Education


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January 30, 2015

PG&E Donates Land to UC for Research in Sierra Foothills

The 41 acres of donated land, located about 60 miles northeast of Sacramento on the Yuba River, is part of PG&E’s land conservation commitment.

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January 23, 2015

VIDEO: Cal Poly Student Kimberly Lamar Says PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship Will Help Her ‘Make a Difference’

Kimberly Lamar, a Manteca resident and Cal Poly student studying environmental engineering, talks about the impact of winning a 2014 PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship.

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January 21, 2015

PG&E Provides Financial Support to San Joaquin County AgVenture Educational Program

Today, PG&E presented the San Joaquin County AgVenture with financial support to help it continue to educate nearly 11,000 third grade students about the source of their food and the importance of agriculture locally.

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January 8, 2015

VIDEO: Fresno State Student Tatiana Overturf Reflects on Winning PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship

A year ago, high-achieving Templeton High School student Tatiana Overturf thought she had no chance of going to college because her family couldn’t afford it. A PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship changed her life.

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January 6, 2015

PG&E Economic Vitality Grant Supports ‘Green’ Tech/Art Center

United Roots in Oakland is one of 10 organizations that were recently awarded Economic Vitality grants from PG&E. It will enable them to launch several new programs in 2015.

Lauren Killingsworth gets a hug from her mom as PG&E's Wendy Fukamaki and Vice Principal Bryan Lynch look on.
January 5, 2015

Applications for PG&E’s 2015 Bright Minds Scholarships Available through Feb. 9

Applications for the 2015 PG&E Bright Minds Scholarships are now available. Bright Minds scholarship winners will receive scholarships of up to $20,000 per year for up to five years; program finalists will receive $2,000 towards their studies.

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January 2, 2015

Cal Students, PG&E Partner to Help Businesses with Energy Efficiency

Students worked with small- and medium-size businesses to find out how PG&E can better assist these customers in becoming more energy efficient.

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January 2, 2015

Year in Review: PG&E Committed to Environmental Stewardship, Clean Energy

Being good stewards of the environment is important to PG&E, whether it’s helping to protect birds from coming into contact with power lines to deepening its commitment to electric vehicles within its fleet.

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December 16, 2014

PG&E Brings Garden-to-Table Education to Students in Pittsburg

At Stoneman Elementary in Pittsburg, PG&E planted fruit trees that will help students learn about garden-to-table healthy eating.

December 9, 2014

PG&E Awards $250,000 in Bright Ideas Grants to California Schools

As part of its ongoing commitment to renewable energy education and powering California’s future, PG&E today (Dec. 9) announced 39 recipients who will receive Bright Ideas Grants totaling $250,000.

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December 5, 2014

PG&E, AIA Foundation Announce Winners of Zero Net Energy Design Competition

PG&E joined the American Institute of Architects Foundation and East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation in announcing the winners of the fourth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy building designs.

November 28, 2014

Apply Now! Applications Available for 100 Scholarships from PG&E Employee Resource Groups

Applications are available for scholarship to be awarded by PG&E’s employee resource groups. Last year, the 10 groups distributed $317,000 to 157 students. Deadline to apply is Feb. 9, 2015.

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November 14, 2014

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Land Stewardship Program Recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Land Stewardship Program has once again received the Wildlife Habitat Council’s Corporate Lands for Learning accreditation.

November 10, 2014

PG&E Supports Literacy Through ‘Bikes for Books’ Contribution at Shearer Elementary

PG&E representatives presented a $2,500 charitable contribution to support Shearer Elementary School’s annual “Bikes for Books” event on Friday (Nov. 7). PG&E’s contribution will promote literacy through the purchase of books for the school’s student body ages five through 12. More than 600 teachers, families and students attended the event.

Sarah Risley is a member of nuclear-industry organizations that encourage students to focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
October 20, 2014

Nuclear Science Week: Meet PG&E’s Sarah Risley

Each day during Nuclear Science Week, Currents will profile a PG&E employee working at its Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County. Today, meet Sarah Risley, a nuclear training accreditation specialist.

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