Education


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May 24, 2016

Engineering Student, a Past PG&E Intern, Surprised with Scholarship Award

Krista Miguel walked into a Fresno State meeting room prepared to speak to a TV reporter about the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Instead, she learned she’s the winner of a PG&E Better Together Scholarship, worth up to $20,000 a year.

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May 23, 2016

At Giants Game, PG&E Surprises Petaluma Student with $20,000-a-Year Scholarship

High school student Claire Killian and her parents arrived at a recent San Francisco Giants game after they were told they would be taking a VIP tour of AT&T Park. Little did they know that PG&E representatives would be greeting them and award the 17-year-old a big scholarship.

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May 17, 2016

VIDEO: Students Act Locally, Think Globally with Solar Suitcases

Their futures are so bright they have to wear shades — especially the students involved in PG&E’s Solar Suitcase program. As this video shows, several students and teachers who participated in PG&E’s first Solar Suitcase program returned from delivering solar kits to communities in Kenya. It’s another example of PG&E’s commitment to STEM education and renewable energy.

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May 17, 2016

Inspired by Friend’s PG&E Scholarship, Chico High School Student Wins Big Herself

When Chico’s Madison Dunlap won a big PG&E scholarship last year, Olivia Leiker took notice. If her friend won, why couldn’t she? On Tuesday, Leiker and her classmates were asked to go to the library. They were met by a contingent from PG&E and her family with a big surprise for the 17-year-old high school senior.

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May 13, 2016

PG&E Surprises Student, Father with Big Scholarship

Television news cameras were rolling as PG&E recently awarded the first of 10 Better Together Scholarships to 17-year-old Dominic Navarro at Rocklin High School. See the video showing his surprise, as well as his father, a TV news photographer who captured the moment.

May 4, 2016

San Bernardino County: PG&E Joins Native American Tribe’s Earth Day Celebration

PG&E helped elementary school children celebrate Earth Day with a Native American tribe near the company’s Topock Compressor Station in Arizona.

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May 2, 2016

STEM Students Learn From PG&E Engineers in San Ramon

A group of high school students from San Jose took a closer look at utilities and the people who help design and upgrade its infrastructure. The tour was part of PG&E’s commitment to education and preparing students for energy sector jobs of the future.

April 14, 2016

PG&E Pays $318 Million in Property Taxes and Franchise Fees to Cities, Counties

Property tax and franchise fee payments, paid to cities and counties for use of public streets for gas and electric facilities, are one of the important ways PG&E helps drive local economies and supports essential public services such as education and public safety.

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April 6, 2016

Oakland Student Wins PG&E’s Black History Month Contest

An Oakland high school student is the winner of PG&E’s Black History Month photo and essay contest. Christian Kinnick wrote about a park cleanup as a way to provide more inviting outdoor environments for other young people.

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April 4, 2016

PG&E Collaborates on Day of Science for Local Students

More than 500 students took part in Dia de Ciencias — or, Day of Science — recently at University of the Pacific. The event was designed to inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists.

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March 29, 2016

PG&E Helps Innovators of Tomorrow Test Robot-Making Skills

More than 70 teams of middle and high school students recently gathered to show off their robot-making skills. And helping them was PG&E and 11 other utilities as part of the “Get Into Energy, Get Into STEM” program.

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March 17, 2016

High School Students Share Experience of Taking Part in PG&E’s Solar Suitcase Program

The Bakersfield students learned about electricity and how to build solar-powered suitcases to provide light. But they said the resulting global impact of their work, knowing it will help communities in Kenya, is the greatest benefit.

March 8, 2016

PG&E Hosts Mojave XP High School Students for Career Field Trip

Students from Barstow High School’s career academy learn about the importance of education, utility-industry careers and much more at a recent PG&E-hosted event.

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March 8, 2016

Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Central Coast Aquarium Partner to Launch ‘Tide Pools on Tour’

PG&E recently partnered with the Central Coast Aquarium to create an on-the-go marine biology educational experience for students called the “Tide Pools on Tour” program.

February 29, 2016

Boy Scouts Earn Nuclear Badge through New Partnership with PG&E

PG&E recently joined with the Boy Scouts of America Los Padres Council to host a new merit badge event for more than 40 local boy scouts.

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