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CITGO Fuels a Love of Reading in Partnership with Bess the Book Bus for 2016 Multi-City Tour

Published: May 18, 2016 – 09:30 AM EST

HOUSTON, Texas, May 18 /CSRwire/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation is proudly continuing its partnership with Bess the Book Bus as the mobile literacy program embarks on another annual, multi-city tour, traveling to more than 25 schools in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and...

Aspen Institute Competition Prompts Students to Innovate for the Good of Business and Society

Published: May 09, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 09 /CSRwire/ - Nineteen MBA students - selected from more than 1,000 worldwide - have won a share of nearly $35,000 in scholarship money by tackling a real-life business decision at the intersection of corporate profitability and positive social...

Subaru of America Launches “Subaru University” Program with Inaugural Partner, Respond Inc. Of Camden

Published: Apr 29, 2016 – 11:20 AM EST

CAMDEN, N.J., Apr. 29 /CSRwire/ - Subaru of America, Inc. announced the launch of Subaru University, through its inaugural partnership with Respond Inc. of Camden, NJ. Subaru University, also called "Subaru-U" is a partnership program designed to combine the talent and resources of...

21st Century Fox Partners With Give A Note Foundation to Honor “American Idol” Series Finale by Supporting Music Programs at U.S. Schools

Published: Apr 01, 2016 – 04:30 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Apr. 01 /CSRwire/ - 21st Century Fox and Give a Note Foundation today announced a new wave of 21st Century Fox Give a Note Grants, which will support up to 20 under-funded music education programs at schools across the United States....

Announcing Xploration Station's #StudentAstronaut Contest, Giving STEM Students the Chance to Train like an Astronaut

Published: Apr 01, 2016 – 03:00 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA, PA, Apr. 01 /CSRwire/ - Xploration Station, the country's only E/I broadcast destination dedicated exclusively to STEM programming for teens and their families, announced the return of its #StudentAstronaut contest today. This will be the second iteration of the nationwide competition tied...

MilliporeSigma Launches Global Science Education Program to Inspire Future Scientists

Published: Mar 07, 2016 – 01:00 PM EST

BILLERICA, Mass., Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada, today announced the launch of SPARK, a global skills-based volunteer program that provides community service opportunities for its network...

Presidio Graduate School President/CEO William Shutkin Announces Resignation

Published: Mar 02, 2016 – 01:26 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - Presidio Graduate School President and CEO William Shutkin today announced he is resigning from his position effective June 1, 2016. President Shutkin said he will be stepping down after five years of successful collaboration and institutional growth....

Wells Fargo Commits $250,000 to The Campaign For Grade-Level Reading to Help Advance Reading Proficiency Nationwide

Published: Mar 02, 2016 – 10:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, a collaborative effort to increase grade-level reading proficiency among children in low-income families, today announced that it has received a $250,000 grant from Wells Fargo Company (NYSE:WFC). This new commitment is in...

Student Inventors From Across the Nation Descend on Portland for Dynamic Entrepreneurship Conference

Published: Mar 01, 2016 – 12:00 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore., Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - VentureWell, a not-for-profit organization that supports student inventors and entrepreneurs, will host its 20th annual Open Conference in Portland, Oregon on March 4-5 at the Downtown Marriott. Open is a conference on science and technology entrepreneurship in...

Using STEM to Make a Difference in Their Communities, 15 Public Schools are Named National Finalists in the $2 million* Solve for Tomorrow Contest

Published: Feb 24, 2016 – 03:33 PM EST

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - When their teacher asked them to take a hard look at issues affecting people in their community, one group of students in Missouri noticed that some of their peers with disabilities had trouble staying upright in...

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