Gilead Sciences: How One School Has Transformed Education for First-Generation Students

Gilead Sciences – Nohely Peraza took a bus from her East Palo Alto house to a school in another city when she was in elementary school. The local commute program aimed to address the lack of diversity in schools in high-income regions while also creating educational opportunities in low-income districts. It felt like a separate […]

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Henkel’s 2023 Scholarship Recipients

Henkel’s 2023 Scholarship Recipients – Henkel believes that education is the key to unlocking opportunity, and that supporting such efforts is part of fulfilling our mission of being pioneers for the benefit of future generations. For 42 years, the Henkel Scholarship Program has assisted hundreds of children of Henkel employees in pursuing their professional goals. […]

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Toronto Middle School Students Win goIT STEM Competition With Proposed App Promoting Responsible Energy Use

Toronto Middle School Students – Four Toronto students carefully evaluated the complex challenge presented by the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 and determined that they did not need to be powerless to help assure the provision of clean energy for everybody. Middle school students Aparajita, Cadence, Devangi, and Katrina devised a proposal […]

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Girls Who Code Alumni Participate in US Bank Summer Internship Program

Three women brought skills they gained via Girls Who Code, which gives coding training and exposure to thousands of girls each year, to the US Bank summer internship program this year.  Kelsey Kim originally participated in a Girls Who Code (GWC) summer immersion program near her Atlanta home when she was in high school. Kim […]

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Aristocrat Gaming Supports AISES Mission to Increase Indigenous Peoples Representation in STEM

Aristocrat Gaming has made a $500,000 donation to AISES, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to significantly increasing the representation of Indigenous peoples in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) studies and careers. The funds, which were announced at the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Conference and Tradeshow, will support many AISES projects, including the newly established […]

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Action for Healthy Kids Awards Nearly $30 Million to Boost School Nutrition in 264 Small & Rural Communities Through Cooperative Agreement With USDA

As part of a cooperative agreement to develop and implement the United States Department of Agriculture’s Healthy Meals Incentives Initiative, Action for Healthy Kids announced today that it will award nearly $30 million in subgrants to 264 school districts in 44 states and the District of Columbia, reaching students in some of our nation’s most […]

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2023 ICCC Canadian Cohorts: Free Training, Education, and Mentorship for Canadian Small Businesses

2023 ICCC Canadian Cohorts – With the support of Yum! Brands, the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) invites small business owners from across Canada to apply for the 2023 Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) program, a tuition-free, 40-hour “mini-MBA” program that combines executive education, webinars, and coaching delivered by top-ranking university professors and […]

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Hormel Foods Announces Free College Tuition for Team Members

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) has a long history of investing in education for its employees, their families, and the communities in which it operates. The Fortune 500 global branded food firm announced today a new possibility for qualifying team members in the United States to acquire a degree or finish non-degree programs for free.  […]

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Entergy Arkansas Pledges $100,000 for College Savings Accounts Program

Entergy Arkansas is launching “Kids to College,” a my529 child savings account program designed to assist families in planning and saving for their children’s higher education, with a match of up to $100,000 for qualified consumers.  According to research, opening a college savings account boosts students’ chances of attending college, regardless of contribution amount or […]

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Bradley University Transforms Student Learning With T‑Mobile 5G Advanced Network Solutions

What’s new: Bradley University will be the nation’s first university to use T-Mobile 5G Advanced Network Solutions (ANS) to improve digital equity for students, advance student success outcomes, increase operational efficiencies, and augment creative learning experiences.  Why it matters: Giving kids access to cutting-edge technologies is critical for educating today’s students for the workforce and […]

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