Verizon Hosting App Challenge for Students


NAMPA — The Verizon Foundation, with the Technology Student Association, will launch the second annual Innovative App Challenge, a release stated.

The mobile app design competition aims to engage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. Verizon hopes students will create concepts that solve real world issues in their communities and schools.

Verizon Foundation Launches App Challenge for Middle and High School Students


The Verizon Foundation, in partnership with the Technology Student Association, has opened the 2013-2014 Innovative App Challenge, giving middle and high school students across the country a chance to develop a concept for a mobile app and bring it to market.

App Challenge Open to Secondary Students


The Verizon Innovative App Challenge increases students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math, while exposing them to the creative thinking and skills used in STEM-related careers. The App Challenge offers a project-based learning experience that fosters teamwork among students. The challenge is sponsored by the Verizon Foundation in partnership with the Technology Student Association, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, and Samsung Telecommunications America.

Elsevier Announces the Winners of the Third Annual ‘Superheroes of Nursing’ Contest at the ANCC National Magnet Conference

National contest recognizes outstanding nursing professionals in five categories
Press Release

Philadelphia, PA, October 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the winners of the second annual Mosby’s Suite “Superheroes of Nursing” contest. The contest was designed to identify the real-life superheroes of the nursing profession. The winners will be publicly recognized at the ANCC National Magnet Conference in Orlando, Fla., October 2-4.

The winners include:

LG Electronics, PTO Today Celebrate Earth Week By Engaging Youth, Launching Energy-Saving Campaign

Team ENERGY STAR® invites young people to share their ‘EPIC’ energy-saving stories for chance to win exciting prizes
Press Release

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - This Earth Week, LG Electronics USA and PTO Today – an organization serving parent-teacher organizations from schools across the country – have teamed up with Team ENERGY STAR to educate American youth and families about saving energy at home.

LG Taps Local NJ Students’ Creativity To Help Create New LG Science & Environmental Learning Center

‘Discover Your Green World’ Poster Contest Encourages K-8 Students to Contribute Exhibit Ideas for Science Center at New LG HQ
Press Release

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A new poster contest* sponsored by LG Electronics USA invites local students to create exhibits for the LG Science & Environmental Learning Center, a key element of the company’s future North American headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 

Kindergarten through eighth grade students in Englewood Cliffs, Englewood, Tenafly and Fort Lee schools are encouraged to participate for a chance to win cool LG prizes and to have their exhibit ideas considered by a panel of expert judges for the new LG science center.

Tully's Coffee® Kicks Off Third Year of Gathering Grounds™ Philanthropic Program

Press Release

WATERBURY, Vt., April 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR) announced the third year of Tully’s Coffee® Gathering Grounds™ – an initiative committed to bringing people together through community gathering spaces.  This year’s program will include community revitalization projects in the San Diego area and Waterbury, Vt., and a national Facebook art contest running now through May 3, 2013. 

Last Call for the Research4Life Library Contest

Applications can be submitted until April 26th.

The Research4Life partnership announced today a case study competition to recognize the role of librarians and library staff in building the research capacities of scientists, doctors and policymakers and helping to boost research output within their institutions.


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