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  • Lockheed Unveils STEM Scholarship Program; Patricia Lewis Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Unveils STEM Scholarship Program; Patricia Lewis Quoted

    Lockheed Martin has introduced a potential five-year, $30M scholarship initiative to help college and high school students pursue degrees in computer science and engineering. The company said Thursday its science, technology, engineering and math program will provide yearly scholarship grants worth $10K to 200 chosen students starting in 2019. Lockheed will continue to pick up […] More

  • LexisNexis Presents Computer Science Education Program at House Committee Innovation Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    LexisNexis Presents Computer Science Education Program at House Committee Innovation Forum

    LexisNexis Risk Solutions presented its free summer coding and computer science mentoring program at a House Education and the Workforce Committee forum that took place Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Rep. Karen Handel, R-Ga., invited LexisNexis and 24 other participants across the country to present their education programs before committee members and attend a congressional showcase focused […] More

  • Seattle-Based Nonprofit Code.org Raises Funds for Computer Science Education Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Seattle-Based Nonprofit Code.org Raises Funds for Computer Science Education Programs

    The Seattle-based Code.org nonprofit organization has secured $12 million in funds from investors such as PwC, Infosys and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle Times reported Monday. Hadi Partovi, co-founder and CEO of Code.org, said the organization plans to use the money to update its computer science curricula and train more teachers to educate K-12 students […] More

  • Salesforce to Invest $50M in K-12 Computer Science Education - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Salesforce to Invest $50M in K-12 Computer Science Education

    Salesforce has pledged to invest $50 million and one million volunteer hours over five years in K-12 computer science education across the U.S. The company said Tuesday its Salesforce.org charity arm will offer 10 free Salesforce software subscriptions to all eligible public K-12 schools nationwide. Salesforce.org also plans to grant $1 million to nonprofit organization Code.org to help increase […] More

  • Executive Profile: Diana Burley, Executive Director & Chair of I3P - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Diana Burley, Executive Director & Chair of I3P

    Diana Burley has served as executive director and chair at the Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection since October 2015. She is also full professor of human and organizational learning at the George Washington University. Burley previously worked as an associate professor, director of executive leadership doctoral program and chair of the human and organizational learning department at GW. The cybersecurity workforce […] More

  • Intel Supports Obama Administration-Introduced Computer Science Education Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intel Supports Obama Administration-Introduced Computer Science Education Program

    Intel has made several investments in support of a computer science education program introduced by President Barack Obama dubbed Computer Science for All. The company said Monday it made the investments in support of Intel’s $300 million Diversity in Technology program that has committed to diversify the pool of available technical talent. The investments aim to establish a […] More

  • Oracle Invests $1.4B to Support EU Computer Science Education Efforts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oracle Invests $1.4B to Support EU Computer Science Education Efforts

    Oracle will invest $1.4 billion in direct and in-kind to support computer science education across member states of the European Union in support of efforts to educate 3.1 million students in 110 countries. Oracle said Thursday the contract, that includes a one-year base period and four option years, will look to offer CS, Java and Database instruction training […] More

  • Lockheed, Penn State Forge New Research Partnership Deal; Dan Heller Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Penn State Forge New Research Partnership Deal; Dan Heller Comments

    Lockheed Martin and Pennsylvania State University have entered into a new agreement to collaborate on various studies, enhance recruitment and help finance some of the university’s programs. The partnership seeks to develop a framework to drive future research projects focused on computer science, cybersecurity, supply chain and aerospace engineering, Penn State said Thursday. Under the agreement, Penn State students […] More

  • Air Force Taps Ohio Aerospace Institute for Computational R&D Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Taps Ohio Aerospace Institute for Computational R&D Contract

    The Ohio Aerospace Institute has won a $13.1 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide computational research and development services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Monday OAI will work to integrate fluid dynamics, aerodynamics, physics, mathematics and computer science concepts to computationally simulate canonical configuration flows and real-world applications of current and future aerospace and weapons systems and […] More

  • Ball Aerospace Eyes New Maryland Office for Cyber Business Expansion - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ball Aerospace Eyes New Maryland Office for Cyber Business Expansion

    Ball Aerospace and Technologies plans to open a new office in Columbia, Maryland  this summer as part of expansion initiatives after the company completed its acquisition of specialized engineering cyber services provider Wavefront Technologies. The company said Tuesday it seeks candidates from various fields such as systems engineering, software development, cybersecurity, intelligence analysis and computer science to join the Maryland office. Ball Aerospace […] More

  • MarkLogic“™s Amanda Mason Joins Panel Discussion on Cybersecurity at US News STEM Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MarkLogic“™s Amanda Mason Joins Panel Discussion on Cybersecurity at US News STEM Conference

    MarkLogic“™s Amanda Mason has said her experience in the U.S. Air Force has helped her coordinate groups from both the private and public sectors to provide students of cybersecurity learning programs with “hands on experiences,“ U.S. News & World Report reported Friday. Tom Risen writes Mason, director of strategic programs for the intelligence community at […] More

  • Oracle to Invest $200M Into White House's Computer Science Education Initiative - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oracle to Invest $200M Into White House’s Computer Science Education Initiative

    Oracle seeks to pump $200 million for the next 18 months into a White House initiative meant to support computer science education in the U.S. The investment on the Computer Science for All program is intended to provide computer science education to more than 200,000 students through the Oracle Academy educational program, Oracle said Wednesday. “Our latest research […] More

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