November 20, 2018

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HACR Releases Latest 2018 Corporate Inclusion Index Findings for Hispanic Inclusion in Corporate America

Published: Nov 15, 2018 – 01:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 /CSRwire/ - Today, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) released findings from its 2018 Corporate Inclusion Index (CII), a report that evaluates Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America, including many Fortune 100 companies and HACR's corporate members. The survey, which...

EDC Launches the Coalition for Elementary Science

Published: Nov 14, 2018 – 02:52 PM EST

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - Education Development Center (EDC) announces the launch of the Coalition for Elementary Science. The kick-off event for the Coalition will be the Elementary Science Summit: Preparing K-5 for a STEM Future, November 30, at EDC headquarters in...

Seventh Grader Aims to Improve Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Using Artificial Intelligence

Published: Oct 17, 2018 – 09:30 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) have named 13-year-old Rishab Jain the winner of the 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). Rishab created an algorithm to make pancreatic cancer treatment more effective by using...

Valley National Bank Launches “Valley for Veterans” Program to Support University of South Florida Students Who Are Veterans

Published: Sep 21, 2018 – 11:22 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. , Sep. 21 /CSRwire/ - Valley National Bank has announced a partnership with the University of South Florida's football program, which will contribute scholarship funds to first-generation USF students who are also U.S. military veterans. Valley, the season-presenting sponsor of USF...

Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks Bring the Giant Sequoia Forests of California into Classrooms Worldwide

Published: Sep 13, 2018 – 08:45 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks have launched a new digital field trip that explores the challenges, including wildfires, facing our giant sequoia forests. Giant sequoia, the largest living trees on Earth, are found only...

Disney Invests in Employees’ Futures with Unprecedented Education Program

Published: Sep 10, 2018 – 03:00 PM EST

BURBANK, Calif., Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - In January of this year, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced an initial $50 million investment in a new and ongoing education initiative aimed specifically at The Walt Disney Company's hourly workforce. "I have always believed...

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Discovery Education Launch ‘Speak Truth To Power’ In School Initiative to Engage the Next Generation of Human Rights Defenders

Published: Aug 22, 2018 – 10:56 AM EST

Silver Spring, Md., Aug. 22 /CSRwire/ - Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (RFK Human Rights) and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced Speak Truth To Power: Raising New Voices In Human Rights -...

Soil Health Educational Resources Now Online

Published: Jun 21, 2018 – 11:38 AM EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - Students of all ages and the general public are increasingly interested in understanding soil health. However, information on soil health needed by educators is widely dispersed, making it difficult to find the necessary educational resources....

Discovery Education and 3M Announce National Finalists in Young Scientist Challenge

Published: Jun 21, 2018 – 09:59 AM EST

Silver Spring, M.D., Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - Young minds dream big, and when given the opportunity, they have the innate ability to spark change for the betterment of communities large and small. Today, Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) announced 10 finalists from...

Walmart’s New Education Benefit Puts Cap and Gown Within Reach for Associates

Published: May 31, 2018 – 10:45 AM EST

BENTONVILLE, AK, May 31 /CSRwire/ - Walmart has unveiled a new associate education benefit designed to remove barriers to college enrollment and graduation. The program is another step in the company's commitment to train and educate workers to advance in the jobs of...

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