November 25, 2015 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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Globe Pushes for Responsible Use of Mobile Devices to Drive ICT-based Education

Published: Nov 17, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

MANILA, Phillipines, Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - Globe Telecom is advocating responsible use of mobile devices in school campuses for the country's learning institutions to effectively leverage advancement in information and communications technology. "Internet is a valuable source of information and an important additional...

Schwarzman Scholars Appoints Associate Dean of Student Life

Published: Nov 13, 2015 – 10:36 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /CSRwire/ - Schwarzman Scholars today announces the appointment of Albert Chau as Associate Dean of Student Life for Schwarzman Scholars at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Chau is currently the Dean of Student Affairs and the Director of General Education...

AT&T Launches Competition to Fund Programs for Underserved High School Students

Published: Nov 12, 2015 – 09:15 AM EST

DALLAS, Nov. 12 /CSRwire/ - ATT will award up to $10 million to selected organizations that focus on supporting high school students in their quest to graduate. The ATT Aspire Connect to Success Competition, part of the company's signature education initiative, invites organizations...

Blackstone Charitable Foundation Announces Largest Expansion of Successful Campus Entrepreneurship Program “Blackstone LaunchPad” to Five Universities Across New York State

Published: Oct 23, 2015 – 09:36 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 /CSRwire/ - The Blackstone Charitable Foundation today announced the largest expansion of its campus entrepreneurship program, Blackstone LaunchPad, to five universities across the state of New York. New York becomes the eighth Blackstone LaunchPad region, following Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania,...

Schwarzman Scholars Attracts Three Thousand Applications for First Year

Published: Oct 13, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

BEIJING AND NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - Schwarzman Scholars, the fully funded one-year Master's degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, today announced that it received more than 3,000 applications from 135 countries for its first class. These candidates are competing for...

Schwarzman Scholars Names Debby Goldberg Director of Development

Published: Sep 28, 2015 – 10:18 AM EST

NEW YORK, NY, Sep. 28 /CSRwire/ - Schwarzman Scholars today announced that Debby Goldberg will serve as the Director of Development at Schwarzman Scholars, a highly selective international scholarship program based at Tsinghua University in Beijing. In this position, Ms. Goldberg will lead...

Back to the Roots® & Sodexo, Partner to Undo Food™ in Thousands of Schools Nationwide, Bringing Gardens into the Classroom

Published: Sep 25, 2015 – 02:48 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - Today, Back to the Roots, a Bay Area food start-up and one of Forbes' 25 Most Innovative Consumer Brands, and Sodexo, a Global Fortune 500 leader in facilities management and foodservice operations, announced a partnership to expand...

Tennis Star Sloane Stephens Joins Time Warner Cable to Engage Young People in Math and Science

Published: Sep 02, 2015 – 01:30 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sep. 02 /CSRwire/ - Just in time for the most highly-anticipated tennis event of the season - the 2015 US OPEN - Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) today announced professional tennis player Sloane Stephens will star in the company's new...

Young Students Share Where They See Themselves in 20 Years, BJ’s & General Mills Respond

Published: Sep 02, 2015 – 12:15 PM EST

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Sep. 02 /CSRwire/ - BJ's Wholesale Club teamed up with General Mills in honor of the 20th anniversary of its Adopt-A-School program by awarding $10,000 grants to five public elementary schools as well as $2,500 grants to four additional schools. The...

Fourth Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge Seeks Problem Solving Ideas From Students Nationwide

Published: Aug 14, 2015 – 02:05 PM EST

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 14 /CSRwire/ - The Verizon Innovative App Challenge - the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life - is back! In its fourth year, the App Challenge...



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