Philanthropy

Raytheon Donates $100K to Polish Technical Universities; Thomas Vecchiolla Comments

Raytheon Co. has donated $100,000 in educational investments to Poland’s Military University of Technology and Warsaw University of Technology with the goal to further STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) studies. Each university will receive half of the amount to finance scholarships and research programs in engineering, Raytheon said Thursday …

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Orbital ATK Awards $135K Undergraduate Scholarships to 70 Students; David Thompson Comments

Orbital ATK has awarded a combined $135,000 in scholarships to help the children of the aerospace company’s employees pursue their post-secondary education for this coming academic year. The company said Wednesday Scholarship Management Services selected 70 scholarship recipients based on their test scores, grade average, class ranking, work experience, career objectives and …

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Leidos Backs University of Virginia’s Data Science Projects; Gulu Gambhir Comments

Leidos has donated $200,000 to the University of Virginia to support cybersecurity, healthcare informatics and sustainable energy research efforts at the university’s Data Science Institute, UVA Today reported Friday. Josie Pipkin writes Leidos also agreed to provide its DigitalEdge cloud-based analytics technology for student capstone projects. “Data science and analytics …

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Northrop’s Laser Systems Unit Awarded for Partnership with Florida Schools

A Northrop Grumman business unit has received a Commissioner’s Business Recognition Award from the Orange County School District, Florida Education Foundation and Florida Department of Education for the company’s partnerships with local schools. Northrop said Wednesday its laser systems business has worked on programs such as the Wekiva High School Laser Photonics Career Academy …

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Raytheon Gives Engineering Grant to Calvert Schools; Christine Cunningham Comments

Raytheon has chosen 25 elementary school teachers in Maryland’s Calvert County Public Schools district to receive a $37,000 grant in an effort to promote engineering concepts and activities to students. The award is part of Raytheon’s $2 million scholarship program with Boston’s Museum of Science that aims to advance science, technology, engineering and math education …

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Wes Bush: Northrop Makes Virginia Tech Contribution With C4ISR, Unmanned Focus

Northrop Grumman has agreed to invest $750,000 in Virginia Tech’s scholarship and faculty fellowship programs. The donation will go toward the university’s senior faculty fellowship in advanced intelligence systems and scholarship program in military leadership for the students of Corps of Cadets and College of Engineering, Virginia Tech said Thursday. “We expect …

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NS2 Serves Adds New Veteran Class to Training, Employment Program; Stephen Kupcha Comments

NS2 Serves, a nonprofit organization established by SAP National Security Services, has added a new group of military service veterans to its technology training and employment program. NS2 Serves will train the veterans on how to use SAP software applied in government and business operations under the three-month residential course, NS2 Serves …

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