February 11, 2016

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Mary Kay and Everfi to Help Middle Schoolers Define Healthy Relationships for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Published: Feb 05, 2016 – 02:31 PM EST

DALLAS, Feb. 05 /CSRwire/ - One in three young people in the United States will experience abuse in a dating relationship. In recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Mary Kay Inc. is announcing a new partnership with EverFi, a leading education technology...

Schwarzman Scholars Appoints World-Renowned Scholar to be Executive Director

Published: Jan 25, 2016 – 01:36 PM EST

NEW YORK and BEIJING, Jan. 25 /CSRwire/ - Schwarzman Scholars, the prestigious Master's degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, designed to educate future leaders about China, today announced that Sir Nigel Thrift, the former Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Warwick,...

Schwarzman Scholars Announces Inaugural Class

Published: Jan 11, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

BEIJING and NEW YORK, Jan. 11 /CSRwire/ - Schwarzman Scholars, the Master's degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, today announced its inaugural class. 111 Schwarzman Scholars were selected from more than 3,000 applicants, making the program one of the most selective in...

Etisalat Announces Prize for Literature 2015 Shortlist

Published: Dec 22, 2015 – 02:47 PM EST

LAGOS, Nigeria, Dec. 22 /CSRwire/ - Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Penny Busetto and Rehana Rossouw have been announced as the three shortlisted authors for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature. The Etisalat Prize for Literature is the first pan-African Prize that is open solely...

Laureate Education Becomes Certified B Corporation

Published: Dec 16, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

WAYNE, Pa., Dec. 16 /CSRwire/ - Laureate Education, Inc., the world's largest higher education company, became a Certified B Corporation today. "Laureate is proud to have earned B Corp certification, which is a formal recognition of the principles that have been integral to...

Globe Powers Education into the 21st Century Through the Launching of The Mind Museum App

Published: Dec 15, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines, Dec. 15 /CSRwire/ - Globe Telecom, in partnership with The Mind Museum, launched the Mind Museum mobile app that aims to bring to life the wonderful experience of being in a world-class science museum to more Filipino educators, students and parents....

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,...

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