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UNIFY Financial Credit Union Teams Up With Football Pro Safety Terrell Burgess & Walmart in School Backpack Drive

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:02am

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- UNIFY Financial Credit Union (UNIFY) has launched a school backpack and supply drive in partnership with Los Angeles Rams Safety #26 Terrell Burgess and Walmart to support local high school students.

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  • TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- UNIFY Financial Credit Union (UNIFY) has launched a school backpack and supply drive in partnership with Los Angeles Rams Safety #26 Terrell Burgess and Walmart to support local high school students.
  • Through August 20th, UNIFY invites community members to help our students start the new school year ready to learn by dropping off a new backpack and school supplies to select branch locations.
  • Every backpack donation will qualify for an entry to win an in-person meet up with LA world champion Terrell Burgess on August 21, 2022.
  • UNIFY encourages community members to visit their local Walmart, Walmart.com, or any retailer to purchase a new standard-sized backpack with the following supplies:

Four National Native Scholarship Providers Release National Study on College Affordability for Indigenous Students

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 11:27pm

Denver, Colo., Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Native Scholarships Providers (NNSP) has released its first-ever National Study on College Affordability for Indigenous Students.

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  • Denver, Colo., Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Native Scholarships Providers (NNSP) has released its first-ever National Study on College Affordability for Indigenous Students.
  • Yet until NNSPs research, the national data on the effect of college affordability on Indigenous students college completion had not been fully explored.
  • Monette, CEO of the Cobell Scholarship Program administered by Indigenous Education, Inc., said, Data on college affordability for Native students now has new national visibility due to our scholarship organizations powerful data and research collaboration.
  • Collaborating with other nonprofits to form National Native Scholarship Providers is an important step in this process to explore college affordability, access to higher education, and the challenges Native students face, on and off campus.

Australia’s La Trobe University Selects Informatica Customer 360 SaaS to Enhance Student Lifecycle Management on the Cloud

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:00am

Informatica (NYSE: INFA), an enterprise cloud data management leader, today announced that it is working with La Trobe University in Australia, one of the worlds leading universities, to implement Informaticas Customer 360 , a modern, AI-powered cloud-native SaaS solution to enhance student lifecycle management.

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  • Informatica (NYSE: INFA), an enterprise cloud data management leader, today announced that it is working with La Trobe University in Australia, one of the worlds leading universities, to implement Informaticas Customer 360 , a modern, AI-powered cloud-native SaaS solution to enhance student lifecycle management.
  • This innovative use of Customer 360 SaaS solution has won La Trobe University an honorary award from Informaticas Innovation Awards 2022.
  • Delivered on Informaticas Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC) platform, Informaticas Customer 360 SaaS application allows La Trobe University to simplify, master, manage and govern data sets related to each student record.
  • Informatica (NYSE:INFA), an Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader, empowers businesses to realize the transformative power of data.

Four National Native Scholarship Providers Release National Study on College Affordability for Indigenous Students

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 11:30pm

DENVER, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Native Scholarships Providers (NNSP) has released its first-ever National Study on College Affordability for Indigenous Students. The research and report, which were funded by a grant from Lumina Foundation, are the result of a collaboration of collection, data-sharing, analysis, and reporting between the nation's four Native scholarship providers: the American Indian College Fund, the Cobell Scholarship, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, and Native Forward Scholars Fund (formerly American Indian Graduate Center). Researchers have found the primary obstacle to college completion is affordability, causing overall college student attrition. Yet until NNSP's research, the national data on the effect of college affordability on Indigenous students' college completion had not been fully explored.

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  • DENVER, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The National Native Scholarships Providers (NNSP) has released its first-ever National Study on College Affordability for Indigenous Students.
  • Yet until NNSP's research, the national data on the effect of college affordability on Indigenous students' college completion had not been fully explored.
  • Four National Native Scholarship Providers Release National Study on College Affordability for Indigenous Students.
  • PhotoThe first-ever National Study on College Affordability for Indigenous Students released by the National Native Scholarships Providers (NNSP).

Junior Achievement of Greater Miami, Inc. Receives Gift from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 10:04pm

MIAMI, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of Greater Miami, Inc. has accepted a generous gift of $900,000, made by author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. This contribution is the largest gift from a single donor since the organization was founded 65 years ago. Junior Achievement of Greater Miami intends to utilize Ms. Scott's generous investment to increase their capacity to serve children in grades K-12 with innovative lessons focused on financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship.

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  • MIAMI, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of Greater Miami, Inc. has accepted a generous gift of $900,000, made by author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.
  • "We greatly appreciate the incredible generosity of MacKenzie Scott for this amazing gift to our organization," said, Troy Templeton, Managing Partner, Trivest Partners, and Junior Achievement Board Chairman.
  • Catherine Haga, President of Junior Achievement said, "We are thrilled to have been selected and grateful for Ms. Scott's acknowledgement in the important work done by Junior Achievement.
  • Contact: Tara Templeton, Director of Communications, Junior Achievement of Greater Miami, Inc. ttempleton@jamiami.org

Winchester Ammunition Commits $125,000 to Folds of Honor Educational Scholarships

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:05pm

"We are so grateful for the patriots at Winchester and for the company's generous support," said Lt. Col. Dan Rooney, founder and CEO of Folds of Honor.

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  • "We are so grateful for the patriots at Winchester and for the company's generous support," said Lt. Col. Dan Rooney, founder and CEO of Folds of Honor.
  • The Winchester USA VALOR collection of military-inspired ammunition pays tribute to our fighting forces while supporting Folds of Honor and providing support for the bearers of their legacy through educational scholarships.
  • "We are thankful for the opportunity to support the families of those heroes through our partnership with Folds of Honor," said Winchester President Brett Flaugher.
  • Winchester's principal manufacturing facilities produce and distribute sporting ammunition, law enforcement ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components, and industrial cartridges.

The Princeton Review Again Names Hillsdale College One of Best in Nation

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 8:16pm

In its annual rankings, The Princeton Review has again named Hillsdale College among one of the best in the country.

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  • In its annual rankings, The Princeton Review has again named Hillsdale College among one of the best in the country.
  • This year, The Princeton Review collected data from 160,000 college students from 388 colleges across America.
  • The sense of partnership between students, faculty members, and staff members is what makes Hillsdale College so successful, said Hillsdale College Provost Christopher VanOrman.
  • Some of Hillsdale Colleges other highest rankings include:
    Click here to view Hillsdale Colleges profile by The Princeton Review.

Retailers & Businesses Strengthen Impact for America's Youth as Back to School Campaign Continues

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 8:58pm

In addition to Ross' national sponsorship of Power Hour, Ross is also matching the first $400,000 raised during the fundraiser.

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  • In addition to Ross' national sponsorship of Power Hour, Ross is also matching the first $400,000 raised during the fundraiser.
  • Beginning July 15, participating adidas stores will invite customers to round-up their purchase or donate to support Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide.
  • Hertz is donating vehicles and providing grants to select clubs to support student success and economic mobility for America's youth this upcoming school year.
  • To support Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Back2School campaign, visit your local Shoe Carnival store.

SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY'S HISTORIC ACCELERATING EXCELLENCE CAMPAIGN TOPS $600 MILLION, EXCEEDING GOAL BY MORE THAN $100 MILLION

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 8:58pm

Gifts to the campaign--the most ambitious fundraising effort in the University's 203-year history--supported SLU's strategic priorities of academic excellence, scholarships, health sciences, athletics and business education.

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  • ST. LOUIS, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Louis University announced today that it has exceeded its $500 million goal for Accelerating Excellence: The Campaign for Saint Louis University .
  • Gifts to the campaign--the most ambitious fundraising effort in the University's 203-year history--supported SLU's strategic priorities of academic excellence, scholarships, health sciences, athletics and business education.
  • "This is a historic achievement for Saint Louis University," said SLU President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D. "The Accelerating Excellence campaign has built momentum for our mission-driven work and created new possibilities for groundbreaking initiatives in academics, medicine, research, athletics and service.
  • It is followed by $119 million raised in fiscal year 2019, $98 million in fiscal year 2018 and $71 million in fiscal year 2021.

Philadelphia-Area School Districts Kick off New School Year With Important Safety Reminder for Motorists

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 7:44pm

Methacton, Spring-Ford Area, Phoenixville Area, and Rose Tree Media school districts have each partnered with BusPatrol to launch safety initiatives to make roads safer for students.

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  • Methacton, Spring-Ford Area, Phoenixville Area, and Rose Tree Media school districts have each partnered with BusPatrol to launch safety initiatives to make roads safer for students.
  • Every day in Pennsylvania, hundreds of motorists fail to stop for school buses and put the lives of children at risk.
  • The safety of our students is our primary concern, said Dr. Alan Fegley, Superintendent of the Phoenixville Area School District.
  • The technology, installation, and maintenance are available to the school districts and taxpayers at zero cost through the BusPatrol School Bus Safety Program.