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Mar 05, 2015

Bronx Native, Per Scholas graduate Servon Lewis, Gives Opening Speech at National Summit in Washington D.C.

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BRONX, N.Y. — March 5, 2015 — Per Scholas graduate and local Bronx native Servon Lewis, 26, gave the opening speech at a national summit in Washington, D.C. on February 26 focused on creating more job and career opportunities for young people across the United States.The event hosted by Opportunity Nation, a bipartisan coal...

Jan 28, 2015

Per Scholas Goes to CES

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Per Scholas Instructors Eduardo Hernandez and Opo Herrera walked the 2.2 million net square feet of exhibit space at CES 15 in Las Vegas taking in all the newest and greatest advancements in technology. After four days and nearly 100,000 steps (they have the pictures to prove it!) we’re happy to share th...

Dec 14, 2014

Employer Partner Control Group to lead tech strategy of LinkNYC Public Wifi Project. Per Scholas graduates to be trained for upkeep of devices throughout City.

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New York City approved a plan to replace a total of 7,600 outdated pay phone booths with public WiFi kiosks in all five boroughs by 2019.LinkNYC is a first-of-its-kind communications network that will bring the fastest available free Wi-Fi to millions of New Yorkers, small businesses, and visitors. The icing on...

Jan 28, 2014

Per Scholas invited to White House Event focused on the long-term unemployed

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Bronx-based IT job training nonprofit, Per Scholas, Attends White House Event Focused on Serving the Long-Term UnemployedPlinio Ayala, Per Scholas President & CEO, meets with Vice President Joe Biden to discuss strategy, scale and implementationBronx, N.Y. January 31, 2014 — Per Scholas, a national non-profit providing free IT job training and career support to...

Aug 27, 2012

The Olympics for Robots!

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Right after hosting the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in London, the United Kingdom is holding another competition, this one without people. Bristol is holding the FIRA RoboWorld Cup. Robots are currently competing in sports like soccer, sprinting, basketball and weightlifting! If you ever wondered what robots use as dumbbells, its...