Hunger FoundationToronto’s Second Harvest and the Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business (CCAB).

Barry Telford, CEO, Universities West, Sodexo North America and President, Sodexo Canada
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Barry Telford is the CEO of Universities West for Sodexo North America and the President of Sodexo Canada. A strong advocate for the new performance frontier: Quality of Life, Mr. Telford believes that great performance is driven by strong, inclusive leadership based on family and community-centered values and a commitment to serve others.   Mr. Telford serves on the Board of the Sodexo Stop Hunger FoundationToronto’s Second Harvest and the Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business (CCAB).

Eight Sodexo-Operated College Dining Programs Named to Daily Meal’s Best Colleges for Food List

Liberty University #3 and Northwestern #5 on the List
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Daily Meal named eight Sodexo-operated dining programs to its list of Best Colleges for Food in 2017.  Liberty University premiered on the list at number three and was praised for sourcing locally-grown produce and humanely-raised meat.

Sodexo Unveils 2017-2018 President to President Thought-Leadership Series on the Challenges Faced in Higher Education

This year’s series offers perspectives from those paving the way for the next generation on campus with forward-thinking strategies aimed at challenging the future of traditional colleges and universities.
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