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Reach Program helps Team Members Achieve Educational Goals

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More than 600 KFC US team members are a step closer to obtaining a college degree thanks to the Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation's REACH Educational Grant Program.

Earlier this month, the Foundation awarded $2,000 grants to 609 employees. Some are the first in their families to attend college and others are going back to finish a degree they started years ago.

An Opportunity for Inspiration

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We often lose sight of how fortunate we are, and the stories and struggles of others can offer us perspective and humility. As a summer intern in GSK’s communications department, I was given the chance to work on the GSK Opportunity Scholarship program. This college scholarship is awarded each year to students who have overcome great adversities and are changing their lives through education.

Walden University Announces Nurses of the Year Scholarships

More than $300,000 in scholarships to be awarded to nurses making a difference
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Minneapolis, MN, May  8, 2014 /3BL Media/ — In recognition of National Nurses Week, Walden University  is offering 12 nursing scholarships totaling more than $300,000 to help nurses around the world make a greater impact in their organizations and their field.

Best and Brightest Students Prepare to Compete as Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Top students from 48 of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities will gather in Los Angeles area to test their academic prowess
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Best and Brightest Students Prepare to Compete as Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

 

Top students from 48 of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities will gather in Los Angeles area to test their academic prowess

 

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Best and Brightest Students Prepare to Compete as Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

 

Top students from 48 of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities will gather in Los Angeles area to test their academic prowess

 

#DardenDigest: Mock Interviews that Help and Inspire

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The Southern California regional branch of College Summit hosted its second annual mock interview event, a two day experience for more than 100 high school seniors to show off what they had learned from their College Summit curriculum and to develop the skills they would one day need to enter the workforce. Sitting at a table across from these students, I felt so proud and excited for them for all that would be possible after they graduate. I hope that I helped and gave them some extra motivation to conquer anything that was ahead.

JPMorgan Chase Announces $1 Million Investment in Higher Education Programs for U.S. Military Veterans

JPM Executive Maureen Casey Testifies Before House Committee on Veterans Affairs Today
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New York, January 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) announced today it will invest $1 million to fund higher education programs for U.S. military veterans including grants to Florida State College at Jacksonville, University of South Florida, The University of Texas at Arlington and San Diego State University.  

The New School's Center for New York City Affairs and Capital One Bank update "FAFSA: The How-to-Guide for High School Students and the Adults Who Help Them"

Updates include a Spanish-language version and new information on accurately and efficiently accessing $236 billion available in federal student aid by taking the fear out of the application process
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January 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - To address the overwhelming student debt crisis and provide access to the more than $236 billion in financial aid available to help students and their families pay for college, the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School and Capital One Bank have released an updated version of "FAFSA: The How-To Guide for High School Students and the Adults Who Help Them."

KU Part of New Project Using Mobile Technology in K-12 Science and Math Classrooms

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By Ben Unglesbee

December 5, 2013

Kansas University has joined a pilot project that uses mobile technology to help teach math and science in K-12 classrooms.

The UKan Teach program, which trains KU students majoring in math, science and technology-related fields to become math and science teachers, has received more than 35 tablet computers equipped with mobile wireless access through a grant from the Verizon Foundation, a philanthropic arm of the mobile giant Verizon Communications.

Universities Tap Mobile for Math, Science Teacher Training

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By Kari Jensen

December 2, 2013
 

The University of Texas at Austin and three other universities are training new math and science teachers to use mobile in what is claimed to be a first-of-its kind national program.

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