Siemens PLM Software, SME Education Foundation Fund Advance Engineering at Florida High School

Siemens PLM Software and the SME Education Foundation provide $538,500 in-kind software grant to the Academy of Engineering at River Ridge High School to expand delivery of advanced engineering education

DEARBORN, Mich., and PLANO, Texas, Oct. 11 — The SME Education Foundation, recognized for its commitment to the educational needs of youth and preparing them to excel with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education, and Siemens PLM Software, a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced an in-kind software grant valued at $538,500 to the Academy of Engineering at River Ridge High School in New Port Richey, Fla.

The in-kind software grant was made through Siemens PLM Software’s successful GO PLM program, which supports more than one million students annually at more than 11,000 global institutions. The software grant includes free center-based training and free upgrades and tech support for 30 seats of Solid Edge software, the most complete mainstream hybrid 2D/3D CAD system, with synchronous technology, a Siemens PLM Software innovation that combines the speed and flexibility of direct modeling with the precise control of dimension driven design.

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Major props to Siemens and the SME Foundation for the provision of this grant.  500K is a MAJOR investment and definitive express of support to this Florida school system.  The article contains information on how to apply for grants that address the needs for the development of engineers.  For those students who are interested in this field of study and career direction, we at SKA suggest that you take a good look at what Siemens offers.

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