A Day to Take Action, and to Take Stock

    September 18, 2014 3:54 PM by Cathy Coughlin

    Today is the third annual day of action for Texting & Driving … It Can Wait®. And as we have for the past two years on September 19, today we’re calling on everyone to get involved in the movement to end texting while driving, which is involved in more than 200,000 vehicle crashes each year.1

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    Spotlight On: Alex Donn

    September 18, 2014 12:00 PM by AT&T
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    What is your typical day like on the job?

    Lots of phone calls! I’m always looking for opportunities to amplify AT&T’s key messages, including ways we can help spread our corporate social responsibility and Application-Programming Interface (API) messages. For example, I identify and capture opportunities to work with schools and nonprofits that can work with us to help build applications that integrate our API offerings to solve some of their everyday problems.

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    Spotlight On: John Keller

    September 15, 2014 10:54 AM by AT&T
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    What is your typical day like on the job?

    It’s usually very busy. The areas I focus primarily on are renewable/alternative energy and management, oversight of AT&T’s deregulated energy portfolio and adding stability to the process. I help define what costs will be going forward for our energy efficiency projects, so we understand the markets and economics driving them and provide stability to our budget.

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    Laborers Band Together in Service Through Social Networks

    September 12, 2014 8:15 AM by Celeste Carrasco

    The Internet has profoundly changed the ways in which people can come together to bring about change. When individuals incorporate the latest technology and social media with their efforts, the results can offer transformative opportunities for all people – particularly in organizing the community.

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    AT&T and Udacity to Offer Scholarships to Underserved Students for New Online Tech Training Program

    September 11, 2014 8:00 AM by AT&T

    Non-profit organizations will award scholarships for nanodegees that will help students get high-demand technical skills

    Two-hundred students from diverse backgrounds will receive scholarships funded by AT&T and Udacity for an online degree that will help prepare them for careers in the tech industry. Announced today at The Atlantic’s Technologies in Education 2014 forum, the scholarships will cover the costs for students to earn nanodegrees.

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    AT&T Wins Governors Highway Safety Association Special Achievement Award for It Can Wait

    September 9, 2014 2:15 PM by AT&T

    Today, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) presented its 2014 highway safety awards to programs focusing on the nation’s most pressing highway safety problems at its Annual Meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan. AT&T received the 2014 Peter K. O’Rourke Special Achievement Award in recognition of outstanding highway safety accomplishments last year for the It Can Wait movement against texting while driving.

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    Spotlight On: Kelah Krause

    August 22, 2014 10:53 AM by AT&T

    As a woman who loves the outdoors and time with her horses, Kelah Krause knows what a clean environment looks and feels like. In fact, she has incorporated this passion for the environment into her role as logistics analyst for AT&T’s Lancaster distribution center in Texas.

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    AT&T Makes Million Dollar Contribution to Girls Who Code to Support Next Generation of Female Tech Leaders

    August 21, 2014 11:24 AM by AT&T

    Support Demonstrates AT&T’s Continuing Efforts to Promote STEM Education and Close the Gender Gap in Tech Industry

    AT&T today announced a $1 million contribution to Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors. The announcement was made at the graduation ceremony for AT&T’s Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program, a rigorous computer science course aimed at educating, inspiring and equipping high school girls with the skills, resources and confidence necessary to pursue opportunities in the technology field.

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    Notes From the Idea Lab

    August 20, 2014 9:30 AM by Roman Smith

    One of the most challenging, yet fulfilling parts of my job is learning about who our customers are and how to engage with them. We understand that when individuals walk into an AT&T store, they usually want to learn more about our devices and services, but we also want to help them learn more about who we are as a company.

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    Companies Can Help Carry the Water on Fighting Drought’s Effects

    August 18, 2014 2:00 PM by Susan Diegelman

    Across the United States, and especially throughout the South and West, drought has been a persistent problem that is more and more -becoming the new normal.

    Some recent photos from America’s largest reservoir, Lake Mead, show how drought is drastically reducing water reserves. This month, its water levels sank to a record low and federal water managers predict that by next spring, the level will have dropped even further.

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