Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) said it has announced a three year, USD150,000 commitment to support university-sponsored science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
The university plans to use the funding to support its BioFORCE program, which is an experiential STEM outreach program of the National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing (NCTM) at Texas A&M that provides developmental activities to high school students to prepare them to become part of the biotechnology and biomanufacturing workforces of the state.
In addition to its commitment to Texas A&M University, Cognizant currently provides support to child-serving non-profit organizations to help spark interest in the STEM disciplines.
Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world´s leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (US), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. The company´s website is at www.cognizant.com or on Twitter: Cognizant.