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A Glass Half Full

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Do you see a glass half empty or a glass half full? Learn how Enactus students see opportunity and take action to change the world.

Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world. To learn more visit http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/.

A Glass Half Full

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Do you see a glass half empty or a glass half full? Learn how Enactus students see opportunity and take action to change the world.

Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world. To learn more visit http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/.

Where Do You See Opportunity?

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At the heart of entrepreneurship is the ability to see opportunity where it might not be immediately obvious. Whether it’s harnessing the sun’s energy to produce clean drinking water or transforming discarded shipping containers into housing solutions for the homeless, Enactus students demonstrate that entrepreneurial action can be a powerful catalyst for enabling greater human progress.

New Survey Reveals Gender Gap Among Teens Planning To Attend College

Junior Achievement USA® and The Allstate Foundation survey also indicates more girls are considering different options for higher education due to the rising cost of education
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Colorado Springs, Colo., April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation’s 2014 Teens & Personal Finance Survey reveals a gender gap among teenagers’ views and habits on college plans and future earning power.

Citi Earns 2014 Community Reinvestment Award for Innovative College Savings Program

Citi Community Development honored for its role in Texas pilot program that enables custodial parents to convert child support payments into college savings accounts
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New York, April 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Citi has received a 2014 Community Reinvestment Award from regulators at the National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference in Chicago for excellence in cross-sector community development collaboration. The award recognizes the leadership role played by Citi Community Development in the “Child Support for College” program, a first-in-the-nation pilot program in Texas that allows custodial parents to convert child support payments into college savings accounts that pay for their child’s future education.

Avista Entrepreneurship Program Supports "Start-up Weekend"

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Avista, an energy provider in the Pacific Northwest, that is involved in improving the quality of life in the region through innovation, education and investment in job creation. The Avista Center for Entrepreneurship at four regional colleges and a specialty high school offers programs, mentoring and financial assistance to those who have the vision of owning their own business.

Outdoor Nation Launches the First-Ever Campus Challenge – Engaging College Students in a Major Campaign to Increase Outdoor Participation

The initiative is fueled by The North Face and will invest in the best ideas driven by colleges and universities that activate a new generation of outdoor champions.
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March 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Outdoor Nation, the signature program of the Outdoor Foundation, in partnership with The North Face, is launching the first-ever Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge -- working with colleges and universities across America to get more young people outside and active.  For the next month, Outdoor Nation and The North Face are on the search for the top schools with the best ideas of how to inspire students to recreate outdoors.

Best and Brightest Students Prepare to Compete as Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Top students from 48 of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities will gather in Los Angeles area to test their academic prowess
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Best and Brightest Students Prepare to Compete as Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

 

Top students from 48 of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities will gather in Los Angeles area to test their academic prowess

 

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Best and Brightest Students Prepare to Compete as Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

 

Top students from 48 of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities will gather in Los Angeles area to test their academic prowess

 

Success Measured by the Power of Students and Mentors Coming Together

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By Cinthya Allen, Area Manager, AT&T Global Project Management

For students, the last year of high school can be filled with anxiety and questions. Do I move away or stay close to my parents? Do I apply for college? What if I don’t get in? What should be my major?

Without a doubt, it can be a very stressful time for both parents and students. And while students may have a basic understanding of the current job market and professions out there, nothing compares to real-life experiences and mentorships.

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Recognizes Darden Restaurants' Commitment to Education and Professional Development

With $250,000 Philanthropic Gift, Darden Offers More than 75 Students and Educators Opportunities to Pursue Rewarding Careers through Scholarships
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today it received a $250,000 donation from Darden Restaurants and its charitable arm, the Darden Foundation. The donation includes $100,000 in scholarships for students enrolled in the NRAEF’s ProStart program, a nationwide, two-year high school program that unites the classroom and industry to develop the best and brightest talent into tomorrow’s restaurant and foodservice leaders.

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