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Raytheon Holds STEM-Focused Challenge at University of Arizona

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2019 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) continues its efforts to foster interest in science, technology, engineering and math among students through a recent challenge hosted by the University of Arizona, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said employees who are participants in the Raytheon Engineering Leadership Development Program served …

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McAleese & Associates: GovCon Execs Talk AI, Hypersonics at Reagan Forum

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the two-day Reagan National Defense Forum that kicked off Friday in California. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson; Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) CEO Thomas Kennedy; Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business; and Harris (NYSE: …

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Northrop Takes Part in Higher Ed Program to Develop Future STEM Workforce

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 8, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has entered into a joint project with George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College that seeks to build on the future science, technology, engineering and math workforce in order to address current gaps, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company …

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Boeing, NSF Partner on $21M Effort to Deliver Training, Boost Diversity in STEM

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 26, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has placed a $10M investment to help the National Science Foundation provide students and company employees access to online science, technology, engineering and math training, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its pledge will supplement NSF’s matching $10M funding for …

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Engility CEO Lynn Dugle Named Among ‘Outstanding Women in STEM’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2018 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) Chairman, President and CEO Lynn Dugle has received recognition from nonprofit organization Girlstart as one of the “Outstanding Women in STEM” for 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported July 25. The company said July 24 the award is based on contributions in the science, technology, …

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Lockheed Pushes STEM Education With Sponsored Robotics Research Lab in Jordan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has partnered with King’s Academy in Jordan to sponsor a robotics laboratory at the nonprofit school in an effort to support science, technology, engineering and math education, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. TradeArabia reported Saturday that the opening of the Lockheed Martin Incubator …

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Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding Unit Provides 26 STEM Grants in Alabama, Mississippi

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2018 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) business unit has awarded grants totaling $101,000 to education institutions in Alabama and Mississippi to support 26 projects in science, technology, engineering and math, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Ingalls Shipbuilding provided the funds as part …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Among Finalists for Women in Tech STEM Leadership Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 6, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has been included by Women in Technology among finalists in the 19th Annual Leadership Awards under the science, technology, engineering and math leadership category, GovCon Executive reported. WIT said the awards program will …

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Raytheon, University of Arizona Work to Drive Native-American Student Interest in STEM

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 2, 2018 — A Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) employee resource group is collaborating with the University of Arizona on a program that seeks to provide science, technology, engineering and math mentorship to Native-American students, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Dec. 19 the Raytheon American Indian Network …

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Microsoft, ERAU Launch STEM, IT Training Program for Transitioning Military

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has partnered with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to offer training to military service members for potential civilian careers in information technology, science, technology, engineering and math, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The U.S. Marine Corps said Saturday the ERAU-Microsoft Software and Systems Academy …

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