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February 2 , 2017 Stacey

Press Release

For Immediate Release Winner announced for Peer to Peer: Facebook Global Digital Challenge ARLINGTON, Va. – Today Facebook, along with EdVenture Partners, hosted the fall 2016 finals of the Peer to Peer (P2P): Facebook Global Digital Challenge at 1776 global incubator company’s event space in Arlington, Virginia. The Challenge is a global university competition started

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January 26 , 2017 Shavanna

P2P fall 2016 Africa regionals held in Ghana

  “Akwaaba!” the joyous sounding proclamation, simply meaning “Welcome!” was heard often to all who traveled to Accra, Ghana, for the Peer to Peer: Challenging Extremism (P2P) All–Africa Regional competition, held January 12–13 at the University of Ghana’s ISSER conference hall. Traditional Ghanaian drumming and singing echoed in the corridors as esteemed guests and dignitaries

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January 18 , 2017 Stacey

EVP hires five new Program Coordinators

Last month, five new Program Coordinators were hired at EdVenture Partners (EVP), continuing a growth pattern with expanding industry–education programs that EVP manages. The new hires completed training in Orlando, Florida, and have already begun the spring term as of this month. Each Program Coordinator oversees up to 25 schools around the world, acting as

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January 12 , 2017 Stacey

ACURA ILX MARKETING CHALLENGE FINALS HELD

On December 12 and 13, EdVenture Partners’ Acura ILX Marketing Challenge finals took place at Acura’s U.S. headquarters in Torrance, California. Three finalist teams were flown from around the country to make their final presentations directly to Acura, Honda and Mullen advertising agency leadership. The top honors were awarded as follows: First place – University

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December 19 , 2016 Stacey

P2P fall 2016 regionals held with OSCE in Germany

The climate has shifted since the Peer to Peer: Challenging Extremism (P2P) program’s humble beginnings with 23 schools in the spring of 2015. According to EdVenture Partners CEO Tony Sgro, in his opening remarks at a P2P regional competition in Germany earlier this month, the tone from university professors has evolved from being “paralyzed by

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November 7 , 2016 Stacey

EVP and P2P published in book that briefs incoming U.S. president

EVP and P2P published in book that briefs incoming U.S. president In early 2016, EdVenture Partners (EVP) was asked to contribute information about its Peer to Peer: Challenging Extremism (P2P) program in a prestigious publication the American Association of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) produces called The ANNALS. The ANNALS is a bimonthly 600-plus page

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