Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has launched a new site for its “MathMovesU” to celebrate the initiative’s fifth anniversary.
According to the firm, “this expanded resource provides an interactive online destination for middle school students, parents, educators and others interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education excellence. The new website is the latest effort in a program that has inspired more than 1 million U.S. middle school students to experience the excitement that is possible with math and science.”
The program, “designed to inspire middle school students to get excited about math and science, ” has awarded more than $4 million to students, teachers and schools around the country.
“Raytheon launched MathMovesU with the goal of making math and science exciting to students – to help them make the connection between studying math and science today and having exciting careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics tomorrow, ” CEO William H. Swanson said. “Over the last five years, our MathMovesU program has been expanded to include several innovative, experiential initiatives and partnerships. As we look forward to new exciting opportunities in the future, I want to thank all of the teachers, schools, Raytheon volunteers and, most of all, middle school students, who have embraced this important mission for the future of our country.”