Philanthropy

Raytheon Promoting STEM During Math Month

Raytheon Co. is supporting Mathematics Awareness Month, the company announced Monday. The defense contractor has teamed with educational facilities and centers to promote educational and processional careers in science, technology, engineering and math. The company said its MathMovesU initiative will travel around the country to engage students in interactive hands-on …

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Hughes Sponsoring Nationwide Robotics Competition

Hughes Network Systems is supporting a high school robotics competition for the sixth straight year, the company announced Monday. Company executives will serve as judges in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Robotics Competition’s D.C. regional event from Thursday to Saturday. Executives also participated as judges for the …

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Sotera Donates to Fisher House; John Hillen Comments

Sotera Defense Solutions and the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation are partnering to raise $10,000 for the Fisher House Foundation. The foundation provides homes for military personnel and their families while loved ones are receiving care. Sotera President and CEO John Hillen and USGIF President Keith Masback presented the donation during …

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Battelle Donation Supporting International Robotics Competitions

Battelle gave a $10,000 donation to support international robotics competitions. The independent research and development organization said the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems Foundation organizes hands-on robotics competitions. Since the AUVSI originated, it has awarded more than $1.2 million to students in prize money. The competitions attract students from around the …

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CenturyLink Offering Colorado Teachers $150K in Tech Grants

CenturyLink and the Public Education and Business Coalition are partnering to provide $150,000 in technology grants for teachers in Colorado, CenturyLink announced Friday. The CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Colorado Grant Program is accepting applications from teachers who want to implement technology in their classrooms through March 23. Scott Russell, CenturyLink …

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Northrop Supporting White House Veteran Workforce Initiative

Northrop Grumman is participating in a White House initiative to help veterans transition into the civilian workforce, Northrop announced Tuesday. Northrop pledged to support the Joining Forces Initiative, established by first lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden. Northrop has pledged to expand veteran outreach and recruitment while strengthening partnerships …

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Raytheon to Participate in National Engineers Week

Raytheon will participate in National Engineers Week from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25, Raytheon announced Friday. National Engineers Week originated in 1951 and contains more than 100 professional societies, major corporations and government agencies. National Engineers Week promotes pre-college literacy in math and science and encourages students to pursue engineering …

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Northrop Sponsoring Smithsonian Aerospace Diversity Series

Northrop Grumman Corp. will sponsor the Smithsonian Institution’s heritage and history education initiative for 2012, Northrop announced Monday. This is the seventh consecutive year Northrop is sponsoring the initiative and the company will sponsor the initiative through 2014. According to the Smithsonian, the program recognizes accomplishments of African Americans, women, …

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Booz Allen Hosting Veteran Healthcare Summits

Booz Allen Hamilton is hosting community summits focused on veterans’ access to healthcare, according to a company announcement Tuesday. Booz Allen is hosting the first summit Wednesday in San Antonio and will host similar summits in San Diego, Fayettewille, N.C. and Radcliff, Ky. The company said local government, advocacy groups, …

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Northrop Supporting STEM Program for Middle, High School Teachers

Northrop Grumman and Conservation International have launched a professional development program for science teachers in public middle and high schools, Northrop announced Thursday. Northrop said the ECO Classroom program will help teachers inspire students to pursue careers in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). A group of teachers will be selected to travel La Selva …

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