We welcomed 45 eager undergraduate students to our semi-annual Explore Northern Trust – An Event for the Next Gen in our Chicago headquarters office. This event allowed students to get an inside look into our culture and future campus recruiting opportunities where they heard from keynote speaker Dan Houlihan – Practice Executive, Global Fund Services and a recent graduate panel. Students also participated in professional development breakout sessions, networking with partners, and resume critiques.
Every year, about 13 percent of the nation’s 3.4 million teachers transfer to different schools or leave the profession altogether, according to the Alliance for Excellence in Education in collaboration with the New Teacher Center. It’s estimated that over 1 million teachers move in and out of schools annually, with 40 to 50 percent of teachers quitting within five years.
PHILADELPHIA, February 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Comcast Foundation and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney on Thursday honored two local students with the Gustave G. Amsterdam Leadership Award at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Mayoral Luncheon. Comcast Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer David L. Cohen presented Fakira Awawdeh and Widchard Faustin with individual $5,000 scholarship awards at the luncheon, held at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.
by Guest Blogger Alan C November, Senior Partner, November Learning
We are in the midst of a historic transition in education, in which we are providing more options and flexibility in creating learning cultures that significantly raise the expectations of what our students can accomplish. We now can effectively support students who traditionally have not succeeded. You have heard it before; learning can be available anywhere, securely on any device, in any format, and potentially connected to anybody 24×7.
Two-Hour Documentary Hosted and Executive Produced by Couric Is Available for Free to All Schools and Nonprofits That Will Host Inclusive Screenings and Conversations
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Every day all around the world, gender is making headlines, weaving its way into conversations big and small, in settings from government to households, from schools to places of employment.
Anne Wintroub is a Director of Social Innovation at AT&T
As part of AT&T’s Aspire initiative – which accelerates the learning revolution and connects it with the young people who need it most – we’ve invested more than $350 million to help ensure all students have access to the skills they need to succeed in school and beyond. We know that in order to truly accomplish this mission, we must look to those “on the ground: ”the teachers and inventors who are creating solutions for our students using the power of technology.
Collaborating with nEbO, the junior membership arm of the Labour Movement (NTUC), on Headstart, a signature project that prepares secondary school students to be more work-ready, Marina Bay Sands organized a visit in November for 54 students from Springfield Secondary School. nEbO is also a lifestyle club that actively reaches out to youth ages 12 to 25 by socially engaging them to create a vibrant community. The organization empowers youth to be “work-ready, world-ready and life-ready.”
The Global Rivers Environmental Education Network is a partnership between General Motors, the nonprofit Earth Force, and local schools and conservation groups in GM communities designed to introduce youth to environmental science and careers in STEM. In 2016, GM employees from 51 facilities worked with over 15,000 students to retrieve, test and analyze water samples, and channel findings into a sustainable action plan addressing water quality in the community while helping youth better understand their impact on the environment.
The transition from high school to college, for many, is both a daunting and exciting journey. As parents, we view this opportunity as a means to a beginning – encouraging our children to discover self-sufficiency without expecting them to be fully independent. Surprisingly, 2016 statistics show a steady increase in mental illness among college students, a derivative of this newfound independence and the pressure that comes with it. Knowing the signs and following the advice outlined by professionals in the field sets the foundation for beating mental illness among college students.
VW eLabs will offer state of the art equipment and a guided learning experience, Program administered by Public Education Foundation
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.,January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations (Volkswagen Chattanooga) and the State of Tennessee announced the establishment of a $1 million program that will allow Hamilton County middle and high schools to apply for funds to create a science lab in their school.