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Centre Gives Raises $2.18 Million for Local Nonprofits | May 12, 2022

Centre Foundation’s 11th annual 36-hour online giving event concluded at 9 p.m. Wednesday with a total of $2,180,591 raised through 15,577 gifts to 200 participating nonprofit organizations. "The organizations that benefit from Centre Gives are able to do so much good, and we are blown away by our community’s continued support of these nonprofits.” Molly Kunkel, executive director of Centre Foundation, said in a statement.
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Cultivator Profile: Fostering Inclusion through Community Technology

Cultivate Blog | May 6, 2022

This is the story of how [Internet2 Catalyst Partner] Netta Caligari collaborated with CAMP sponsor and community champion company, West Arete, to create the CAMPfire app, a fully accessible, inclusive, and camp-themed social app … in less than one month!
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#OnSabbatical with West Arete

The Sabbatical Project via LinkedIn Live | April 7, 2022

If you're a leader who is contemplating a sabbatical policy at your organization - come listen to CEO Scott and Natalie (West Arete's Director of Outreach) talk about what they've learned through rolling out a company-wide policy at a small and growing business.
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Seriously Scalable, Resilient, Accessible, and Fun! West Arete’s Scott Woods on Developing the CAMPfire Social App

InCommon Blog | November 4, 2021

Scott Woods of West Arete shares how his team developed and deployed a fully accessible social app to support the CAMP and ACAMP events.
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Catalyst Program Brings Identity and Access Management Expertise, Support to InCommon Community

Internet2 Industry Announcements | June 8, 2021

Internet2 launched the InCommon Catalyst Program to support higher education institutions, research organizations, and sponsored partners.
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Comprehensive Guide on Sabbaticals

Harmonize HR Blog | March 30, 2021

Did you know that a sabbatical can make an employee 72% more productive? Find out the what, when and why of sabbatical leaves in this blog.
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6 Unconventional Yet Effective Ways To Boost Motivation and Inspire A High-Performance Culture

Forbes | April 23, 2019

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Putting the Living Wage Calculator into action

MIT News | August 21, 2018

Corporations and nonprofits are applying the popular MIT online tool to shape policy and set wages.
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Local software company makes Centre Gives event happen

Centre Daily Times | May 31, 2017

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State College community collaborates for most successful Centre Gives to date

Pennsylvania Business Central | May 26, 2017

Every year, the Centre Foundation rallies the Centre County community to raise funds for local organizations and nonprofits during Centre Gives, which provides an online platform for the public to give direct donations.
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A Blueprint for Business, Personal, and Community Success

Centre County Official Guide | April 2017

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AWARD: Visionary Company of the Year

Chamber of Business & Industry Centre County | December 2016

The Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County’s Excellence in Business Awards recognizes the best of Centre County’s business and entrepreneurial community. “The Excellence in Business Awards are a wonderful opportunity to showcase the strength and diversity of Centre County’s business community,” said Vern Squier, 2016 CBICC President and CEO.
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The Code of the Mountain Man

State College Magazine | August 01, 2016

How do rock climbing and socially conscious software development converge? It began in Hopewell Junction, New York, where Woods’ IBM-employed dad taught him and his sister to use computers.
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How mandatory sabbaticals will transform your company and your life

TEDxPSU | April 4, 2016

What if you and every other employee in your company were paid to take an entire month off of work off every year, in order to pursue your dreams? How would that impact your company? How would that impact your life? Scott Woods’ company West Arete tried exactly this experiment, and the results are amazing.
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