Tag: Education

Grainger and Howard University Create Innovative Partnership

What began as an idea to heighten the effectiveness of Grainger’s recruiting has blossomed into a partnership with Howard University, one of the world’s leading institutions for African Americans.

Students Rising Above (SRA) Program Prepares Youth for College

Since 1998, Students Rising Above (SRA) has distinguished itself by offering young people a simple, but precious gift—opportunity.

Education: The Competitive Imperative

My Business is to help build a diverse pipeline of talent for our clients in areas such as science, IT, engineering, and healthcare. Given the recent recession, one would think that finding qualified talent for these positions would be easy. Wrong.

Baltimore Ravens Player Helps RBC WM Honor Students

RBC Wealth ManageMent (RRC WM) is committed to enriching the communities where its employees and clients work and live. Pledging a percentage of its pre-tax profits as charitable contributions, RBC WM demonstrates leadership in the communities it serves every year.

CSC Supports Hispanic College Fund

CSC has been a long-term supporter of the communities in which we do business. We find that philanthropy helps build a strong and vibrant environment while enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion.

Burger King Scholars Program

Last year, The Have It Your Way Foundation® celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Burger King® Scholars program, established in honor of Burger King® co-founder and philanthropist, Jim Mclamore.

“In School and On Track” Gets CSX Support

“Be a positive influence on communities and the environment” is a part of CSX’s core values. CSX is the largest National Team Sponsor of City Year, a nonprofit which aims to unite young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service to enact change in the world.

Tapping Diversity Talent on Campus

Long recognized as a critical source of new talent to an organization, campus recruiting programs are an essential component of a firm’s overall staffing strategy and, by extension, a means to advance diversity recruiting.

From Diversity to Inclusion in 10 Months

Shinder Dhillon writes, “(Diversity) is about getting the right mix of people, with the right mix of skills and competencies.” That has been my vision as a commander at every opportunity I’ve had to command in the Air Force, and it is my vision for the Air Force Academy Preparatory School.

UC Berkeley’s Plans for Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity

My 30 years as a professor in the Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley, has given me a comprehensive perspective about the needs and desires of the students, faculty, and staff on this campus.