News for Education

Thursday, January 19, 2023
FBI New Orleans Accepting Applications for Citizens AcademyFBI New Orleans is now accepting nominations for the 2023 FBI Citizens Academy. The Citizen’s Academy is a stimulating six- to eight-week program that gives business, religious, and community leaders an inside look at the FBI. Students learn about the operation of FBI field offices and the services the FBI provides to partner law ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, January 09, 2023
Le Petit Theatre's production of The Color Purple opens on January 13th Tony and Grammy-nominated musical, based on the Alice Walker novel, THE COLOR PURPLE set in the early 20th century American South spans the life of Celie, an African American woman with dreams of escaping her husband’s control to reunite with her loved ones. Despite being oppressed, Celie embarks on a remarkable journey ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, January 09, 2023
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Categories: Community, Education, Economic
Tuesday, January 03, 2023
ONPATH FCU Collects over 1,000 lbs of Nonperishable food items across the metroMaking strides and recognizing the gaps that exist in our community   [METAIRIE, LA]: This past holiday season, OnPath FCU kicked off its “Be Fearless to Give” campaign that encouraged members and employees to donate nonperishable food items at local branches across the New Orleans Metro area. Donations were given to ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Economic
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a historic public-private partnership between the state of Louisiana, the Port of New Orleans and two global maritime industry leaders to build a $1.8 billion state-of-the-art container facility on the Lower Mississippi River. The new Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) in St. Bernard Parish will be able to serve vessels of all sizes, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, November 02, 2022
GNO, Inc. Relaunches Digital Tool for Exploring Local Careers and Training ResourcesDeveloped in partnership with Chevron, GNOCareerGuide.org will introduce students, parents, and educators to 130+ regional career options  NEW ORLEANS — Today, Greater New Orleans, Inc., in partnership with Chevron, announced the relaunch of the Greater New Orleans Career Guide, an online resource ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
Friday, October 28, 2022
Port of New Orleans Unveils Design Updates to the Louisiana International Terminal Based on Early Community Input Updates directly address sustainability, traffic, neighborhood buffers and drainage, while maintaining state-of-the-art operational efficiency   NEW ORLEANS- Today, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) announced progress on the Louisiana International Terminal in St. Bernard Parish, ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, October 28, 2022
New Orleans Company Launches Diverse Stock Photography Site to Empower BIPOC CreatorsOnline Optimism, a digital marketing and design agency with locations in New Orleans and Washington DC, has just launched a new stock photography project called Macro. Macro is a free stock photo site that allows users to download diverse imagery from diverse photographers. While the photos are free to download, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, October 21, 2022
 Port of New Orleans and the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad to Host Procurement Event   Port NOLA and NOPB partner with LA Contractor’s Licensing Board, Transportation Security Administration, Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc., Chase Bank, Fidelity Bank, Liberty Bank, & New Corp, Inc.  NEW ORLEANS – In an ongoing effort to engage local businesses in the New Orleans Gateway, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Hancock Whitney Offers $200K in Grant Opportunities Supporting HomeownershipCompetitive awards advance community reinvestment across Gulf Coast NEW ORLEANS (October 5, 2022) - For the fifth year in a row, Hancock Whitney, in partnership with the Greater New Orleans Foundation, is accepting competitive grant applications from eligible nonprofit organizations that promote access to homeownership, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, September 15, 2022
FOGO Solutions Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies Carrollton, GA, September 2022 -- FOGO Solutions is thrilled to announce that we have been recognized on the 2022 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The list represents an exclusive look into the nation’s most successful private businesses and plays an important role in the measuring of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, July 25, 2022
Entergy New Orleans makes resilience and hardening filing to strengthen gridRegulatory filing is next step in Entergy’s resilience conversation with regulators, communities NEW ORLEANS – Today, Entergy New Orleans became the first of Entergy Corporation’s operating companies to make a grid hardening and resilience filing with their regulator, the New Orleans City Council. The last two ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Delgado Community College Presents Economic Value Report, ‘A Century of Service’$588.1 million annual economic impact supports 10,059 jobs;   for every $1 invested in Delgado $5.30 is earned by students, $6.80 earned by taxpayers New Orleans -- A study released today by Delgado Community College, “A Century of Service: The Economic Value of Delgado Community College,” shows that the ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Press Release