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Earth Week Guest Post: Reflections for New Business Leaders: Opportunity and Responsibility

By Kristine Shantz
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Kristine Schantz, a 2016 graduate of the University of Michigan’s Erb Institute, reflects on the essential impact her classmates will need to make as they reenter the workforce to ensure a sustainable future for their businesses and our planet. 

Beyond the Books: Creating a Campus Community

By: Barry Telford
Blog

For students, the college experience is a pivotal time of growth. Not only are these individuals learning new concepts and theories through their studies, many are also taking that first initial jump from childhood to adulthood as they navigate life with an increased sense of independence. Whether these students live on campus or commute from home, their experience at college shapes their first impression of life beyond the books. Because of this, providing the foundation for a robust campus community not only enhances the student experience but improves students’ quality of life. 

Boston Celtics Center Amir Johnson Participated in JetBlue Rookie Flight Crew with Students at Boston Logan International Airport

Event featured students receiving behind the scenes tour and showing off their model airplanes to JetBlue crewmembers and Celtics VIP’s
Press Release

Boston, MA, March 30 , 2017 /3BL Media/ – As part of the Boston Celtics partnership with JetBlue, Celtics Center Amir Johnson, mascot “Lucky” the Leprechaun the Celtics Dancers, and JetBlue Partnership Spokesperson Ronda McLeod were on hand at JetBlue’s Hangar and Terminal at  Boston Logan International Airport to give students from Winthrop Middle School a behind the scenes tour of JetBlue’s operations.

VIDEOS: 2017 Inventor’s Challenge Award Winners

Nikola Tesla Prize and Leonardo Da Vinci Prize
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For the past several months, AT&T has been collaborating with Imagination Foundation on our second-annual Inventor’s Challenge – bringing together young people from around the world to create innovative, imaginative and often totally viable solutions that solve problems in their schools and communities. Imagination Foundation and the AT&T Intellectual Property team of judges had the very challenging job of picking winners (one for each age category) from the thousands of applicants.

VIDEOS: Inventor’s Challenge Award Winners of 2017

Thomas Edison Prize and Alexander Graham Bell Prize
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For the past several months, AT&T has been collaborating with Imagination Foundation on our second-annual Inventor’s Challenge – bringing together young people from around the world to create innovative, imaginative and often totally viable solutions that solve problems in their schools and communities. Imagination Foundation and the AT&T Intellectual Property team of judges had the very challenging job of picking winners (one for each age category) from the thousands of applicants.

Scotiabank Supports Student Success with $400,000 Gift

Press Release

A $400,000 donation from Scotiabank will benefit NAIT students and help the polytechnic continue to grow to meet the needs of Alberta. Announced today, the gift will be used to fund campus expansion, student scholarships and the NAIT International Student Centre.

More specifically, the $400,000 donation has been earmarked for the following areas:

How the University Environment Affects a Changing Demographic

By: Rohini Anand
Blog

College students’ social encounters on campus shape their college experience. Therefore, it is imperative that campuses foster inclusive environments where all students feel valued, respected and celebrated. This in mind, the need for a sense of belonging is more pressing than ever. Our society’s tendency to display racial intolerance, cultural disengagement and lack of understanding across differences calls for more culturally aware campuses.

Northern Trust Corporation Welcomed 45 Eager Undergraduate Students to Semi-Annual Explore Northern Trust

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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.

QoL Solutions Can Help Retain Teachers

By: Richard Hill
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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.

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