Education


April 22, 2014

PG&E Donates to Science and Wildlife Center at Earth Day Festivities

A spinning vortex of water, molting dragons and flashing lights sound like features from upcoming summer blockbusters, but they’re actually part of exhibits at an interactive science and wildlife center for children and families.

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April 22, 2014

PG&E Honored by Baseball-Themed Nonprofit that Helps Children Read

PG&E President Chris Johns was honored at San Francisco RBI’s recent All-Star Dinner, where community leaders gathered to support the nonprofit’s integrated reading, baseball, softball and technology program.

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April 21, 2014

Bright Ideas Grant Fuels School’s Solar Car Races

Foxen Elementary School students learn about the benefits of solar energy with the help of a $5,000 PG&E Bright Ideas Grant.

April 16, 2014

PG&E Presents Hancock College with Incentive Check for Efficiency Upgrades

On Tuesday, PG&E representatives recognized Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria for its energy efficiency efforts and presented the school’s board of trustees with an energy incentive check for $36,477.

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April 15, 2014

PG&E Kicks Off 2014 Summer Jobs Program in Bakersfield, Sacramento and Fresno

PG&E, in conjunction with local Boys & Girls Clubs, has launched the Summer Jobs Program. Hundreds of teens in Bakersfield, Sacramento and Fresno will get career-building skills and many of them will get jobs at local businesses this summer.

April 15, 2014

American Gas Association, PG&E Fund Welding Scholarships at Butte College

In a unique partnership, the American Gas Association (AGA) and PG&E have created a welding scholarship program to benefit two Butte College students with full-ride scholarships.

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April 8, 2014

University Students Inspire PG&E through First-of-Its-Kind Competition

Nearly 60 students from 12 universities across PG&E’s service area spent the day at PG&E rolling up their sleeves to answer a critical question: Given the diversity of PG&E’s customer base, what are the best ways for PG&E to engage its customers on energy efficiency? The event was facilitated by Net Impact, a global nonprofit that empowers a new generation to work within and beyond business for a sustainable future.

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April 7, 2014

Students Take Part in First-Time STEM Summit

High school students from Fresno and Madera counties attend summit aimed at encouraging pursuit of STEM-related careers.

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April 1, 2014

PG&E Matches Diversity Scholarship during César Chávez Ceremony at JFK University

PG&E Vice President Ezra Garrett joined César Chávez’ grandson at an event at John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill. “The future is now,” said Garrett. “Lead today.” He made a surprise announcement that PG&E would provide funds for a scholarship.

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March 28, 2014

Teens Learn Game of Life, Prepare for PG&E Summer Jobs Program

Teens take part in interactive event designed to teach them about real-life budgeting and planning as they prepare for workforce.

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March 21, 2014

Veterans Make Great Employees, PG&E Director Says

There are three reasons that PG&E likes to hire veterans, a company official said during a keynote address at an “Honoring Women Veterans” event at Los Positas College on Thursday. They understand the meaning of service, realize the importance of training and know how to work effectively as a team, said Mary King, a PG&E senior director and chief of staff to President Chris Johns.

March 20, 2014

PG&E Helps Students Plant Trees for Arbor Week

Twenty two students at William Penn Elementary School in Bakersfield gathered in the afternoon sun on the first day of spring today to learn about safe planting practices and to celebrate California Arbor Week.

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March 19, 2014

PG&E Pipeline Welders Demonstrate Skills, Coach Students at Del Oro High School

More than 40 high school students gained insight and practical knowledge about what it takes to be a pipeline welder for a gas utility at Del Oro High School in Placer County today.

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March 18, 2014

New Energy Academy Students Pitch Business Plans to Community

High school students host showcase to present energy-related business ideas and plans to mentors and community members.

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March 18, 2014

Hitting the Right Note as PG&E Supports Fresno Jazz Workshop

The Fresno Milestones Youth Jazz Workshop introduces the music to middle school and high school students. With PG&E’s help, as this video story shows, more students now have the opportunity to participate.

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