Tag Archives: philanthropy

Northrop Grumman Donates Nearly $3M to UMD Cybersecurity Program; Sandra Evers-Manly Comments

Northrop Grumman has donated $2.76 million to the University of Maryland as part of an effort to offer cybersecurity curriculum to junior and senior students. UMD will use the gift to expand cybersecurity instruction and program administration, learning environment, scholarships and campus facilities for the Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students …

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Northrop Grumman, Nat’l Science Teachers Association Unveil STEM Program for Teachers

Northrop Grumman and the National Science Teachers Association have launched a new education initiative intended to build up the teachers’ science, technology, engineering and math instruction skills. The Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy is designed to equip middle school science, engineering and technology teachers with an understanding of what skills …

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Microsoft Donates $1M for Naval Academy Foundation’s Cyber Studies Building; Chris Cortez Comments

Microsoft has donated $1 million in gift to the Naval Academy Foundation as additional funding for the construction of a cybersecurity studies building. The Naval Academy Foundation plans to build a five-story, 206,000-square-foot facility for handling classified materials, the Naval Academy Alumni Association said Thursday. “Our support of the center …

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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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Leidos to Sponsor Washington Wizards’ Program; Roger Krone Comments

Leidos will donate $100 to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation for every blocked shot during the Washington Wizards’ Defending the Rim program. Roger Krone, Leidos CEO, said Tuesday the company supports “military veterans, troops and their families through several organizations, including the USO (United Service Organizations) and Special Operations Warrior …

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HP’s Marilyn Crouther Seeks Expanded Coverage for Veteran-Focused Support Project

Marilyn Crouther, senior vice president and general manager of the U.S. public sector business of HP Enterprise Services, leads the company’s partnership with the nonprofit Boot Campaign to provide support for injured soldiers. Melanie Dunham, Boot Campaign communications director, wrote in a piece published Thursday that HP’s Home of the Brave project has teamed …

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SAIC Backs Virginia Tech’s National Security, Tech Center with $750K Donation; Doug Wagoner Comments

Science Applications International Corp. has pledged to support Virginia Tech’s Hume Center for National Security and Technology over the next five years with a $750,000 donation. The Hume Center conducts research, education and outreach programs to help the national security community address communication and computation challenges, SAIC said Monday. “With this donation, SAIC will have opportunities …

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IBM to Offer Climate Scientists Free Virtual Supercomputer Access; Stanley Litow Comments

IBM will offer sustainability researchers and scientists access to the company’s World Community Grid supercomputing platform through an estimated $60 million in computing power to support scientific research. The company will accept project proposals from interested parties studying issues related to climate change and provide the selected researchers access to computing power donated by volunteers, IBM said Tuesday. This …

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