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  • Army, NSTA Name 20 Teams to Advance to National eCYBERMISSION STEM Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army, NSTA Name 20 Teams to Advance to National eCYBERMISSION STEM Competition

    The U.S. Army and the National Science Teachers Association have announced 20 student teams in grade six to nine from five U.S. regions as finalists for the 2016 eCYBERMISSION national competition. The NSTA-run online contest is sponsored by the service branch and aims to encourage students to identify and address community challenges through projects based on […] More

  • URS Linton Integration Facility Earns ISO Certification; Eric Arnold Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    URS Linton Integration Facility Earns ISO Certification; Eric Arnold Comments

    URS Corp. has received a certification from the International Organization for Standardization to recognize the company’s office in Linton, Ind. for complying with ISCO’s business operation and management standards, the Greene County Daily World reported Tuesday. The ISO 9001 and 14001 Quality and Environmental Management Systems distinctions evaluate how the URS Linton Integration Facility offers technical […] More

  • Turner Construction Completes Loudoun Fire-Rescue Facility; Ken Jones Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Turner Construction Completes Loudoun Fire-Rescue Facility; Ken Jones Comments

    Turner Construction has finished building a fire station and rescue center in Sterling, Va. under a project implemented in partnership with Nokes Partners and the Loudoun County. The structure occupies a five-acre section of the Kincora development site and there are plans to add five apparatus bays for the fire station in the future, Turner […] More

  • Simon Lee Accepts Honorary Doctorate From Alma Mater - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Simon Lee Accepts Honorary Doctorate From Alma Mater

    Simon Lee, STG chairman and CEO, has received an honorary doctorate degree from his alma mater of Korea University, recognizing his contributions to the community and education. Lee accepted the degree Thursday and delivered a speech during the College of Engineering's 50th anniversary celebration, STG said. During his keynote, Lee told the graduates to pursue […] More

  • Raytheon Recognizing STEM Volunteers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Recognizing STEM Volunteers

    Raytheon will hold a series of volunteering events between April 21 and April to honor employees who have spent nearly 400,000 hours of their personal time for volunteer projects during the past two years. The company is participating in National Volunteer Week to feature contributions of its employees to individuals and organizations, Raytheon said Thursday. During […] More

  • Salient Nominated for Helios Apollo Award; Brad Antle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Salient Nominated for Helios Apollo Award; Brad Antle Comments

    Salient Federal Solutions has been selected as a finalist for an award that recognizes Washington area-based employers who promote employee development and engagement within their organizations. The 2013 Helios Apollo Awards will be given during a breakfast ceremony May 29 in McLean, Va., Helios said Wednesday. An independent panel selected Salient as one of four nominees […] More

  • University Names Soccer Field After DynCorp; Steve Gaffney Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    University Names Soccer Field After DynCorp; Steve Gaffney Comments

    The American University of Afghanistan’s International Campus in Kabul has renamed its soccer field DynCorp International Field. The field hosted the country’s first intercollegiate soccer tournament involving six teams from universities based in the Kabul area, DynCorp said Monday. Afghanistan’s national soccer team has also used the field. “DynCorp International is proud to support global […] More

  • Rene LaVigne Wins Wash Biz Journal 'Minority Business Leader' Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rene LaVigne Wins Wash Biz Journal ‘Minority Business Leader’ Award

    Rene LaVigne, president and CEO of Iron Bow Technologies, has been selected to receive a Washington Business Journal award for business leadership, success and community involvement. LaVigne will receive the Minority Business Leader award March 21 at the Business Journal’s sixth annual awards ceremony in Washington along with 24 other awardees, the company said Wednesday. […] More

  • Booz Allen Holds Community Summit to Benefit Returning Veteran Women - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Booz Allen Holds Community Summit to Benefit Returning Veteran Women

    With the homecoming of troops and their reintegration into the community in mind, Booz Allen Hamilton is hosting a community summit in Fayetteville, N.C., which targets women veterans and their well-being. “With more women serving in our Armed Forces than ever before, there is an urgent need to address the challenges these women will face as […] More

  • CSC Releases Report Outlining Annual Corporate Responsibility Advancements - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CSC Releases Report Outlining Annual Corporate Responsibility Advancements

    CSC released its annual corporate responsibility report, detailing company progress in building a transparent and sustainabile business and advancement in its defined five focus areas. “Our theme this year highlights the fundamental impact our 93,000 employees have in advancing CSC's business and mission,“ said Michael W. Laphen, CSC chairman, president and CEO. “Our progress this […] More

  • Report: Executives Have New Motivation for CSR Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Executives Have New Motivation for CSR Programs

    According to a report by Weber Shandwick’s Social Impact specialty group, 30 percent of executives surveyed said impacting communities was their biggest concern in implementing corporate social responsibility programs. Significantly, the survey found making an impact is more important to executives than using corporate social responsibility for customer loyalty, branding, or retaining employees. These findings […] More

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