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Several activities took place last week in celebration of Bike to Work Week. From an informative brown bag session on bike safety, our bike sharing program, and a new proposed bike trail, to a bike ride around campus, many employees took the opportunity to show their support of getting to work on two wheels.
In addition to the benefits of getting exercise and saving the environment, Esri offers ongoing incentives for employees who bike to work (as well as walk, carpool, or take public transportation). It’s a win-win!
By Guest Blogger Lynnae Van Voorthuysen, Media Relations Intern
Forty-four women gave birth to the most influential men in U.S. history—our nation’s Presidents. This Mother’s Day, Esri highlights these “First Mothers” in an interactive story map.
Navigate the story map to discover many historical insights including:
- At 18 years old, Stanley Ann Obama became the youngest First Mother
- All 7 presidents born in Ohio were Republican
- Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams were born .2 miles apart
George Washington famously stated, “My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother.”
Join us in celebrating the mothers who raised the men who swore to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.
There was a lot of activity on campus last Wednesday in celebration of Earth Day. From a tree giveaway to an e-waste collection event, Esri employees did their part to make Mother Earth proud.
By Guest Blogger Rachel, Esri UC Student Assistant
When I got on the plane heading from New York to San Diego, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I knew there would be a lot of maps, and I knew I would be on my feet a lot, but “student assistant” was still a pretty vague term in my mind. Once I arrived, I quickly learned why – being a student assistant means many different things. From getting a behind-the-scenes look at the conference to learning what a banner stand is (and going on a scavenger hunt throughout the conference center to find them) to meeting thousands of fellow geogeeks, the week was an incredible whirlwind of people, activities, and – of course – maps.
While the first few days helping with set up and pre-registration were exciting, when Monday morning hit there Continue reading
If you’re like many Esri employees, the answer is two! In celebration of National Bike to Work Day, two events were held on campus to raise awareness about the benefits of cycling to work. Continue reading
Esri recently held an eWaste Recycle Day, with nearly 100 employees dropping off unwanted electronic items including computers, printers, monitors, TV sets, and cell phones. More than 5,600 pounds of equipment were donated to Goodwill, which processes it in an environmentally responsible way to help protect our planet from hazardous waste. The income Goodwill receives from the recycling program helps fund education, training, and job placement services for people with disabilities.
Truly a win-win. Happy Earth Day!
Take a virtual tour of the Esri campus via a story map to see our beautiful working environment: http://esriurl.com/EsriTour.
Last Friday evening, 40 employees were recognized for reaching their 20 year anniversary with Esri. The honorees, including six from regional offices, and their guests were treated to a festive fall-themed dinner. Entertainment and awards rounded out the evening.
Tour historic locations and places of interest in Redlands without leaving home! From fairytale-like Kimberly Crest to the Lincoln Memorial Shrine, the only museum dedicated to Abraham Lincoln west of the Mississippi River, get a glimpse of what makes Redlands so unique.
Your journey begins here.
By Maura, Strategic Marketing Intern
Intern Kathryn Hagerman occupies a unique niche at Esri. Serving as a member of the Partner Program Team, she is working to streamline knowledge transfer campaigns. She also worked to develop a collection of ArcGIS Online maps to share stories about the growth of the global Esri Partner Network and highlight exciting work Esri partners are doing.