Education


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August 27, 2014

PG&E Provides Back-to-School Safety Tips to Help Prevent Injuries

As children go back to school in the aftermath of the Napa County earthquake, PG&E reminds Northern and Central California families and educators to discuss with their students how to stay safe around electricity and natural gas inside and outside the home.

August 26, 2014

PG&E, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Share Back-to-School Safety Lesson

With children of all ages going back to school, PG&E teamed up with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office in Redwood City on August 21 to provide safety reminders for families across Northern and Central California.

August 20, 2014

PG&E Provides $16,500 to Support Allan Hancock College Student Programs

Allan Hancock College students will directly benefit from a series of grants recently awarded by PG&E through the college’s foundation. The “Boosting Student Success” grants total $16,500 and will support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students.

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August 18, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Summer Jobs Program Becomes First Step toward Successful Career

Teens who have taken part in PG&E’s Summer Jobs program, a partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs, have gained experience to jump-start their careers.

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August 15, 2014

PG&E Donates Backpacks to Help Local Students Go Back to School

PG&E was among the sponsors of the backpack giveaway in Richmond. Kids get new supplies as they get ready for the new school year.

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August 11, 2014

PG&E Celebrates Teen Completing Summer Jobs Program

On Friday, PG&E hosted a “graduation” ceremony for the 55 area teens who completed the utility’s Summer Jobs program with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento. Throughout Northern and Central California, PG&E’s Summer Jobs program provided 210 youths with paid summer jobs and approximately 845 youths with workforce training this year.

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August 11, 2014

PG&E, Butte College Conduct Wildfire Safety Training for Reporters

When TV and newspaper journalists report on a wildfire, they need to stay safe themselves. As this video story shows, that was the premise in Oroville recently when PG&E, CAL FIRE and Butte College sponsored a day of media safety training.

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August 8, 2014

PG&E Celebrates Teens Completing Summer Jobs Program

PG&E joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County on Thursday evening in celebrating the 55 local teens who completed this year’s Summer Jobs program.

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July 24, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Honors Some of California’s Brightest Minds with College Scholarships

Since 2012, PG&E has offered Bright Minds scholarships to students who demonstrate community leadership, personal triumph, financial need and academic achievement. This year, 10 deserving students won $20,000 scholarships that are renewable for up to five years. Here’s a look at those students.

July 23, 2014

Cuesta College Receives $30,000 Energy Incentive Check from PG&E

Cuesta College recently received a check in the amount of $30,479 from PG&E as an energy incentive for the recent lighting retrofit project that took place on the San Luis Obispo Campus.

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July 16, 2014

PG&E Scholarship Sends Oakland Student to Leadership Program in Washington

Oakland High School student Donzahniya Pitre joined about 50 other young women at the six-day Young Women’s Political Leadership Program in Washington, D.C. The program is designed to give participants the tools needed for a career in political leadership.

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July 11, 2014

Meet the Interns: Whitney Pearson Helps Other Interns Learn About PG&E

Have you ever wondered what the day-to-day life of an intern is like? Whitney Pearson has the distinction of being the intern working in PG&E’s “intern department,” better known as the University Programs office.

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July 9, 2014

PG&E-funded Central Coast New Tech High School Teaching Tomorrow’s Leaders

Students at this innovative school in San Luis Obispo County are excited about the hands-on learning their school provides, as this video story shows. And school officials say none of it would have been possible without PG&E’s support.

July 8, 2014

PG&E’s Eric Brown Wins Award for Presentations at Cosumnes River Preserve

The Galt City Council presented PG&E’s Eric Brown with the Galt Community of Character Coalition for Integrity award for his work with students.

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July 3, 2014

Meet the Interns: Julian Alvarez Goes from Army to Alabama to PG&E

More than 200 college students are spending their summer working at PG&E. Every week, we’ll introduce one of those students and give them a chance to share what they’re learning. This week’s story is about Julian Alvarez, a student at the University of Alabama who is interning in PG&E’s Corporate Affairs department.

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