Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering
CACI Invests in Future Generations of STEM Innovators in Huntsville
Donation supports ongoing curriculum development, facilities, and innovative cyber and engineering labs for the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering
Reston, Va., August 9, 2022 – CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) today announced a donation to the Alabama School of Cyber Engineering and Technology (ASCTE) Foundation in support of a residential magnet high school in Huntsville dedicated to enabling and advancing education in cyber technology and engineering to students across the state.
CACI is at the forefront of delivering expertise and technology to enterprise and mission customers. With this donation, CACI furthers its commitment to developing a robust talent pipeline of skilled scientists and engineers by preparing the nation’s next generation of innovators for careers in national security.
John Mengucci, CACI President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “For more than 60 years, CACI has been solving our nation’s toughest challenges, and the need for strong, qualified talent is most critical. As we continuously grow our presence in the Huntsville area, we are confident that this opportunity will offer students much-needed technology resources while also serving as a source of invaluable talent for government and industry.”
ASCTE is Alabama's only fully public residential high school for students from the state's 137 school districts seeking advanced engineering and cyber technology studies. ASCTE was formed to help address severe workforce shortages in cyber systems and engineering. The school’s mission is to ensure all students achieve high levels of learning with a focus on embedding cyber protections into the engineering lifecycle and actively promotes STEM education for a diverse population, including 37% female and 35% African American students in its enrollment. Tuition and housing for ASCTE are free.
"CACI's position as a technology and national security leader supports and aligns with ASCTE's mission to produce graduates who will drive the innovation needed to secure tomorrow's prosperity. We are thrilled and thankful for this investment into our students and community, because we know that together we can bridge the gaps needed in the workforce with talent, drive, and competence never before seen." - Matt Massey, ASCTE President.
As a Titanium Dell Technologies Partner, ID Technologies, a CACI company, will join forces with CACI through this investment as a proud supporter of ASCTE and in service to the Huntsville community. This contribution will support the development and implementation of cyber and engineering curriculum; residential facility and furnishings; campus and academic facilities; and equipment for innovative, state-of-the-art cyber and engineering labs.
CACI’s approximately 22,000 talented employees are vigilant in providing the unique expertise and distinctive technology that address our customers’ greatest enterprise and mission challenges. Our culture of good character, innovation, and excellence drives our success and earns us recognition as a Fortune World's Most Admired Company. As a member of the Fortune 1000 Largest Companies, the Russell 1000 Index, and the S&P MidCap 400 Index, we consistently deliver strong shareholder value. Visit us at www.caci.com.
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Aug. 18, 2020) — Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) gave a $4 million grant to the newly formed Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering (ASCTE) to help prepare students for cybersecurity careers in government and industry.
“The school offers an incredible opportunity for students to learn from leaders in STEM education, as well as subject matter experts within industry like those from Raytheon Technologies,” said Matt Massey, ASCTE President. “This initiative is exciting for the entire state of Alabama with even further-reaching impact.”
ASCTE is Alabama's only fully public, residential high school for students from across the state’s 137 school districts seeking advanced studies in engineering and cyber technology. Tuition and housing for ASCTE are free.
“Alabama students now have the opportunity to access one of the most advanced engineering and cybersecurity preparatory programs anywhere,” said Roy Azevedo, president of Raytheon Intelligence & Space, which includes the company’s cyber business. “Raytheon Technologies’ partnership with ASCTE, Huntsville and the state of Alabama will help our nation meet the demand for a future cyber and engineering workforce while providing students with the education and skills they need to thrive in these careers.”
HUNTSVILLE, AL (March 3, 2020) ASCTE/Oakwood Partnership Celebration Event/Northrop Grumman Foundation Donation Recognition
The Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering (ASCTE) announces a celebration of our partnership with Oakwood University, and a recognition of the Northrop Grumman Foundation as a Legacy Donor supporting the ASCTE’s mission. The event will take place at 2:30 PM on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, on the steps of Peterson Hall.
Oakwood University will serve as the temporary location for ASCTE until a permanent building is constructed in Cummings Research Park, at Bradford Drive and Wynn Drive. Peterson Hall will house residential students who will attend the ASCTE beginning in August 2020. Students will attend class in the building previously occupied by Oakwood Academy.
Dr. Leslie Pollard, President of Oakwood University, released the following statement: “We welcome the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering to the beautiful campus of Oakwood University. We support the vision of Governor Ivy and Senator Orr, and all the farsighted legislators who are creating the future technology personnel of our state. Oakwood has a 123 year legacy of community engagement and we are honored to serve our citizens.”
“We are very excited to be moving into the facilities that will be home to our school for the next two years,” commented Matt Massey, ASCTE President. “Oakwood University has graciously welcomed us to their campus and we are excited about this partnership with them.”
ASCTE is also grateful to our Legacy donor, the Northrop Grumman Foundation, for supporting ASCTE and our mission to build a pipeline of high school graduates to meet the growing demand for engineers and cyber experts. Northrop Grumman Foundation’s contribution will support a Cyber or Engineering lab at the new school.
ASCTE is currently accepting applications for admission for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Visit ascte.org for more information or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.