Junior Achievement

Type: Organization
Name: Junior Achievement
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Students to become chief executive officers

SOME 10,000 grade-five and grade-six children will be given the opportunity to indulge in the process of operating a business over the next school year.This will be made possible through the Junior Achievement Jamaica's (JAJ) BizTown Programme, which ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Pay it forward to a local nonprofit on Halloween

A relatively new local nonprofit organization is doing its part to pay it forward for the benefit of other area human service nonprofits with a free “Treat-for-Treat” event in Sayre Park on Halloween.From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Unity Consensus and ... [Published Glenwood Independent - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

DISD making a commitment to its students

Making a Commitment to StudentsDiboll ISD recognizes that State Standardized Testing is not the only measurement that determines student success. Therefore the Board, Administration and staff will work together to give our students an opportunity for ... [Published The Diboll Free Press - 8 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

How Millennials Can Score in the Game of Wealth Building

Quick question: When should you start planning for your financial future? I have posed that question countless times to scores of young professionals—including my own children. The right answer, no matter how young you are, is right now.Most millennials—those ... [Published Black Enterprise - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

JA, Alcoa Foundation partner on global STEM initiative

The Alcoa Foundation has donated $750,000 to Junior Achievement Worldwide to launch a global curriculum that will bring enhanced science, technology, engineering and math education to middle and high school students.The goal of the JA Assembling Your ... [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

10/30: People on move

Ron Whalen has joined Roger B. Kennedy Inc., Altamonte Springs, as project executive/pre-construction services.Shelley Warticki was hired as development manager at Junior Achievement of Central Florida.David Houstoun has joined ERA Grizzard Real Estate ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Longtime Junior Achievement president to retire

The face of the Junior Achievement of Middletown Area is about to change.Douglas G. Boyd, who has served as president of Middletown JA for 38 years, announced this week he’s retiring at the end of the year. He’s the longest serving JA president in the ... [Published Journal-News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Citi invests in young entrepreneurs in the Nordics

Citi Foundation, in partnership with Junior Achievement, announced a new partnership that will support nearly 40,000 students in entrepreneurship education throughout the Nordic region. It is expected that approximately 15 percent of the students will ... [Published CisionWire - English - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Local Country Music Legend Visits School Named In His Honor

TULSA, Oklahoma -One of the perks of having a school named after you is getting invited to some of the most fun learning activities.One of Oklahoma's own legendary country music stars, Roy Clark, attended the Junior Achievement of Oklahoma's BizTown at ... [Published KOTV - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Junior Achievement Program and Huntington Bank Team up to Prepare Students for the Future

CLARKSBURG -Students at North View Elementary School got a crash course in financial planning on Tuesday as part of the Junior Achievement Program that focuses on students in kindergarten through 12th grade.Junior Achievement teaches students financial ... [Published WBOY - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

North View Students Learn About Entrepreneurship During Junior Achievement ...

Young students at North View Elementary learned about the importance of entrepreneurship during Junior Achievement Day."JA in a Day" is all about letting kindergartners, second and third graders learn a little bit more about finances. Huntington Bank ... [Published WDTV - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Junior Achievement deepens entrepreneurship capacity among students

J unior Achievement Nigeria (JAN), a non-profit financial education organisation, has in partnership with First Bank Nigeria plc and SAP, a consulting firm, trained Nigerian students on the fundamentals of starting and running small and medium scale ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Oct 28 2014]

Quotes

"Every president gets one major project and I wanted to introduce to the children of Jamaica some of the practical things I learnt overseas. I believe that if we teach our children how to manage money from a very early age, then we will be cultivating financial literacy in the young, which will enable Jamaica to shine brightly" Allison Peart, immediate past president of the Rotary Club of Kingston said
...that give back so much to the community like KaBOOM ! and the Atlanta Mission ," said Tad Hutcheson , vice president-Community Affairs for Delta. "This playground will bring more than 740 children who live at My Sister's House each year one step closer to having the childhood they deserve by providing a safe place to play and stay physically active."
"This is part of a global Citi Foundation initiative that is supporting philanthropic efforts in the Nordic region. It is necessary to equip young people with entrepreneurship flare as well as financial knowledge if we want to see more innovation and sustainable job creation in the future. Here we have the next generation of entrepreneurs" , says Eirik Winter, Nordic countries Chairman at Citi
"Every time that I'm around young people, especially ones that go to the Roy Clark Elementary School, it makes me proud. And evidently I've done some good things in my life, or I wouldn't be standing here today" Clark said

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CEOs discuss careers with Madison students over... [Published Madison Eagle - 5 hours ago]
Students to become chief executive officers [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 7 hours ago]
DISD making a commitment to its students [Published The Diboll Free Press - 8 hours ago]
Pay it forward to a local nonprofit on Halloween [Published Glenwood Independent - 8 hours ago]
Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge offers $30,00... [Published Des Moines Business Record - 14 hours ago]
DELTA AIR LINES : 150 Delta volunteers join KaB... [Published 4 Traders - 14 hours ago]
How Millennials Can Score in the Game of Wealth... [Published Black Enterprise - 20 hours ago]
JA, Alcoa Foundation partner on global STEM ini... [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - 20 hours ago]
10/30: People on move [Published Orlando Sentinel - 20 hours ago]
Longtime Junior Achievement president to retire [Published Journal-News - 21 hours ago]
Citi invests in young entrepreneurs in the Nordics [Published CisionWire - English - Oct 29 2014]
Reg Baker, New Partner at PKF Hawaii » [Published Hawaiian Reporter - Oct 29 2014]
Local Country Music Legend Visits School Named ... [Published KOTV - Oct 29 2014]
Capital Region business in brief [Published Saratogian - Oct 29 2014]
Music Legend Roy Clark Honored By Tulsa Students [Published KTUL - Oct 28 2014]
Junior Achievement Program and Huntington Bank ... [Published WBOY - Oct 28 2014]
PwC Greater Michigan to donate $65,000 to area ... [Published WebCPA - Oct 28 2014]
Dr Alan Harbitter and Carroll Markley Join XBOS... [Published Nation's Restaurant News - Oct 28 2014]
CBJ Seen: Searching for Charlotte's Funniest Ac... [Published Charlotte Business Journal - Oct 28 2014]
North View Students Learn About Entrepreneurshi... [Published WDTV - Oct 28 2014]
PwC Greater Michigan via the PwC Charitable Fou... [Published TickerTech.com - Oct 28 2014]
Junior Achievement deepens entrepreneurship cap... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Oct 28 2014]
The Value of Giving Back [Published Individual.com - Oct 27 2014]
KCSL - 'Shake, Rattle and Bowl' Tournament for ... [Published Elon University - Oct 27 2014]
Thomson Reuters Announces New Program to Educat... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Oct 27 2014]
Thomson Reuters Announces New Program to Educat... [Published EuroInvestor - Oct 27 2014]
The Value of Giving Back [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 27 2014]
Shelton school supt. is honored by Junior Achie... [Published Shelton Herald - Oct 27 2014]
Hart pupils rap to anti-hate beat [Published Portadown Times - Oct 27 2014]
Chamber to honor local businesses [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Oct 27 2014]
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Citi invests in young entrepreneurs in the Nordics [Published CisionWire - English - Oct 29 2014]
Citi Foundation, in partnership with Junior Achievement, announced a new partnership that will support nearly 40,000 students in entrepreneurship education throughout the Nordic region. It is expected that approximately 15 percent of the students will ...
The Value of Giving Back [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 27 2014]
1st Source Bank SOURCE: VolunteerMatch SUMMARY:<p>For <a href="http://www.probonoweek.org/" style="outline-width: 0px;" target="_blank"&gt;Pro Bono Week 2014 , we highlighted some amazing companies whose employees donate their professional skills ...
Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas and Acc... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Oct 16 2014]
Charlotte, NC, October 16, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas (JACC), a premier organization dedicated to educating the state’s youth on investment and finance, has partnered with full-service recruiting firm Accountants One ...
Junior Achievement USA® Releases Education Summ... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Oct 15 2014]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement USA®, the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young people to own their economic success, has just published a critical issues paper highlighting key findings ...
Challenging the Next Generation of STEM Profess... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 13 2014]
by Harbrinder Kang SOURCE: Cisco Systems Inc. DESCRIPTION: Cisco and  Junior Achievement of Northern California  recently hosted Cisco’s inaugural Social Innovation Challenge on our San Jose campus. Fifty high school students from nearby Independence ...
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ACE Donates $25,000 to Junior Achievement of Da... [Published Financial Services - Sep 30 2014]
KPMG Supports Redevelopment Of Junior Achieveme... [Published Financial Services - Sep 30 2014]
AT&T Partners With Junior Achievement of Southe... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 10 2014]
ManpowerGroup CEO Jonas Prising Receives Junior... [Published Financial Services - Jun 25 2014]
Stadium Emergency Shelter and Junior Achievemen... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - May 13 2014]
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