The Walt Disney Company Partners with U.S. State Department on “Hidden No More” Exchange Program

The 2016 film Hidden Figures shone a light on the brilliant, unsung heroes of the Space Race, three African-American women working at The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) whose expertise made it possible for astronaut John Glenn to launch into orbit. This previously untold story not only inspired viewers across the globe, it also sparked... Continue Reading →

Disney’s Aspire Program Turns One Year Old

The Walt Disney Company’s groundbreaking education investment program, Disney Aspire, began helping eligible cast members get a free college education one year ago. Disney Aspire, the most comprehensive program of its kind, launched with a five-year, $150 million investment to create new opportunities for the Company’s hourly employees, enabling them to pursue their educational goals... Continue Reading →

Disney & UCF Expand The Disney Aspire Program

Disney and the University of Central Florida are joining forces to expand Disney Aspire. This groundbreaking education investment program will empower the futures of some 53,000 Florida-based Cast Members with access to a free, quality college education at network schools and individual coaching through graduation. The Disney Aspire program gives hourly employees and cast members... Continue Reading →

Disney Invests $1.5 Million in Valencia College Culinary Arts & Hospitality Program

The Walt Disney World Resort is making a $1.5 million investment in the reimagination and relocation of Valencia College’s culinary arts and hospitality program. The college is creating a new campus in downtown Orlando and will feature state-of-the-art classrooms & cutting-edge technology for students. The campus will serve as the heart of Valencia’s culinary... Continue Reading →

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