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International Paper donation to Reading Is Fundamental provides additional support beyond the company’s Books for Ownership program commitment
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper (NYSE: IP), the world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has made a $20,000 donation to Reading Is Fundamental to support national literacy efforts. The donation is above and beyond the company’s recurring $500,000 annual commitment to support the organization’s Books for Ownership program, which distributes free books and reading resources in International Paper communities.

FedEx Talks Tech With Robot Innovations

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FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) inspires young people to participate in science and technology to motivate career interest in STEM fields. Each year, FIRST gathers over half a million students around the world for thousands of robotics competitions that culminate at two global championship events. Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic, FIRST’s 2020 and 2021 seasons were cancelled. However, in 2019, more than 574,000 students participated on over 67,000 FIRST teams.

Cartoon Networking

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Children are our future – and it’s never too early to start teaching them about the conservation and importance of protecting our environment. 

But capturing their interest can be challenging when they’re young. So, CLP Power is using animation as a smart way for teachers and parents to get the message across.

By combining moving images, simple text, sound effects and engaging storylines, cartoons take young children away into a world of entertainment and learning... 

S&P Global Hosts ESG-focused Hackathon With Claremont Colleges Consortium

Students Leveraged S&P Global's Collaboration with Snowflake to Access Key Datasets Available From the S&P Global Marketplace
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NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) has concluded the first-ever Claremont FinTech Hackathon, a national competition open to students at the California-based Claremont Colleges Consortium. The winning team will have the opportunity to develop their project with a team from S&P Global.

S&P Global Hosts ESG-focused Hackathon With Claremont Colleges Consortium

Students Leveraged S&P Global's Collaboration with Snowflake to Access Key Datasets Available From the S&P Global Marketplace
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NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) has concluded the first-ever Claremont FinTech Hackathon, a national competition open to students at the California-based Claremont Colleges Consortium. The winning team will have the opportunity to develop their project with a team from S&P Global.

Cisco Networking Academy Benefits From Cisco Webex

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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, teachers quickly reached out to students online. Cisco Webex is the solution for Cisco Networking Academy. Lessons continue through a new way of communicating, helping teachers reach students, so learning never stops.

Leveraging Our Employees as STEM Ambassadors in Our Communities

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Leveraging our employees as STEM ambassadors in our communities.

Our employees are our greatest STEM ambassadors. They are passionate about STEM and embrace opportunities to inspire students toward a future in STEM fields. We engage our people in this effort by offering a variety of STEM-related volunteering opportunities around the globe.

Wall-to-Wall Entertainment

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The CLP E-Playground is a fun and inspiring education platform for young people and members of the public to learn about energy, engineering, and environmental conservation. One of its most prominent installations among a number of interactive games and facilities is the Feature Wall.

Boeing Commits $50 Million to Innovation Campus to Become First Foundational Partner

Transformative investment will help diversify the technology industry and bolster the Washington, D.C., region as a global innovation hub
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Boeing has been named as the first foundational partner of the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus in Alexandria, Virginia.

A $50 million, multiyear commitment from the company will help jump-start Virginia Tech’s effort to create the most diverse graduate technology campus in the United States. Boeing’s commitment will provide student scholarships, foster the recruitment of world-class faculty and researchers, and fund STEM pathway programs for underserved K-12 students looking to pursue a college degree and enter high-tech career sectors.

From Teacher to CEO: How CommonLit's Founder Is Using Technology to Impact Millions of Teachers and Students

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CommonLit is an award-winning education technology nonprofit dedicated to closing persistent opportunity gaps in literacy education. The nonprofit is best-known for operating a free online reading program utilized by tens of thousands of low-income schools. The real magic of the program is that it combines technology, high-interest materials, and research in a way that has not been done before.

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