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Junior Achievement Of New York Honors Chris Levendos Of Crown Castle At Annual Lower Hudson Valley Champions Celebration

 Thursday, 20 May 2021

On Tuesday, May 18, Junior Achievement of New York - the leading provider of real world education for K-12 students in New York City, Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley - honored Chris Levendos, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer-Fiber of Crown Castle, with the 2021 Lower Hudson Valley Champions Award during the virtual Champions Celebration....

Junior Achievement of New York to honor Dan Schulman, President and CEO of PayPal, at the Inspiring Tomorrows Virtual Summit

 Wednesday, 18 Nov 2020

Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) is pleased to announce Dan Schulman, President and CEO of PayPal, as the 2020 Leadership Award honoree, to be featured as part of the Inspiring Tomorrows Virtual Summit, to be streamed on December 7th-9th....

Junior Achievement and Discover Launch JA Finance Park Virtual

 Wednesday, 30 Sep 2020

Just in time for the start of an uncertain school year of remote and hybrid learning, Junior Achievement USA, with the support of Discover, is announcing the launch of JA Finance Park Virtual®. The semester-long program is designed to help Middle and High School students better understand how to manage money by assigning them simulated life-scenarios and challenging them to successfully manage their finances....

Introducing the Junior Achievement of New York Inspiring Tomorrows Virtual Summit

 Wednesday, 30 Sep 2020

On December 7th-9th business leaders, government officials, and educators, will gather for a virtual three-day experience in support of Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York). This year's innovative Inspiring Tomorrows Virtual Summit connects the traditional gala audience to the work their support makes possible - access to work readiness, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship curriculum for K-12 students in New York City, Lower Hudson Valley, and Long Island....

Junior Achievement of New York Redefines Real World Education Amid COVID-19 Crisis

 Friday, 29 May 2020

Junior Achievement of New York – the leading provider of real world education for K-12 students in New York City, Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley – is broadening its hands-on, in classroom, and workplace-based programs to include virtual program delivery in response to the COVID19 pandemic....

JA New York Announces 2020 Business Plan Competition Winners

 Thursday, 28 May 2020

Junior Achievement of New York announced the top six teams of the 13th Annual Junior Achievement of New York Business Plan Competition (BPC). The format of the annual competition, which immerses teams of high school students into the world of entrepreneurship, was significantly altered this year due to the effects of COVID-19, but the lessons at the core of the program remained consistent....

JA New York Partners Honored by Junior Achievement with a U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award

 Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) today announced that it will honor several of Junior Achievement of New York’s corporate partners with Gold, Silver, and Bronze level 2018- 2019 U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award for providing at least 15,000, 10,000, 5,000 volunteer hours respectively to local Junior Achievement offices during the 2018-2019 school year. The U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award will be presented to 49 organizations at an awards ceremony and celebration event the New York Academy of Sciences during the JA Volunteer Summit, supported by American Express, on March 17, 2020 in New York, NY....

Ana Rua of Crown Castle Joins the Board of Directors at Junior Achievement of New York

 Thursday, 13 Feb 2020

Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) announced that Ana Rua, Government Affairs Manager at Crown Castle has joined the Board of Directors....

Junior Achievement of New York Receives New Funding for the First Half of its 2019-20 Fiscal Year

 Friday, 24 Jan 2020

Junior Achievement of New York – the leading provider of real world education for K-12 students in New York City, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley – received over $1,200,000 in program support during the first two quarters of the 2019-20 fiscal year, starting July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020....

JA New York Honors Gavin O'Connor, COO and CFO of Point72; Kim Kaupe, Co-founder and CEO of The Superfan Company; and Yonkers Teen at Annual Gala

 Thursday, 21 Nov 2019

On Tuesday, November 19, more than 400 business leaders and professionals gathered at the Junior Achievement of New York Leadership Awards Gala at Gotham Hall to celebrate three distinguished honorees and to raise funds to support the delivery of financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness programs....

Angela Harrell and Sean Houston Join the Board of Directors at Junior Achievement of New York

 Friday, 25 Oct 2019

Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) announced that two new members were elected to its Board of Directors....

Junior Achievement of New York President and CEO Wins National Leadership Award

 Tuesday, 23 Jul 2019

Joseph A. Peri, President and CEO of Junior Achievement of New York is the 2019 recipient of the Junior Achievement USA® Charles R. Hook Award....

Junior Achievement of New York Receives Funding for the Second Half of 2018-2019 Fiscal Year

 Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019

Junior Achievement of New York received over $865,000 in program support during the last two quarters of the 2018-19 fiscal year from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019....

WT Clarke High School Takes First Prize at Junior Achievement of New York’s 12th Annual Business Plan Competition

 Friday, 07 Jun 2019

On Wednesday, June 5, aspiring entrepreneurs Abishek Ravindran, Shayan Huda, Makaeel Sheikh, and Louis Zaino from WT Clarke High School led their team to victory in the final round of Junior Achievement of New York’s 12th Annual High School Business Plan Competition (BPC)....

Junior Achievement of New York Honors Jack Kopnisky, President and CEO of Sterling National Bank, at Annual Champions Dinner

 Monday, 13 May 2019

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, Junior Achievement of New York (JA) presented the 2019 Champions Award to Jack Kopnisky, President and CEO, Sterling National Bank, in recognition of the bank’s commitment to exemplary corporate citizenship and community engagement across Greater New York....

JA New York Partners Honored by Junior Achievement with U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award

 Monday, 25 Feb 2019

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) today announced that it will honor several of Junior Achievement of New York’s corporate partners with Gold, Silver, and Bronze level 2017- 2018 U.S....

Gabriella Fitzgerald and David Fishman Join the Board of Directors at JA New York

 Monday, 11 Feb 2019

Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) announced that two new members were elected to its Board of Directors....

Paul Griggs and Tyler Spalding Join the Board of Directors at Junior Achievement of New York

 Monday, 11 Feb 2019

Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) announced that two new members were elected to its Board of Directors....

Yvette Baez and Michael Finn Join the Board of Directors and JA New York

 Tuesday, 04 Dec 2018

Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) announced that two new members were elected to its Board of Directors....

Junior Achievement of New York Leadership Awards Gala Honors NYC Leaders

 Thursday, 08 Nov 2018

On Tuesday, November 6, Rodney O. Martin, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Voya Financial, and longtime partner of JA New York, was honored with the 2018 Leadership Award for his dedication to Junior Achievement of New York and the young leaders their programs inspire....

Survey Finds Teens and Young Adults Continue Putting off Career Decisions as They Progress from High School to College (COPY_1591109572986)

 Thursday, 08 Nov 2018

Research from Junior Achievement USA and The Hartford shows students struggle with career choices well into their college career...

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