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BioBuilder funded to expand student opportunity in rural and urban areas through its collaborative after school program
BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanks to a two-year grant recently awarded by BioMADE, the BioBuilder Educational Foundation will expand a program that has supported thousands of high school inventors over the last decade. BioBuilder is leading the project, "Launching High School Bioengineers on their Paths to College and Careers," with funding that will bring the authentic tools and approaches for engineering biology to BioBuilderClub students nationwide in collaboration with East Tennessee State University, Ars Biotechnica, and Daicel Arbor Biosciences.
RICE Grant Enables HBCU Green Fund to Expand STEM & Energy Training, Mentorship, and Internship Opportunities for Atlanta University Center Students
ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The HBCU Green Fund recently announced a partnership with the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) that increases their capacity to train, mentor and identify internships in energy and STEM industries for students at the Atlanta University Center (AUC). A Department of Energy grant to RICE provides resources for the AUC Energy Project, including a fellowship program exposing students from various majors to emerging opportunities in renewable energy and sustainability.
Virtual tech event highlights local STEM professionals during WHAT I CAN BE! Tech Career Showcase
NEW ORLEANS, La., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LifeSkills Foundation, a local non-profit dedicated to youth entrepreneurship and workforce training advocacy, is hosting TECHCharge NOLA 2021, a virtual tech career expo and speakers forum on Saturday, March 13 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. via live stream on Facebook, LinkedIn, and BoothCentral.
Synthetic Biology for Tennessee Schools: BioBuilder Partners with Niswonger Foundation on $8.8M Federal Grant for STEM Education
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The BioBuilder Educational Foundation announced that they are to partner with the Niswonger Foundation on their award of an "Education Innovation and Research" (EIR) Grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will focus on educational opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
BioBuilder Founder and Executive Director Featured as 2020 MWM Trailblazer Award Winner
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Natalie Kuldell, Founder and Executive Director of BioBuilder, is being featured by Million Women Mentors, an initiative of STEMconnector, the nation's largest professional services organization dedicated to developing a diverse, STEM-ready workforce.
PILLARZ LLC Online K-6 Education Introduces ‘Friends & Family’ 50% Discount Program
RENO, Nev., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PILLARZ LLC, a leading K-6 online educator, announced today its "Friends & Family" program., providing parents the opportunity to enroll their child in any PILLARZ educational program for a month and receive a 50% discount for a sibling or friend.
Safe K-6 Education: Nevada-Based Distance Learning Startup
RENO, Nev., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PILLARZ LLC, (www.pillarzllc.com) announced today remote K-6 education accelerator focused on empowering children focused on Math, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies.
UF Lastinger Center for Learning Creates Free, Online Resource Hub
GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning, in an effort to keep all students learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, launched a new resource hub of free resources for students, parents and teachers. As students navigate distance learning, these research-based tip sheets and videos will lighten the burden.
Galileo Learning Joins 100Kin10 Partners Ahead of Network, Goal of Training 100,000 New STEM Teachers by 2021
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 100Kin10, a national organization dedicated to solving the STEM teacher shortage by 2021, announced this month that Galileo joins 40 other new programmatic partners in its ranks this year. In addition to Galileo, new partners include Chicago Public Schools, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Council of Chief State School Officers, among others.
Coding School Start-Up for Kids and Teens Finds Success in Massachusetts, Opens New Location in Natick
NATICK, Mass., Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CS Recitations, a start-up coding school for kids and teens, announces the opening of a new location on Michigan Drive in Natick. What started in 2017 as a modest one-room school aimed at providing computer science classes to local students has doubled enrollment every year, leading to the opening of a new, larger facility this September.
White Pine Ranked #1 East Idaho Charter School by SDE
AMMON, Idaho, Aug. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- White Pine Charter School (WPCS) is pleased to announce their ranking as the highest-performing charter school in East Idaho by the Idaho State Department of Education (SDE). The SDE also rated White Pine as the fifth-highest East Idaho school overall, and among the highest 10% of schools statewide.
Galileo Learning Reaches Record-Breaking Financial Assistance Goal
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galileo Learning, an award-winning summer day camp provider and leader in the K-8 education space, continues to prioritize making high-caliber programs accessible to underserved kids. This month, Galileo hit a milestone in this effort by awarding over 10,000 sessions of financial assistance in one summer.
Utah’s tech outcomes show the way out of Nation’s Tech Shortage – Bottega give $5M to Support Education
LEHI, Utah, March 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bottega is giving back in a big way to the community that has allowed it to experience tremendous growth. "We've already given more than $5 million of educational programs to high school students and teachers, and have plans to give another $5 million this summer.
Cal State LA receives WM Keck Foundation grant for Innovation and Design Center
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Cal State LA has been awarded a grant to establish an Innovation and Design Center that will foster a learning community focused on design and manufacturing. With a $325,000 grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation, the center will provide project-based learning for more than 1,000 undergraduate students annually .
Byte Back Wins CDN $1 Million TD Grant for Expansion in Inaugural TD Ready Challenge
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TD announced Byte Back as one of 10 recipients of the inaugural TD Ready Challenge grants. Each recipient organization will receive CDN $1 million (USD $775,000) to help them scale innovative solutions aimed at preparing North Americans for the economy of the future.
Hands-on Science Center in Tennessee Announces Fundraising Event, ‘The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits’
TULLAHOMA, Tenn., Oct. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Hands-On Science Center announces "The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits" fundraising event November 10, 2018. Merging science education with those fun-to-drink adult beverages not only gets adults involved in the fascinating world of science but helps raise both funds and community awareness for a much-needed educational facility in the small town of Tullahoma.
Unmanned Safety Institute Drone Curriculum Approved by the University of California (UC) A-G program
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), the world-leader in remote pilot training and certification, announced today that their Small UAS Safety Certification has been certified by the University of California (UC) A-G program. UC A-G approval will enable high school students to use USI's four-course curriculum to meet admissions requirements to any state education institute.
Cal State LA awarded $1 million grant to improve diversity and inclusion for California students in sciences
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California State University, Los Angeles today announced it has received a $1 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to train faculty to better engage with students from all backgrounds who study science.
Calif. Assembly Approves McCarty Legislation Promoting STEM Education Through After School Coding Courses for Kids
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Assembly has approved AB 2098 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D – Sacramento), which would establish the After School Kids Code Grant Pilot Program to provide funding for after school programs that promote STEM education and focus on computer coding as part of their curriculum. The measure was approved on a 65 to 0 vote.
STEM-CAN offers Real Help for a Milwaukee Public School
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 28, 2017, the Treasurer of STEM-CAN Supporters (SCS) sent a $2,500 check to Fritz Blandon, Principal of Milwaukee Allen-Field Elementary School as a donation for the immediate purchase of Student Leadership Blazers and seven compound microscopes along with some minor supplies.
Calif. STEAM Proposal for a 'UC-Tech' Gets Passing Grade from Higher Education Committee
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The University of California system is overcrowded, with slots increasingly scarce for California’s growing population. California industries, from...
Kings And Queens Robotics Team Advances to 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship Second Year in a Row
MONROVIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Monrovia High Robotics Program announced today that the ten Monrovia High School students of the 'Kings and Queens' robotics team and their purple robot 'Sir Lancelot' qualified to advance to the 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships for a second year in a row as a result of their excellent performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held in Oakland March 26-28.
State Legislature Approves California High School Advanced Computer Science Bill – SB 1200
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SB 1200 by Calif. State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) won final legislative approval after a unanimous bipartisan vote of...
Five Queens and their Robot qualify for First Tech Challenge 2014 Robotics World Championships
MONROVIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot qualified to advance to the 2014 First Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships as a result of their strong performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held near Sacramento at the former McClellan Air Force Base this past weekend, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today.
Five Queens and a Robot Win Top Honors at Los Angeles FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Championship Tournament
MONROVIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot won the top Inspire Award at the Los Angeles FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Regional Championship Tournament held at Monrovia this past Saturday, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today. Along with six other teams from cities ranging from Santa Barbara to San Diego, they advance to compete with top teams from eleven western states.
SF Mayor Ed Lee, SFUSD & Salesforce.com Foundation Launch Public-Private Middle School Leadership Initiative
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Mayor Ed Lee joined San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Superintendent Richard Carranza and Marc Benioff,...