SME and Siemens PLM Software fund engineering education.
Press Release Summary:
October 18, 2011 - SME Education Foundation and Siemens PLM Software announced an in-kind software grant valued at $538,500 to Academy of Engineering at River Ridge High School in New Port Richey, FL. Grant was made through Siemens PLM Software's GO PLM(TM) program, which supports more than 1 million students annually at more than 11,000 global institutions. It includes free center-based training and free upgrades and tech support for 30 seats of Solid Edge® 2D/3D CAD software.
Original Press Release
Siemens PLM Software and SME Education Foundation Fund Advanced Engineering Education at Florida H.S
Press release date: October 11, 2011
Siemens PLM Software Grant applications will be evaluated based on school size, academic program content, program exposure, community impact and financial need. A typical grant involves in-kind contributions of the PLM software for a set period of time along with support and upgrades covered by the grant. Extensive training materials are also available. For more information and access to the online grant application, visit http://www.smeef.org/grants/siemens_plm_software.php About River Ridge High School:
Founded in 1991 as River Ridge Middle / High School, the design of the facility, curriculum choices, and its 300-plus staff members strive to provide numerous opportunities for its students' success on a common campus for grades 6-12. Academics are the cornerstone of its offerings, in addition to a wide-ranging extracurricular program of athletics and clubs. Visit http://rrhs.pasco.k12.fl.us/ GO PLM Program:
Siemens PLM Software's GO PLM(TM) initiative leads the industry in the commercial value of the in-kind grants it provides and brings together four complementary community involvement programs focused on academic partnership, regional productivity, youth and displaced worker development and the PACE (Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education) program. GO PLM provides PLM technology to more than one million students yearly at nearly 11,000 global institutions, where it is used at every academic level - from grade schools to graduate engineering research programs. For more information on GO PLM and the partners and programs it supports visit siemens.com/partners/goplm. About Siemens PLM Software:
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly 6.7 million licensed seats and more than 69,500 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software works collaboratively with companies to deliver open solutions that help them turn more ideas into successful products. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit www.siemens.com/plm. About the SME Education Foundation:
The SME Education Foundation is committed to inspiring, supporting and preparing the next generation of manufacturing engineers and technologists in the advancement of manufacturing education. Created by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers in 1979, the SME Education Foundation has provided more than $31 million since 1980 in grants, scholarships and awards through its partnerships with corporations, organizations, foundations, and individual donors. Visit the SME Education Foundation at www.smeef.org. Also visit CareerMe.org for information on advanced manufacturing visit www.CareerMe.org and our award-winning web site for young people, www.ManufacturingisCool.com Note: Siemens and the Siemens logo are registered trademarks of Siemens AG. GO PLM, NX, Solid Edge, Teamcenter, Tecnomatix and Velocity Series are trademarks or registered trademarks of Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries. All other trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks belong to their respective holders.