Experiential learning

Former 'Survivor' Contestant to Launch YouTube Series for Black Girls

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 12:00pm

CHICAGO, March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- STEM Queens, created by Dr. J'Tia Hart, former CBS 'Survivor' contestant and nuclear engineer, today announced the launch of a new YouTube video series.

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  • CHICAGO, March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- STEM Queens, created by Dr. J'Tia Hart, former CBS 'Survivor' contestant and nuclear engineer, today announced the launch of a new YouTube video series.
  • STEM Queens is geared towards young women of color, showcasing the range and excellence of Black women in STEM.
  • "The launch of this channel only strengthens our ability to provide the greatest level of education, resource, and entertainment to Black girls on all media platforms."
  • The series challenges the perception about who can succeed in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

SLCC's $1M NSF Grant Benefits Low-income, Academically Talented STEM Students

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 6:00pm

SALT LAKE CITY, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is proud to announce it has received a $1 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to provide scholarships for low-income, academically talented STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) students.

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  • SALT LAKE CITY, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is proud to announce it has received a $1 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to provide scholarships for low-income, academically talented STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) students.
  • Scholarship money will also be available for 35 students classified as "near completers," those close to finishing their STEM degrees, providing one semester of support.
  • The new grant will build upon successes from prior awards provided by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) and NSF in 2015.
  • The 2015 NSF award, called Utah STEM Scholars, was more than $600,000 and yielded direct scholarships to 120 students.

Gender Equality in Tech (GET) Cities Expands to DC to Diversify the Tech Ecosystem

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:48pm

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gender Equality in Tech (GET) Cities, led by SecondMuse and Break Through Tech in partnership with Pivotal Ventures, today launched GET DC as its next city hub.

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  • WASHINGTON, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gender Equality in Tech (GET) Cities, led by SecondMuse and Break Through Tech in partnership with Pivotal Ventures, today launched GET DC as its next city hub.
  • As part of Pivotal Venture's $50 million investment in GET Cities, GET DC will work collaborativelywith the metro region's tech ecosystem to propel more women and underrepresented groups into tech education, careers, and leadership.
  • "We are excited that GET Cities is coming to the DC Metro Area to help accelerate women's representation and leadership in this growing tech hub.
  • When selecting a new hub, GET Cities looks at the broad state of gender equity in tech and identifies cities that have strong diversity and the opportunity for impact.

The Executive Leadership Council Announces New Scholarship and Career Development Program

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) is launching a new scholarship and career development program for students who are passionate about STEM, business or health-related fields.

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  • WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) is launching a new scholarship and career development program for students who are passionate about STEM, business or health-related fields.
  • The Johnson & Johnson Scholarship and Career Development Program is a five-year commitment that will serve as an annual investment and include scholarships, internships and leadership training to promote high-achieving Black undergraduates in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), business or health-related careers.
  • "We are extremely grateful to Johnson & Johnson for making such a substantial investment in our ELC Scholars program," said Crystal E. Ashby, interim president and CEO of The Executive Leadership Council.
  • The Executive Leadership Council opens channels of opportunity for the development of Black executives to positively impact business and our communities.

Columbia Tech Announces Sponsorship in Support of Saint John's High School Robotics Program

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 5:00pm

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Columbia Tech, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coghlin Companies Inc., is proud to announce a strategic sponsorship in support of the Saint John's High School Robotics Program.

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  • WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Columbia Tech, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coghlin Companies Inc., is proud to announce a strategic sponsorship in support of the Saint John's High School Robotics Program.
  • It will also help cover the purchase of equipment, materials, competition registrations, and some financial assistance to qualifying students.
  • The sponsorship will also support Saint John's Annual STEM Showcase, a community outreach program that provides at-risk middle school students access to robotics and STEM-related faculties and fields through a full day of programming, robotics and activities.
  • Columbia Tech and Coghlin Companies are thrilled to be able to support these efforts and the next generation of technical thinkers!

Driven by Stem Announces Participation at the Benzinga Virtual Cannabis Capital Conference

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12:30pm

Detroit, Michigan--(Newsfile Corp. - February 23, 2021) - Stem Holdings, Inc. DBA Driven by Stem(OTCQX: STMH) (CSE: STEM) (the "Company" or "Stem"), the first multi-state, vertically integrated farm-to-home (F2H) cultivation and technology omnichannel cannabis company featuring a proprietary Delivery-as-a-Service (DaaS) marketplace platform, today announced it will be participating at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference taking place on February 25-26, 2021.

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  • Detroit, Michigan--(Newsfile Corp. - February 23, 2021) - Stem Holdings, Inc. DBA Driven by Stem(OTCQX: STMH) (CSE: STEM) (the "Company" or "Stem"), the first multi-state, vertically integrated farm-to-home (F2H) cultivation and technology omnichannel cannabis company featuring a proprietary Delivery-as-a-Service (DaaS) marketplace platform, today announced it will be participating at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference taking place on February 25-26, 2021.
  • Adam Berk, Chief Executive Officer of Driven by Stem, will be participating in a fireside chat on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 10:00 am ET.
  • Benzinga's virtual Cannabis Capital Conference is guaranteed to offer participants all the benefits of an immersive and robust in-person conference from any remote location.
  • The conference will feature an interactive forum of live presentations from top CEOs, investors, and leaders in the cannabis space.

NBA Legend Mitch Richmond Enters Equity Partnership with UGAA

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 1:38pm

ShaneED envisions a society in which relevant digital education is available to every student, regardless of financial status or social class.

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  • ShaneED envisions a society in which relevant digital education is available to every student, regardless of financial status or social class.
  • ShaneED's goal is to uplift the African American and Hispanic communities by making education paths available to meaningful careers attainable for minority students.
  • Our commitment at UGAA is to attack Digital Disparity made so much worse by the Covid-19 pandemic, even more so in Black and Hispanic communities.
  • The UGAA program provides STEM, educational, leadership, and life skills courses with an eSport gaming component to school districts nationwide.

Shop Texas Electricity Announces STEM Scholarship for High School Students

Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 4:00pm

HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Shop Texas Electricity announced the 2021 Scholarship Award Program applications as open for high school students seeking to pursue a higher education program.

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  • HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Shop Texas Electricity announced the 2021 Scholarship Award Program applications as open for high school students seeking to pursue a higher education program.
  • "STEM careers are the foundation to creating innovative solutions in various business sectors," said David Mirza, Founder of Shop Texas Electricity .
  • Operating within the Texas energy distribution system and retail market, Shop Texas Electricity understands how STEM solutions can help fuel future innovations.
  • Shop Texas Electricity is a licensed electricity comparison service that helps Texans choose the best energy plan for their needs.

What International Women's Day Means to this 15-Year-Old STEM Advocate

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 3:00pm

Now with International Women's Day approaching, Arya is advocating even more vigorously for inclusivity, especially within girls.

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  • Now with International Women's Day approaching, Arya is advocating even more vigorously for inclusivity, especially within girls.
  • "International Women's Day is all about celebrating and commemorating the efforts girls have made to create positive change within our communities but is also a time to reflect upon the underrepresentation girls face- especially in STEM fields," said Arya Peruma.
  • Arya Peruma's goal moving forward is to not only continue making her initiatives more accessible for Youth but also wants to continue to increase women's participation in STEM fields.
  • Arya hosts free accessible virtual coding and STEM tutoring sessions for students as young as 7 years of age.

Sciolytix Named One of "2021 Top Experiential Learning Technologies Companies" by Training Industry

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sciolytix has been named one of Training Industry's 2021 Top Experiential Learning Technologies Companies.

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  • NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sciolytix has been named one of Training Industry's 2021 Top Experiential Learning Technologies Companies.
  • "We're honored to be recognized by Training Industry as one of the Top Experiential Learning Technologies Companies," said Michael Bealmear, Sciolytix Chief Executive Officer.
  • Training Industry's Top Experiential Learning Technologies Companies list is based on thorough analysis of the capabilities, experience and expertise of experiential learning technology providers.
  • Training Industry looks for the best providers of experiential learning technologies that offer a breadth of capabilities and services.