Center for Mathematics and Science Education

The University of Mississippi

MS FIRST Tech Challenge

Become a Sponsor

Mississippi FIRST® Tech Challenge program is a great way for a company, educational institution, philanthropic foundation, or individual to make a contribution to the education of our youth! FIRST® Tech Challenge provides students hands on experiences in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) which helps build a technologically literate workforce with strong business skills.

By aligning your brand with Mississippi FIRST® Teach Challenge, your company will:

Stand out as a recognized leader in advancing STEM education and employment in our state.

Grow brand recognition through exposure to thousands of students, families, educators, and STEM professionals by logo placement on event and marketing materials and links on our website.

Increase employee loyalty and engagement. Research shows employees of companies with philanthropic programs and shared volunteer opportunities are more productive, loyal, and engaged.

Expand customer loyalty and public awareness as an advocate of Mississippi’s capacity to innovate by providing STEM education for all K-12 students.

Build lasting relationships with colleges, universities, and professional organizations — helping recruit STEM skilled employees.

We know that our future will be built better together. As part of the global FIRST community, your partnership brings that opportunity – the inspiration, creativity, and hope that FIRST provides – to hundreds of thousands of young people each year. With your support, we’ve created a movement. we are a robotics community dedicated to building a thriving, sustainable future, where business, education, and community leaders work together to give all citizens equitable opportunity. This season, we are excited to harness our collective energy to help more young people realize their power to reach new heights, find a sense of belonging, and prepare for the future. Together, we RISE.

If you are interested in sponsoring Mississippi FIRST® Tech Challenge, please contact Mannie Lowe at or 662.915.6621.

Thank you to our current Sponsors