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Christensen Fund Awards $200,000 Grant to AISES

Support Advances Racial Equity in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education and Careers
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today AISES announces the Christensen Fund has awarded a $200,000 general operating support grant to widen Indigenous access to, and participation in, the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workforce, and grow sector support.

Antioch University Receives $1 Million Gift to Create the Tom Wessels Environmental Scholarship

Scholarships to be Awarded to Historically Underrepresented and Most Academically Qualified Students
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February 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Antioch University is pleased to announce a $1 million gift from an anonymous donor to create an endowed student scholarship fund. Named after Environmental Studies Faculty Emeritus Tom Wessels, the Tom Wessels Environmental Scholarship will be awarded to historically underrepresented and the most academically qualified students who wish to pursue graduate and doctoral training in Environmental Studies at its New England campus in Keene, NH. 

Arizona State University Dining Taking Part in Climate-friendly Food Program

By Jorge Torres
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Arizona State University students returning to campus this semester will have more dining options to choose from, including options that are climate-friendly.

ASU is one of ten universities selected as part of a pilot program that introduces low carbon footprint meal options, known as a "Cool Food Meal." It's a partnership with the World Resources Institute, or WRI, and Aramark as well.

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Aramark Rolls Out Cool Food Meals On Residential Dining Menus, Identifies 350 Lower Carbon Footprint Dishes

The Cool Food Meals badge will be piloted at 10 U.S.-based universities, making it easier for students to make climate-friendly choices
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PHILADELPHIA, January 5, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the largest U.S.-based food service provider, is making it easier for students at 10 U.S.-based universities to make climate-friendly choices, by introducing Cool Food Meals on residential dining menus this semester.

Sodexo and Drake University Extend Partnership

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, announced the company’s 10-year extension with longtime partner, Drake University. In the summer of 2020, Sodexo will renovate Hubbell Dining Hall and bring a fully licensed, Sodexo-owned Starbucks to the Olmsted Student Center.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s NextGen Committee Awards $90,000 to Second Nature

Using the power of philanthropy to spark collective action for carbon neutrality in the university sector
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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $90,000 grant to Second Nature to provide the tools necessary to allow universities to collaborate and pool their financial investments, to increase the number of large-scale renewable energy projects in the national grid, and to achieve climate neutrality on more U.S. campuses.

New Study Offers Key Insights for Guiding Generation Z Talent From Campus to Corporate Life

Sodexo research identifies opportunities for campus administrators and talent acquisition professionals to collaborate in preparing an organizationally-loyal Gen Z workforce
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today the publication of a new white paper, Guiding Gen Z from Campus to Corporate Life: What College and University Administrators and Talent Recruiters Need to Know.

World Oceans Day at Aramark

Monitoring what goes in -- and what comes out of -- our oceans
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June 8, 2018 is World Oceans Day, a day to celebrate what the oceans mean to our planet and our health, and how we can continue to be good stewards from sea to shining sea. At Aramark, we support our oceans on two main fronts—by watching what goes into the water and what comes out of it.
 

How to Make Student Loan Payments Easier, More Affordable

Caps, gowns and student loans are a part of the college experience. While students can return the ceremonial clothing after graduation, they may carry the debt for years to come, but it doesn’t have to be expensive and overwhelming.
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Every spring, thousands of students don a cap and gown, accept their diplomas and walk into the next phase of their lives full of excitement. They’ve shed the weight of books, classes and papers, but they may still carry one thing – student loan debt.

Student loan debt impacts more than 40 million Americans[1] and totals approximately $1.4 trillion.

Examining the Value of Traditional Campus Services in an Increasingly Technology-Centric World

By: Jim Jenkins
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Technology has had a dramatic and undeniable impact on almost every facet of modern life, and higher education is no exception. From how lectures and course materials are delivered to the immense wealth of learning resources that are available from anywhere at any time, technology has enabled greater access to education than ever before.

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