Seven schools with Siemens as part of its Siemens Automation Cooperates with Education (SCE) program.

Siemens announced the seven schools
that will receive in-kind donations of automation equipment and
software as part of its Siemens Automation Cooperates with Education
(SCE) program. Designed to help jump-start or upgrade technical
programs and curriculum with leading edge Siemens automation
technologies, more than 60 universities, colleges, trade schools and
high schools were nominated for the SCE Educational Development Award
by Siemens distributors across the country.

award recipients are Alexandria Technical College, Alexandria, Minn.;
Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, Pa.; University of
Nevada, Las Vegas; Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, Mich.; Old
Dominion University, Norfolk, Va.; Western Colorado Community College,
Grand Junction, Colo.; and College of the Sequoias, Visalia, Calif. 

continues to be a priority at Siemens in the United States and across
the globe, especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering
and mathematics,” said Raj Batra, president, Industry Automation
Division, Siemens Industry, Inc. “Through our partnerships with the
winning schools, Siemens is able to support educational programs that
are training the workforce of tomorrow.”

selected schools were able to choose from two technology packages, one
based on the Simatic S7-200 platform and the other based on the Simatic
S7-300 platform. Additionally, Siemens will provide training on the new
equipment for instructors from the recipient institutions.

The recipient schools will also become education partners with Siemens.
Education partners are schools who have made investments in their
degree or certificate programs to include Siemens automation
technologies.  Partner schools receive access to additional resources,
support services and discounts on Siemens automation components and


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