Author Archives: Belinda Raines

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    Travel Assistance for Students

    Posted on May 1, 2017 by in CGIF News

          Summer School in Budapest In conjunction with its 15th Conference and Exhibition, The European Ceramic Society (ECerS) is hosting its summer school, “Innovative Technologies in the Field of Ceramic Manufacturing”, July 7 and 8, 2017, in Budapest, Hungary. The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) and The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation are offering up to […]

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    CGIF Expands Teacher Outreach Across the U.S.

    Posted on April 12, 2017 by in CGIF News

      The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation participated as an exhibitor at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference in Los Angeles, California, which took place March 30 – April 3, 2017. Partnering with the NSTA is one of the best ways we have to introduce science teachers to our Materials Science Classroom Kit […]

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    CGIF to Receive Grant from Dr. Suri Sastri

    Posted on March 21, 2017 by in CGIF News

      The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) is pleased to announce that Dr. Suri A. Sastri of the Sastri Family Foundation is providing a $50,000 grant for the purpose of attracting, inspiring, and training the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals. Dr. Sastri is the founder, chairman and CEO of Surmet Corporation in […]

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    Winter Workshop 2017

    Posted on February 7, 2017 by in CGIF News

      The 2017 ACerS Winter Workshop took place Wednesday, January 18 through Sunday, January 22, 2017, at the DoubleTree by Hilton at SeaWorld Conference Hotel in Orlando, Florida.  The annual event is designed for ceramic and glass students and young professionals from around the world.  This year, the European Ceramic Society provided 15 travel grants for international […]

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  • CGIF Receives $50,000 Grant from Corning Incorporated Foundation

    Posted on January 10, 2017 by in CGIF News

      The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) is pleased to announce receipt of a $50,000 grant from the Corning Incorporated Foundation to support the CGIF’s student outreach programs to increase awareness of ceramic and glass materials science among middle school and high school students in the United States. This grant and partnership with the […]

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  • Internship for Engineering Student

    Posted on November 2, 2016 by in CGIF News

      The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) will support one intern for participation in the 2017 Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE) program, which is seeking applications from exceptional engineering students who display evidence of leadership skills and have a keen interest in public policy. Material Advantage students who are US citizens or legal permanent residents and […]

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    CGIF Releases Updated Science Kit

    Posted on October 17, 2016 by in CGIF News

      The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation is pleased to announce the release of an exciting, redesigned version of the Materials Science Classroom Kit. The kit, originally developed by the ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors, facilitates learning and inspires students to pursue careers in materials science.  Feedback from teachers and other users was utilized […]

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  • CGIF and GMIC Receive $20,000 Grant

    Posted on September 9, 2016 by in CGIF News

      The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) and The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC), are pleased to announce receipt of a $20,000 grant from the O-I Charities Foundation of Perrysburg, Ohio, to support CGIF outreach programs and provide travel grants to college-age students. The CGIF will use $10,000 of the grant to support the Foundation’s […]

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    CGIF Wins 2016 Best Technology Exhibit

    Posted on August 10, 2016 by in CGIF News

    The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) came away an award winner following its participation in the Technology and Engineering Showcase at the Ohio State Fair on Sunday, August 7, 2016.  The annual exhibition is sponsored by the Ohio Technology & Engineering Educators Association, which awarded the Foundation with the 2016 Best Technology Exhibit and an Outstanding Award for […]

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    CGIF Publishes its First Annual Report

    Posted on May 23, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Since its founding in 2014, The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) has worked diligently to achieve its mission of attracting, inspiring, and training the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals. Several programs were launched in 2015 to accomplish this goal and are highlighted in the Foundation’s 2015 Annual Report. The report explains how […]

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