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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...

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...

National Geographic Channel and 21st Century Fox Announce Girls Education Initiative Tied to the Exclusive Broadcast Premiere of He Named Me Malala, Monday, Feb. 29

Published: Feb 18, 2016 – 11:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - More than 60 million girls are out of school around the world. It's time to take action. Today, the National Geographic Channel (@NatGeoChannel) and 21st Century Fox (@21CF), in partnership with the Malala Fund (@MalalaFund), announced they...

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....

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