Tag Archives: Education

SAIC Sponsors FIRST Championship

SAIC has announced its sponsorship of the FIRST championship, an effort by the firm to engage and educate students from K-12 in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. The event includes a robotics competition, where high-school students design and build robots, with the help of engineering mentors. The students program …

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Northrop Grumman Establishes Military Scholarship Fund

Northrop Grumman has given $10,000 to start a scholarship fund in honor of Lt. Gen. Larry Dodgen, the company announced this week. The scholarship will be chartered by a nonprofit organization, the Air, Space and Missile Defense Association, which will award $4,000 college scholarships to soldiers on an annual basis. …

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Community Colleges Link Up to Train Students for Green Jobs

To meet the growing demand for workers in the green economy, the American Association of Community Colleges and ecoAmerica have started an initiative to implement green training programs for the 1,200 community colleges across the country. The initiative, called Sustainability Education and Economy Development, launched an online learning center this …

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FCC to Expand E-Rate Program to Communities

The Federal Communications Commission is lifting restrictions on some of the funds part of its E-Rate program. The agency voted last week to allow after-school access to computers by local communities, and better guard against fraud and other measures. E-Rate is part of the $8 billion annual Universal Service Fund, …

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Cartoon to Help Educate on Cybersecurity in UAE

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority in the United Arab Emirates is using a cartoon in a national advertising campaign designed to increase awareness about cybersecurity. The new cartoon character, known as Salim, the Emirati cybersecurity adviser, will provide citizens with helpful information on methods to protect themselves and the UAE from …

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