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Mentor Spotlight: Engineering Mentor encourages students through Future City

STEM learning is critical to a 21st century education. In order to prepare students to meet these future workforce demands, it is important to spark an interest in engineering today. That is where Future City comes in. Future City is an educational engineering competition for middle school students that combine a stimulating engineering challenge withContinue Reading >

Skillpoint is Getting Amped Up for Amplify Austin 2014

Skillpoint Alliance is thrilled to be participating in the second annual Amplify Austin community-wide giving day, beginning Thursday, March 20 at 6pm and ending at 6pm Friday, March 21. Amplify Austin, presented by I Live Here, I Give Here, is an initiative to increase philanthropy in Central Texas through online giving in a 24 hourContinue Reading >

Employee Profile: Ben Nelson – AmeriCorps VISTA

The mission of AmeriCorps VISTA members is to create and expand programs that bring low-income individuals and communities out of poverty. As an AmeriCorps VISTA, Ben Nelson has coordinated events, updating and monitoring website design, and overseeing administrative work in support of the FIRST® Robotics program. “Through my VISTA experience, I have had the tremendousContinue Reading >