Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) announces a $1.5 million commitment to the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering (ASCTE) towards the school’s mission to educate the cyber technology and engineering workforce of the future. did. ASCTE is one of Alabama’s leading magnet schools for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education.
Greg Fortier, Vice President of Army Fire, Aviation and Missile Defense Operations at SAIC said: “For more than 50 years, SAIC has been a strong supporter and supporter of schools such as the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering. You will have access to programs and tools that will enable you to become a successful leader.”
ASCTE in Huntsville is the only high school in the nation dedicated to integrating cyber technology and engineering into all academic disciplines. ASCTE is a public residential magnet high school serving students throughout Alabama. Tuition and housing are provided free of charge to students. The school also provides students with hands-on opportunities to connect with experts in their fields of interest.
“This gift and partnership is an example of how industry, government and academia can work together to invest in students, and Alabama is leading the way,” said Matt Massey, President of ASCTE. says. “With support and engagement from partners like SAIC, we are able to provide our students with an immersive academic experience that helps them develop the professional skills they need to succeed in their careers.”
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last month, homeland security today report CACI International Inc and ASCTE’s partnership in support of Huntsville’s Residential Magnet High School is dedicated to enabling and promoting cyber technology and engineering education for students statewide.
Both SAIC and CACI Coalition of government technology and services (GTSC) Mentor Partner. GTSC is a non-profit organization for government contractors in the homeland security market.