first_imgGovernor Announces Free Software for Students and TeachersPromotes Enhanced Science, Technology, Engineering and Math as Economic Development ToolsMontpelier (July 16, 2008) Governor Jim Douglas announced today that Vermont’s students and teachers will soon be eligible for free access to some of the world’s most powerful design and mechanical engineering software as part of the Real World Design Challengea partnership between the State of Vermont, the US Department of Energy, the Federal Aviation Administration, Parametric Technology Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Corporation and Flomerics, Inc.Governor Douglas said the partnership, and the challenge at the center of its curriculum, would help generations of young Vermonters obtain the skills they need to succeed in this century and help Vermonts economy grow.”Innovation is what will grow our economy and ensure that every family prospers in an increasingly competitive international market. We must ensure that our children are learning math and science, as well as core technology and engineering skills better than their counterparts throughout the world. We simply cannot afford to fall behind,” the Governor said.last_img read more

first_imgThe South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will host a Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Workshop on March 20, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM.The workshop will be held at the SCDNR Marine Center located at Ft. Johnson in Charleston, South Carolina.The BIG program provides grant funding to construct, renovate, and maintain tie-up facilities with features for transient boaters in vessels 26 feet or more in length.Examples of eligible infrastructure that may be funded include floating docks, fixed piers, breakwaters, fueling stations, and dockside utilities.The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, administers the National Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (BIG) in South Carolina.[mappress mapid=”24933″]last_img read more