February 26, 2020

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Academia refers to a university, college, or academy, and/or associated activities. Also used as the collective term for the community engaged in higher education and research.


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SunTrust Foundation Now Truist Foundation Awards $1 Million Grant to edX to Help Launch MicroBachelors™ Programs

Published: Jan 09, 2020 – 02:02 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 09 /CSRwire/ - The SunTrust Foundation now Truist Foundation today announced it has awarded a $1 million grant to edX to support the launch of the global nonprofit's MicroBachelors programs, the first credit-backed, stackable credential in online learning. The MicroBachelors...

International Paper Debuts Original Children’s Book as Part of Accent On: Reading Program

Published: Dec 23, 2019 – 12:15 PM EST

Dec. 23 /CSRwire/ - International Paper, one of the world's leading producers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, announced the publication of its new original children's book, Apollo the Spacedog, along with the inaugural initiative of its Accent On: Reading program. An Augmented...

Blackbaud Demonstrates Continued Growth and Momentum of High-Impact Solutions for Higher Education

Published: Dec 16, 2019 – 06:05 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 16 /CSRwire/ - Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, continues to transform the higher education technology landscape and demonstrate growth just a year after introducing its comprehensive Cloud Solution for Higher Education. Blackbaud, which...

The Tech Interactive and Discovery Education Launch ‘Tech for Tomorrow’

Published: Dec 12, 2019 – 01:52 PM EST

SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Dec. 12 /CSRwire/ - The Tech Interactive and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, have partnered to create Tech for Tomorrow, an education program providing virtual access to...

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Discovery Education Launch Speak Truth to Power Educator Master Class Series

Published: Dec 11, 2019 – 05:36 PM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 11 /CSRwire/ - In celebration of Human Rights Day, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (RFK Human Rights) and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, have announced the...

JetBlue’s Award-Winning Employer-Sponsored College Degree Program, JetBlue Scholars, Reaches a Milestone – 250 Degrees Conferred

Published: Dec 09, 2019 – 07:15 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 09 /CSRwire/ - JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) is celebrating the latest milestone for its award-winning employer-sponsored education program - 250 degrees conferred in just three years. JetBlue's innovative model goes beyond the traditional tuition reimbursement method. JetBlue Scholars launched in 2016 offering...

Novartis Supports EDCTP’s Career Development Programme, Focusing on Maternal and Child Health

Published: Nov 25, 2019 – 06:35 PM EST

- The fellowships aim to develop the clinical research skills of early to mid-career scientists in sub-Saharan Africa, specifically on the interaction between poverty-related diseases and noncommunicable diseases - Novartis will provide € 750 000 for at least five fellowships over three years;...

CNH Industrial Teams up With Artcenter College of Design to Reimagine Construction Equipment

Published: Nov 25, 2019 – 05:33 PM EST

Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) collaborated with students at ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California, U.S.A., to develop and inspire sustainable designs for CASE Construction Equipment, a global construction equipment brand of CNH Industrial, for the not-too-distant...

Cognizant U.S. Foundation, Walmart.org and Microsoft Philanthropies Partner to Increase Inclusion in the Technology Sector through Computer Science Education

Published: Nov 25, 2019 – 04:37 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - The Cognizant U.S. Foundation, Walmart.org and Microsoft Philanthropies today announced a collective $3 million investment to deliver industry-informed computer science curriculum at 150 college campuses nationwide, and support women and students of color studying and pursuing careers...

SunTrust Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington to Establish Makerspace

Published: Nov 12, 2019 – 02:13 PM EST

ATLANTA, Nov. 12 /CSRwire/ - The SunTrust Foundation today announced it has awarded a $500,000 grant to the Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington (GLOW) for a state-of-the-art makerspace in what is North Carolina's only single-gender public charter school. With tools, equipment and trained...

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