Education

KBR, Partners Offer Craft Training Program for Future Vets; David Zelinski Comments

KBR, Partners Offer Craft Training Program for Future Vets; David Zelinski Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

KBR, Central Louisiana Technical Community College and Fort Polk have teamed up to launch a craft training program in pipefitting for active-duty military personnel. The team created the Veteran Pipefitting Training Program to help service members prepare for an industrial civilian career after their service in the military, KBR said Tuesday. Fort Polk’s Soldier for Life …

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Leidos SVP Robert Zitz to Keynote at Atlantic Council’s Cyber Student Competition

Leidos SVP Robert Zitz to Keynote at Atlantic Council's Cyber Student Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Robert Zitz, a senior vice president and strategic account executive at Leidos, will deliver a keynote address and serve as a judge at the Atlantic Council's Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge  that will take place Friday and Saturday in Washington. Zits will discuss the potential impact of cybersecurity threats on U.S. critical infrastructure during his speech, Leidos …

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Raytheon-Sponsored Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Kicks Off; David Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon-Sponsored Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Kicks Off; David Wajsgras Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Raytheon-sponsored 2016 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for 2016 will start Monday in an initiative to educate and develop both current talent and future generations of cybersecurity workers. “Now more than ever before, the U.S. and countries around the world are connected by global information networks,” David Wajsgras, president of Raytheon's intelligence, information and …

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MIT-NASA-Boeing Team to Roll Out Systems Engineering Certificate Program; Marc Nance Comments

MIT-NASA-Boeing Team to Roll Out Systems Engineering Certificate Program; Marc Nance Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has teamed up with NASA and Boeing to launch by summer an online program that seeks to provide the engineering workforce with continuing education and training on systems engineering. MIT Professional Education will deliver four courses under the certificate-based Architecture and Systems Engineering: Models and Methods …

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Huntington Ingalls Division Awards STEM Grants to Mississippi, Alabama Schools

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Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding division has awarded grants worth approximately $100,000 to support 25 science, technology, engineering and mathematics projects at elementary, middle and high schools in Alabama and Mississippi. “These grants allow students to implement STEM knowledge into these projects, while having fun in learning and interacting with each …

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Raytheon, SMU Form Cyber Research Partnership

Raytheon, SMU Form Cyber Research Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon and Southern Methodist University have formed a partnership to collaborate on research, offer internship opportunities and support other education initiatives in the field of cybersecurity, the Dallas Business Journal reported Friday. Danielle Abril writes the partnership builds on Raytheon’s work with SMU’s Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security at the Bobby B. …

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Sandy Carter: IBM Launches Programs to Train Students, Professionals on Cloud App Development

Sandy Carter: IBM Launches Programs to Train Students, Professionals on Cloud App Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event

IBM has invested in several educational programs meant to encourage university students, entrepreneurs and information technology professionals to learn how to develop cloud computing applications with IBM technology. The company said Wednesday it launched the Academic Initiative for Cloud to incorporate the Bluemix platform into cloud development curricula at 210 universities worldwide. The program offers the universities …

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