How to Get Students Excited about STEM

In 2007, a research commission led by the Carnegie Foundation concluded that a strong educational foundation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is one of the most important factors in ensuring America’s lasting competitiveness in the global economy. However, numerous studies have since demonstrated that the United States is experiencing a noticeable gap in STEM skills and employment. As technological innovation and scientific research progress at unprecedented speeds, fu...

7 of the Reasons the Phillips Charitable Foundation Supports the NYPL You Need to Know

As CEO of Infor, Charles Phillips leverages the insights built up over the course of his career to develop one of the world’s leading enterprise software companies. Tech executive and philanthropist Charles Phillips and his Phillips Charitable Foundation have provided support to a range of charitable and educational causes. And through his foundation, the former Oracle Corporation president helps to foster the love of reading and civic engagement through donations to the New York Public Library....

How EHTP Is Celebrating Diversity in the Harlem Community

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The East Harlem Tutorial Program (EHTP) is one of the many partners of Phillips Charitable Organizations, which seek to support and enrich the lives of wounded veterans, single parents, and students seeking STEM degrees. Since its founding in 1958, EHTP has sought to ensure that all students - regardless of ethnic or socioeconomic background - receive the necessary classroom instruction, experiential education, and personal support to excel in higher education. In seeking to level the playing...