Articles tagged with 'STEM' | State Farm

Good Neighbor Stories (STEM)

2022
March
08,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Women are nearly half of the U.S. workforce, but only 27% of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workers. By the time students reach college, women are significantly underrepresented in STEM majors – 21% of engineering majors, and 19% o...
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2021
August
13,
2021
| 17:47 PM America/Chicago
The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Corporate Diversity Award honors champions of diversity.Several individuals at UT Dallas nominated State Farm. They cited the company's overall demonstrated commitment to diversity.State Farm grant funding at U...
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2020
August
11,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
It doesn’t matter where you start. What matters is where you finish.Eighteen-year-old Miski Abdirizak knows the value of hard work. In the '90s her parents migrated to the United States, seeking refuge from Somalia.“Dad was a gas station clerk, resto...
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March
09,
2020
| 12:33 PM America/Chicago
Meet Sudha, Deborah, Collette and Ines. Four women. Four different backgrounds. Each united by a passion for challenge, teamwork and testing the limits. They’re women in technology – and collectively, they’re empowering a new generation to seize the ...
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February
04,
2020
| 19:21 PM America/Chicago
State Farm and Arizona State University today announced the introduction of a new education and career development program called Pathways for the Future. The program will provide a personalized approach to higher education with a focus on innovative...
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2019
November
18,
2019
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Do you have a person in your life who really shaped you? Someone you felt destined to meet? For DeWayne Griffin, that person was his next-door neighbor. In fifth grade, he moved next to the Brindzas. These neighbors, especially Mrs. Brindza who wa...
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2018
December
26,
2018
| 13:55 PM America/Chicago
Arlene DiBenigno spent years working in government, but creating a space where women can build relationships and confidence in their abilities is her life’s work. She realized her dream when The Women’s Conference of Florida, 14 years in the making, ...
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September
06,
2018
| 13:11 PM America/Chicago
Starting life in a new country can be daunting. There are new and different cultures and customs, not to mention a language barrier, in most cases. At the International Student Center in Decatur, Ga., the refugee students speak more than 60 different...
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2017
September
13,
2017
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
State Farm and Phoenix non-profits work together to bring STEAM education to youth with the help of hip-hop. ...
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August
22,
2017
| 17:03 PM America/Chicago
Fleurianne Debe just started her senior year of high school, but unlike most students her age - she already graduated. Here’s the catch: “This ceremony wasn’t with my peers at North Atlanta High School,” Fleurianne smiled. “In fact, I didn’t even wea...
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May
31,
2017
| 16:12 PM America/Chicago
Nestled in the middle of a 225 year old industrial city lies a natural wonder – the Paterson Great Falls. Established as a national park in 2009, local youth say its natural beauty and rich history are a must-see. Now, they’re combining creativity an...
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May
11,
2017
| 08:42 AM America/Chicago
As a child, Dominique Browning approached playtime differently… “I used to take my toys apart. While I did put the pieces back together…it still freaked my parents out,” she said. Behind this innocent destruction was destiny. With each doll, tr...
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March
23,
2017
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
The student union ballroom was buzzing. Not with Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) students, but with more than 600 elementary and middle school students from across TN. The students were competing in the 25th annual, regional Invention Con...
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2016
April
12,
2016
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
Sparking children’s imaginations. Inspiring students to seek Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers. Restoring a struggling economy. Sounds like some lofty goals. But the Vestal and Binghamton communities in the Southern Tier of ...
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2015
August
13,
2015
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
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