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Empowering Educators to Transform Into Trauma-Informed Schools

Author: Stephanie A. Powell, a School Library Media Specialist at Green Level High School in the Wake County Public School System of North Carolina
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Today’s educators have one of the hardest jobs in the world. On any given day, they are asked to serve not only as teachers, but as coaches, artists, translators, and a host of other roles, as well.

Looking Ahead at the Dow Leadership Academy

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The Dow Leadership Academy supports under-represented high school students through mentorship and training in communication, social skills, leadership, and financial literacy, as well as STEM career exploration. This program will be expanding in 2021.

JetBlue Adds Peirce College to its JetBlue Scholars Employer-Sponsored College Degree Program

JetBlue furthers its commitment to invest in crewmembers’ development and expand career mobility, access and retention
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NEW YORK, April 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) recently announced the latest update to its JetBlue Scholars employer-sponsored college degree program – a new partnership with Peirce College for crewmembers pursuing undergraduate degrees. Peirce College will begin admitting JetBlue Scholars candidates in June. Aligned with JetBlue’s mission of inspiring humanity, the innovative model for the JetBlue Scholars program includes greater access and a lower-cost path to higher education.

T‑Mobile and Western Governors University Work to Keep College Students Connected

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What’s the news: The Un-carrier takes another step forward to help equalize access to higher education through a partnership with the nation’s largest nonprofit online university, Western Governors University (WGU) to help students in need gain online access through a unique scholarship program.

Why it matters: College and university students depend on reliable internet connectivity to complete their studies, however many communities — both urban and rural — lack affordable internet options. T-Mobile is working hand in hand with WGU to provide resources aimed at ensuring greater access and equity for higher education students, so that every student has a path to opportunity.

Who it’s for: Higher education students and everyone who is rooting and working for an equitable future.

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What’s the news: The Un-carrier takes another step forward to help equalize access to higher education through a partnership with the nation’s largest nonprofit online university, Western Governors University (WGU) to help students in need gain online access through a unique scholarship program.

Why it matters: College and university students depend on reliable internet connectivity to complete their studies, however many communities — both urban and rural — lack affordable internet options. T-Mobile is working hand in hand with WGU to provide resources aimed at ensuring greater access and equity for higher education students, so that every student has a path to opportunity.

Who it’s for: Higher education students and everyone who is rooting and working for an equitable future.

The InspirED Global Fellowship Continues to Aim High

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Often, improving our home communities means focusing primarily on the individual regions in which those efforts were developed, but with the InspirED Global Fellowship, developed with Nevada Succeeds, we leveraged a unique opportunity to unite our business regions in the United States and Asia, to learn from Singapore’s world-renowned education system to develop innovations for schools in the State of Nevada.

Retool Your School: Meet the 2021 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Grant Winners

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For the 12th year of Retool Your School, The Home Depot is doubling its commitment to $1 million and tripling its impact. This year, 30 campus improvement projects will be funded at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) – the most projects to be completed in one year through the program. Tougaloo College, one of the top performers this season, took first place in Cluster 3 and earned the Campaign of the Year award, winning a total of $120,000 from Retool Your School.  

CLP Safeguards People’s Health and Wellbeing Amid COVID-19 Threat

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In its latest Sustainability Report, the CLP Group highlighted its efforts in keeping the workforce safe and well, while remaining focused on supporting the development of employees in a world disrupted by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

College Board and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises Help Students Reach Their College Dreams

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The College Board and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced last week on Telemundo’s Hoy Día the scholarship recipients of the College Board and Telemundo Academy Triunfadores campaign that guides Spanish-speaking families through the college planning process.

National Diversity Council Receives $500,000 Grant from USAA For New Career and Professional Programs

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HOUSTON, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council has been awarded a $500,000 grant from USAA to increase access to internship opportunities for students of color and to create an executive diversity certification program to train senior leaders in organizations nationwide.

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