Every Child Deserves a Chance – expanding access to education

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Every Child Deserves a Chance – expanding access to education

Worldwide, Ernst & Young encourages our people to volunteer in our communities. Across the Americas, one of the areas we focus on is improving access to education. And in the US and Canada, we place special emphasis on college and university access – especially for disadvantaged and minority students.

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College Readiness is Essential for Students and Businesses to Succeed
More than two-thirds of new job openings in the previous decade required some postsecondary education,[1] and by 2018, 63% of all jobs will require some form of higher education or training.[2] Despite this clear need for a college education, far too many students in Philadelphia and across the...
Oct 5, 2012 3:50 PM ET
Volunteer Work Becomes a Priority for Many Professionals
Next year New York will become the first state to require lawyers to perform 50 hours of pro bono work before being admitted to the state bar. Legal professionals already have made volunteer work a priority.  More than 1,500 area attorneys provide volunteer legal services through the Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County Inc. A non-profit program, VLSP offers free legal...
Sep 21, 2012 2:40 PM ET
Rego Park’s Nicole Griffith named first Ernst and Young Mentor of the Year
Nicole Griffith received the first Ernst and Young Mentor of the Year Award at the second annual Mentor’s Champions Golf Challenge held Sunday, Sept. 9 at Friar’s Head Golf Club in Riverhead, L.I. The 38-year-old Rego Park resident, who has been working at Ernst and Young LLP for 11 months, is assistant director and lead recruiter for the firm’s Financial Services Division in Manhattan...
Sep 14, 2012 3:05 PM ET
Ernst & Young LLP Donates $100K to MENTOR’s Youth Programs
(3BL Media) New York, NY - September 10, 2012 - Ernst & Young LLP celebrated its commitment to youth mentoring by donating $100,000 to MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and sponsoring MENTOR’s Champions Golf Challenge for the second year in a row. One hundred percent of Ernst & Young LLP’s donation will benefit MENTOR, the leading champion for youth mentoring...
Sep 10, 2012 2:40 PM ET
Great Mentors Get Out of the Office
Without the mentoring of my high school coach, I (Bill) would have never been able to achieve the success I did. I was cut from the junior varsity basketball team. The varsity coach took me to the Boys and Girls Club, paid the $2 membership and told me if I practice every day he would put me on the varsity team. His...
Sep 10, 2012 2:25 PM ET