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    Abiding Lessons

    “By teaching, we learn,” said the ancient Roman poet, Seneca. I was reminded of the truth of that wisdom this week when I participated in a session with business students hosted by the newly minted Dean of USC’s Marshall Business School, Dr. Geoffrey Garrett.
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    Eric's Journey to IBM

    My parents immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico and moved to California, where I was born. They eventually settled in Brooklyn, New York, where they worked endless hours doing labor jobs to support me and my two younger sisters as we attended school.
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    "Road Trip" for 13,000 Kids Made Possible by FedEx

    Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Smithsonian’s Office of the Under Secretary for Education was planning collaborations with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). Since many activities and events were cancelled due to COVID-19, the Smithsonian team acted fast to introduce the Summer Road Trip, a...
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    Factories, Face Masks and the New Back to School

    There are a lot of expressions for agreement in the workplace. You can be “on board,” or “get behind” or “buy into” something. It’s good to be “on the same page,” or “coming from the same place,” with your colleagues. In my role in Research and Development with The Hershey Company, we like to “lean...
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    HP Inc. & the African Union Commission Sign a MOU to Collaborate for the Development of Entrepreneurial Skills in Africa

    HP Inc. in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster entrepreneurial learning in Africa. The aim of the MoU is to further cement the collaboration between these two parties in building entrepreneurial skills across the continent and to l...
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    New Digital Resource to Make the Case for Education As Social Impact Budgets Are Under Threat

    Global children’s charity Theirworld and the Global Business for Education have launched at the 75th United Nations General Assembly, a new resource to help private foundations, businesses and governments redouble efforts to invest in education. 
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    Comcast NBCUniversal, BUILD.org Partner on Digital Curriculum for Under-Resourced Students

    BUILD and Comcast NBCUniversal are introducing a new virtual digital curriculum to help teachers and out of school providers as students struggle to adapt to remote learning across the country.
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    Our Shared Goodness Legacy-Milton Hershey School

    Since 1909, Milton Hershey School (MHS) has offered children from low-income backgrounds in the U.S. a residential, cost-free, quality pre-K through 12th grade education.
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    LG Program Focuses on Emotional Wellbeing as 2020 School Year Gets Under Way

    A new video series for students, parents and educators focused on social-emotional wellbeing is being launched by LG Electronics USA as the 2020 school year gets under way.
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    IBM Envisions Accelerated P-TECH Growth for More Diversity and Opportunity. Is Your Region In?

    With a global network of 220 schools, 150,000 students, 200 community colleges and 600 industry partners in 24 countries, P-TECH has become the biggest international public / private education and career readiness initiative of its kind.

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