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ICF Wins Deal from Dept. of Education

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) won a four-year, $38 million contract from the U.S. Department of Education to support operations centering on the department’s Race to the Top (RTT) program. ICF will support technical assistance for RTT grantees, as well as to other education agencies. “ICF is honored to bring its expertise …

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Lockheed’s Ray O. Johnson Talks More About 2010 USA Science and Engineering Festival

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CTO Dr. Ray O. Johnson spoke with EarthSky.org about the upcoming 2010 USA Science and Engineering Festival, which he and the firm are enthusiastically backing. “One of the things we know about interest in science and technology is that the decision to go into those fields …

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SAIC’s Amy Alving Presents Deserving Schools with STEM Grants

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) donated $17, 000 to two Panama City Beach-area schools. Surfside Middle School and Covenant Christian School Science received the grants to boost Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs. SAIC Chief Technology Officer Amy Alving presented the grants to school officials, including a pair of $2, 500 awards …

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USIS’ Mike Fraser Joins Board of Advisers at CNU’s Business School

USIS’ Mike Fraser, president of the firm’s security solutions division, has been invited to join the board of advisers at Christopher Newport University’s School of Business. “I am honored to accept this invitation to join the board of advisers of the Joseph W. Luter III School of Business and support …

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Harris Donates Money to Back New Lab at Purdue University

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has pledged $250, 000 to boost a specialized engineering instructional laboratory at Purdue University. “Individuals around the world are increasingly incorporating devices with ‘computer brains’ into their daily lives, ” said Jim Clamons, vice president of engineering, Harris Government Communications Systems. “Programs such as this are essential …

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SAIC to Support ‘Project Lead the Way’ in Alabama, Amy Alving Comments

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) will partner with New Century High School in Huntsville, Ala., to create a Project Lead the Way (PLTW) curriculum. According the firm, “In addition to financial contributions, SAIC employees will also volunteer their time to assist the students’ development in the areas of problem solving, critical thinking, …

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Lockheed’s Ray Johnson Joins Hispanic College Fund Board

The Hispanic College Fund today elected Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Dr. Ray Johnson, to its board of directors. According to Lockheed, “Johnson offers an array of experience to the board and he will assist in guiding the Hispanic College Fund toward continued …

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USIS CEO Bill Mixon Joins Board at Christopher Newport University’s Center for American Studies

USIS President and CEO William Mixon has joined the Board of Advisors at Christopher Newport University’s Center for American Studies (CAS). The firm reports that “Mixon will provide guidance for Center programming and assist in the Center’s outreach and fundraising initiatives. CAS has initiated a major fundraising drive, as a …

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Lockheed’s Dr. Ray Johnson Named to Board at NMSI

The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) named Dr. Ray O Johnson, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to its Board of Directors. “It is an honor to join this distinguished group and represent Lockheed Martin on the NMSI board, ” Johnson said. …

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Northrop Grumman Honored for Supporting CyberPatriot, Linda Mills Comments

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been honored with the Air Force Association’s (AFA) 2010 Hoyt S. Vandenberg Award, recognizing contributions to the field of aerospace education, for its role as presenting sponsor of CyberPatriot, a national high school cyber defense competition “designed to excite, educate, and motivate the next generation …

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