For Immediate Release
Claricent Inc. Sponsors DiscoverSTEM 2011, a Regional Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Showcase
Acton, MA based STEM organization hosts DiscoverSTEM 2011 educational event to foster awareness and interest in Science Technology Engineering & Math careers.
Acton, MA (October 26, 2011) – Claricent, Inc., a Massachusetts based provider of information management solutions, today announced its sponsorship of the Discover STEM 2011 event to be held at the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School on November 10, 2011. Featuring over 30 interactive science and technology exhibits, this parent-school-community collaborative event raises student awareness and interest in STEM and reinforces ‘real world’ math and science curriculum connections.
“Claricent is proud of our sponsorship of the DiscoverSTEM 2011 event. Middle and high school students need more exposure to the range of career opportunities and the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in their daily lives” stated David Fox, President of Claricent, Inc. “DiscoverSTEM 2011 provides an environment where students can interact with accomplished professionals and explore, discover, and experience learning in a fun and engaging manner. DiscoverSTEM 2011 offers those opportunities that stay with the students for years.”
A key focus of DiscoverSTEM 2011 is the innovation economy and promoting STEM careers in the life sciences, medicine and bio-technology as part of the larger Massachusetts STEM Educational initiative. The event will include a special tribute to Steve Jobs, Apple technology and creativity to demonstrate how Apple products have impacted participants’ everyday lives. According to Karen Herther, Co-Chair Emeritus of the STEM group (AB PIP STEM), “This is part of a new educational trend to put the ‘A’ or ART back in STEM to give it additional ‘STEAM’.”
The DiscoverSTEM 2011 showcase is hosted by Acton-Boxborough PIP STEM in partnership with the Acton-Boxborough Schools, the Middlesex West Chamber of Commerce School Business Partnership and The Discovery Museums. Platinum STEM event sponsors include Claricent, Inc., IBM and SolidWorks. Gold level corporate sponsor IROBOT and communication and media sponsors include: Acanthi Web Design, Market Dynamics and MannMade Digital Video. For more information about DiscoverSTEM, visit actonpip.org/discoverstem or email AB PIP STEM at email@example.com.
About Claricent, Inc.:
Claricent, Inc. is an information management consulting organization focusing on strategic implementations of SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence (SAP NetWeaver BI). The company uses technology – software and services – to help clients realize their business intelligence initiatives. Headquartered in Acton, Claricent, Inc. provides architecture & design, implementation, and offshore development services for clients throughout North America. Claricent, Inc. is committed to delivering unsurpassed attention and service to their clients by furthering their clients’ enterprise-wide business intelligence needs. To learn more about Claricent, Inc. visit claricent.com.
About Acton-Boxborough PIP STEM:
AB PIP STEM is a coalition of parents, students, community and business partners offering K-12 math and science enrichment activities and volunteer opportunities. Annual events include 3rd and 5th grade Market Math Mania at Roche Bros Supermarket, 4th grade Astronomy Star Party and K-12 Family Math Game Night. For a complete list of events and information about STEM resources, visit actonpip.org.
David Fox, President
Karen Herther, Co-Chair Emeritus
AB PIP STEM