NVBOTS Increases Focus on Bringing Shared 3D Printing Capabilities to Incubator Spaces

NVBOTS Increases Focus on Bringing Shared 3D Printing Capabilities to Incubator Spaces

Headquartered in Boston and founded by MIT engineers, New Valence Robotics (NVBOTS) has a mission to make 3D printing as easy as 2D paper printing. The company’s NVPro 3D printer, which features patented, automated part ejection capabilities that users have called “a game-changer,” fully launched in April 2016, though it was used in schools and STEM camps well before it was available to the general public.

Google/Coding Academy on Bronx News 12

Google handing over a big check to Citizen Schools in New York. Citizen Schools is a national nonprofit that partners with public schools to provide academic enrichment in under-served communities. The major financial investment of $500,000 from google will help launch a new coding academy pilot in our city students one on that will match one with a coding mentor from google.

Google helps fund Citizen Schools' STEM programming efforts

Google helps fund Citizen Schools' STEM programming efforts

Google's charitable arm announced yesterday that it has donated part of a $500,000 gift to support STEM programming education for middle school students in high-need Boston public school districts.

A personal connection to Harlem brings New Campus Director Chantell Brown to Global Technology Preparatory School

A personal connection to Harlem brings New Campus Director Chantell Brown to Global Technology Preparatory School

"I am excited to return in a capacity that will allow me to work directly with students and families in programming designed to explore ideas, encourage self-discovery and promote lifelong learning through hands on experiences and connections to caring adults and professionals," says Brown.

Students Take the Field at AT&T Park

Students Take the Field at AT&T Park

 In partnership with Bank of America and the San Francisco Giants, 9 students from Citizen Schools were able to go on to the field and take positions on base before the game for the Kids Take the Field event. On top of that, students were able to meet the players while out on the field, an experience the students said that they would never forget.

Google.org Expands Major Funding for Citizen Schools in Bay Area

Google.org Expands Major Funding for Citizen Schools in Bay Area

Redwood City, CA—August 1, 2017 – Today, Citizen Schools, a national nonprofit that partners with public schools to provide academic enrichment in underserved communities in four states, is announcing a major financial investment of $500,000 from Google.org, bringing the company’s total support of Citizen Schools to over $4.5 million.

Google.org Expands Major Funding for Citizen Schools in New York

Google.org Expands Major Funding for Citizen Schools in New York

New York, NY—August 1, 2017 – Today, Citizen Schools, a national nonprofit that partners with public schools to provide academic enrichment in underserved communities in four states, is announcing a major financial investment of $500,000 from Google.org, bringing the company’s total support of Citizen Schools to over $4.5 million.

Google.org Expands Major Funding for Citizen Schools in Boston

Google.org Expands Major Funding for Citizen Schools in Boston

Boston, Mass—August 1, 2017 – Today, Citizen Schools, a national nonprofit that partners with public schools to provide academic enrichment in underserved communities in four states, is announcing a major financial investment of $500,000 from Google.org, bringing the company’s total support of Citizen Schools to over $4.5 million

New TF Spotlight: Liana St. Bernard

New TF Spotlight: Liana St. Bernard

I decided to be an AmeriCorps Teaching Fellow because I've met so many adults impacted by childhood trauma. I feel like if someone was able to be a positive light to them in their childhood things could have been different. It made me reflect on my life and the support I had. At that moment I realized my calling to be a resource to children through education. 

Three Cary Residents Given President’s Volunteer Service Awards

Three Cary Residents Given President’s Volunteer Service Awards

Cary, NC – Every year, Americans who give their time to help others are presented with the President’s Volunteer Service Awards. And this year, three Cary residents who work to educate students without many resources were recognized for their effort.

Medford resident receives President’s Volunteer Service Award

Medford resident receives President’s Volunteer Service Award

Rachel Pollinger, of Medford, is among this year’s Gold-level President’s Volunteer Service Award honorees. Pollinger is being recognized for her work as a Citizen Teacher with the national nonprofit, Citizen Schools.

Local residents honored at national awards ceremony

Local residents honored at national awards ceremony

Jorge Nova and Doug Leonard, of Matthews, were among this year’s silver award honorees at the annual President’s Volunteer Service Awards ceremony on June 27. Nova and Leonard were recognized for their work as Citizen Teachers with national nonprofit Citizen Schools. The pair spends several hours each week sharing their expertise in particular fields with middle school students from low-income communities.

Meet the performers at Citizen Schools New York's CT Celebration

Meet the performers at Citizen Schools New York's CT Celebration

This year, hundreds of volunteers mentored and taught our students in NYC!  We cannot thank them enough for their commitment to our young people.  On August 15th, we're celebrating with an evening of comedy and drinks at the PIT in Kips Bay. Citizen Teachers will enjoy two drinks on us while enjoying a comedy performance by some of New York's funniest rising stars!

Saratoga resident Bob France was among the President’s Volunteer Service Awards recipients

Saratoga resident Bob France was among the President’s Volunteer Service Awards recipients

Saratoga resident Bob France was among the President’s Volunteer Service Awards recipients, winning the silver award along with 83 others across the country.

France was recognized for his work as a citizen teacher with the national nonprofit Citizen Schools, which requires him to spend hours each week sharing his expertise in his field with middle school students in low-income communities.

Norwell resident receives President’s Volunteer Service Award

Norwell resident receives President’s Volunteer Service Award

Michael Belivaqua, of Norwell, has been awarded the gold President’s Volunteer Service Award, for his work as a Citizen Teacher with the national non-profit Citizen Schools.

Norwell lawyer teams with Citizen Schools

Norwell lawyer teams with Citizen Schools

Every week, Norwell resident Michael Bevilacqua goes to work at the law firm WilmerHale, and spends time teaching middle school students from around Boston how to present a case to a judge.

“At the beginning, they don’t want to stand up in front of the class,” he said. “It’s amazing to see what they gain by the end of it. The shyest of them has enough confidence to stand up in front of the judge.”

Allston resident wins President’s Volunteer Service Award

Allston resident wins President’s Volunteer Service Award

Jody Weber, of Allston, is among this year’s President’s Volunteer Service Awards silver award honorees.Each year, the President of the United States recognizes volunteers throughout the country with these awards.