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AEOP Opens Applications for Army-Sponsored STEM Student Competition

The Army Educational Outreach Program has kicked off registration for the military branch’s 16th annual eCYBERMISSION competition for students in grade six through nine. AEOP said Thursday the online competition, administered by the National Science Teachers Association, seeks to expand students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Student teams have an opportunity to …

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Altamira Receives NCMA Award for Support on Contract Personnel’s Certification

Altamira has received a a Certification Support Award from the National Contract Management Association in recognition of the company’s efforts to support its employees in acquiring NCMA certifications. NCMA presented the award in Chicago during the World Congress 2017, the company announced Tuesday. “Our commitment to supporting the educational advancement of procurement and acquisition …

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Maximus’ Andy Beamon a Panelist at DGI’s Govt Customer Experience Forum

Andy Beamon, senior director of Maximus‘ federal business, will join a panel discussion on citizen engagement centers during the Digital Government Institute’s annual Government Customer Experience Conference on Wednesday. He will discuss the potential impact of digital technologies such as artificial intelligence and virtual assistants on the evolution of public …

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Raytheon Exec Stephen Doran Named CEO of UK Compound Semiconductor R&D Center

Stephen Doran, director of operations and transformation at Raytheon‘s U.K. arm, has been appointed as CEO of Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult — a research and development facility backed by the U.K. government. CSA Catapult said Thursday Doran will lead the organization’s efforts to help U.K. businesses exploit emerging compound semiconductor technologies. …

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Symantec to Host Higher Education Cyber Competition in October

Symantec will hold a two-day cyber competition for information technology and security personnel in the higher education sector as part of the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October, Educause Review reported Aug. 28. The Higher Ed Cyber Security Challenge will kick off on Oct. 19 and aims to help IT …

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Cubic Gets MS&T Magazine Red ‘Best Programs’ Ribbon Award for Game-Based Training Tool; Dave Buss Comments

A Cubic division has received the Military Simulation & Training magazine’s Red ‘Best Programs’ Ribbon award for the third consecutive year in recognition of the company’s platform that seeks to transform the military training community. The magazine awarded the ribbon to Cubic Global Defense for the Immersive Virtual Shipboard Environment …

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Battelle-Funded Environmental Center Opens in Ohio

KIPP Columbus has unveiled a Battelle-sponsored environmental center in the academic institution’s Columbus, Ohio-based campus to offer afterschool and community education programs. The center is built through a $3 million grant the research and development company awarded in 2014, Battelle said Wednesday. KIPP is a network of free, open enrollment public schools that provides support to …

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Army Unveils List of Top Industry Suppliers for 2017

The U.S. Army has released this year’s Superior Supplier Incentive Program list that ranks the top industry suppliers for the military in 2017 based on cost, schedule, technical performance, management, regulatory compliance and small business utilization. The service branch announced Tuesday that SSIP serves as a basis for companies to learn and improve on the areas that …

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