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MarkLogic’s Amanda Mason Eyes Hands-On Cyber Learning With Public/Private Sector Support

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 24, 2016 — Amanda Mason, director of strategic programs for the intelligence community at MarkLogic, believes her experience with the U.S. Air Force comes in handy as she works to drive both private and public sector support for cybersecurity learning programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. U.S. News & World …

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Raytheon Partners With American University’s Cyber Governance Center; Dave Wajsgras Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and American University’s Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center have teamed up to promote cybersecurity governance through research and education programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday it helped fund KCGC and will collaborate with the university to develop new governance strategies. “Teaming with academia …

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Raytheon, US News Report Shortage in Local STEM Talent; Dave Wajsgras Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 20, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and U.S. News & World Report released the findings of a joint study that points to a shortage in homegrown science, technology, engineering and math talent in the U.S., ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The 2016 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index report indicates that while the …

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ALATEC Eyes IT Services Expansion Through USi Purchase, Changes Name to Ignite

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ALATEC has purchased Huntsville, Alabama-based information technology services provider USi for an undisclosed sum in an effort to expand its IT offerings for federal government and commercial clients. ALATEC, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business in Huntsville, has also changed its name to Ignite as part of its corporate rebranding efforts, …

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Lockheed Unveils Online Education Program Focused on Deep Space Exploration

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has launched an education program that is focused on science, technology, engineering and math and will utilize virtual reality tools, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Friday its Generation Beyond program will provide students an online curriculum on deep space …

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Lockheed to Support College of Entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will sponsor a College for Business and Entrepreneurship at King Abdullah Economic City in Saudi Arabia, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Wednesday it has partnered with Babson Global, the Saudi Arabia Economic Offset Program office and KAEC to open the …

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Oracle Eyes $200M Investment to Support ‘Computer Science for All’ Initiative

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2016 — Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) plans to invest an estimated $200 million into educational programs over the next 18 months in support of the White House’s Computer Science for All initiative, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the investment aims to deliver computer science education …

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SAP to Award STEM Grants Under White House ‘Computer Science for All’ Initiative

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 15, 2016 — SAP (NYSE: SAP) plans to award $2.4 million in grants to nonprofit organizations to promote computer science and other specializations in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math as part of the government’s Computer Science for All initiative, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The …

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Navy Picks 5 Firms for Potential $503M Educational Program Support IDIQ

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The U.S. Navy has selected five companies to provide teaching and research services and subject matter expertise in support of the Naval Postgraduate School’s educational programs under a potential $502.7 million contract. Creek Technologies, General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Digital Consulting Services, DeVine Consulting and MAC Consulting Services will execute the …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon-ISC2 Foundation Program to Address Gender Gap in Cyber

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 26, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with the ISC2 Foundation to launch a scholarship and internship program for female college students in the field of information technology security, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the program will offer $90,000 over three years …

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