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June 30, 2014

GOVERNMENT

One Team. One Fight. Our Fight for LLS.

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Here at Cisco, records aren’t meant to be broken…   They are meant to be shattered!   Especially when those records are for a great cause. And this past Father’s Day, everyone smiled just a bit wider knowing that the entire organization came together to make a difference. I am so proud of our Cisco team for […]

Cisco Executive Volunteers to Help Typhoon Victims

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This blog post was written by guest blogger John Baekelmans, Chief Technology Officer for Cisco’s Smart+Connected Communities organization in the U.K. In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, John volunteered in the Province of Samar, in the community of Daram, the Philippines, from May 1 to 17, 2014. I am sure most of you remember the […]

Cisco Investment in City Year Helps to Bridge Skills Gap in San Jose

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Cisco has supported the communities where its employees live and work for close to 30 years.  We leverage our resources and technology to multiply individual and nonprofit efforts to improve people’s lives. One area Cisco focuses on is improving student performance in education, particularly in underserved communities. Cisco is therefore proud to partner with nonprofit […]

Cisco Senior Leaders Mentor Students in STEM

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This week in 9 Cisco offices around the world, 220 senior executives modeled some of Cisco’s core values by volunteering to mentor 400 students in STEM (science, technology, education and math). Cisco has been actively engaged in helping the communities in which our employees live and work since the company started in 1984. We do […]

Cisco Employees Build Awareness about Hunger…Literally

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Every year, during Cisco’s Global Hunger Relief Campaign, employee teams across our campuses design and construct “cansculptures” —  pieces of art made entirely out of canned goods (which are later donated to a local food bank), to raise awareness about hunger and our annual giving back initiative. This year, Cisco employees in Lawrenceville, Georgia, Research […]

November 12, 2013

EDUCATION

STEM Education Must be a Hands-on Approach

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Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields are critical to innovation and the continued development of the U.S. economy. However, trends are showing that while there are and will continue to be plenty of jobs in these fields, many students are unprepared or lack the desire necessary for employers of the future to fill these […]

Cisco STEM Mentoring Events Aim to Inspire Students

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By 2018, it is estimated there will be 1.2 million U.S. job openings in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. While that sounds like good news, there is an acute shortage of qualified applicants to fill these jobs. The students in our schools today simply don’t have the skills and desire needed to compete […]

Cisco Supports Citizen Schools as a National Leadership Partner

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Citizen Schools, a national nonprofit organization that partners with middle schools to expand the learning day for underserved students, today announced Cisco as a new National Leadership Partner. Cisco and the Cisco Foundation have supported Citizen Schools since 2009, providing more than $1.24 million in grants and products to help the program expand from 10 schools in five states to […]

Cisco Employees To Be Among 1 Million STEM Mentors By 2020

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Today, Cisco’s Patrick Finn, Senior Vice President, Public Sector, joined U.S. President Barack Obama and 9 other leading U.S. technology companies and education nonprofits to launch US2020 at the White House Science Fair. US2020 is an all-hands-on-deck initiative that aims to connect more science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals to students from kindergarten through […]