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Arrow Electronics Helps Disabled Driver Sam Schmidt Return to Competitive Racing

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Disabled IndyCar race car driver Sam Schmidt has returned to auto racing with the help of Arrow Electronics, besting more than a dozen able-bodied drivers in a recent two-day competition. Schmidt hadn’t raced competitively since crashing during a 200-mph practice lap 20 years ago, an accident that left him paralyzed from the shoulders down.

He returned to competitive racing in Arrow’s newest Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM), a 2020 Chevrolet Corvette modified with electronic head and voice controls. 

Arrow Electronics Sponsors 2020 Colorado Women in Technology Conference

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., October 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics sponsored the Colorado Technology Association’s Women in Technology Conference, a long-running forum for women to discuss the opportunities and challenges of being a woman in the technology industry. Because of social distancing requirements, this year’s conference was held online, featuring virtual networking opportunities, professional development workshops, keynote speakers and general sessions. 

Arrow Electronics Awards Succeeds Prize for Excellence In Technology Enabled Learning to Denver High School

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., September 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics presented The Succeeds Prize for Excellence in Technology Enabled Technology Learning to The CUBE High School in Denver in a virtual ceremony Sept. 12. The charter school, part of the Denver Public Schools district, was recognized for its efforts to develop agile learners and prepare students to thrive in an ever-changing world. 

Arrow Electronics Sponsors Junior Achievement Initiative for K-12 Students in Economically Disadvantaged Communities

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics is supporting a Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) initiative that will deliver increased programming to K-12 students in economically disadvantaged communities in Denver. The effort is designed to promote equitable access to critical finance, career and entrepreneurial education.

Racecar Driver Sam Schmidt Tests New Arrow SAM Car

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., September 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics debuted the newest version of its Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM) at a private racetrack in Indiana, where racecar driver Sam Schmidt took several high-speed laps in the modified 2020 Chevrolet Corvette. 

Arrow Electronics Employees Build Food Kits for Colorado Students in Need

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., August 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics employees participated in their first virtual charity activity since the outbreak of the coronavirus, building food kits that will be distributed to Colorado students who rely on school meals to help fill nutrition needs during the summer. 

Anti-Bullying App Captures 2020 Arrow Innovation in Electronics Award

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics honored eighth-grader Aryan Mangal with its 2020 Innovation in Electronics Award at the fifth annual Invention Convention U.S. Nationals. Held virtually, the competition showcased nearly 500 K-12 inventors and entrepreneurs from around the country.

Arrow CSR 2019 in Review: Impact by The Numbers

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., October 19, 2020 / 3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics believes that technology can improve the quality of life. The company collaborates with innovators to develop technology that becomes part of the humanitarian solution.

Arrow’s CSR Impact by the Numbers:

Arrow Highlights Contributions of Female Engineers on International Women in Engineering Day

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International Women in Engineering Day annually celebrates the valuable contribution of women in the engineering field. At Arrow, we encourage more young women to pursue important engineering roles as technology is integrated into all aspects of our lives and work. To mark the day, here are three engineers at Arrow whose work demonstrates how engineering makes the benefits of technology accessible to as many people as possible.

Victoria Bohannon-Pea

Colorado School District Deploys Mobile Technology Hub to Deliver STEM Curriculum During School Closures

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Last fall, St. Vrain Valley Schools  in northern Colorado unveiled its Future-Ready Innovation Lab – a custom-designed 45-foot long motorcoach filled with experiential learning opportunities, including virtual reality, robotics and aeronautics activities. The mobile lab was designed to extend learning beyond the classroom and provide both community members and students the opportunity to experiment with new technology.

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