MS FIRST TECH CHALLENGE PROGRAM
The Mississippi FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics 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 help build a technologically literate workforce with strong business skills.
By aligning your brand with Mississippi FIRST Tech 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 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. Your support powers the future of your workforce and your world. Show your commitment to your community by helping 98% of FIRST students show gains in problem-solving skills. With your support, we’ve created a movement. We are a community dedicated to powering and building a thriving, sustainable future –where business, education, and community leaders work together to give all citizens equal opportunities to succeed. Together –We build the future!
For additional information, please contact:
Center for Mathematics and Science Education
The University of Mississippi
1111 Jackson Avenue W., Suite Q
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677
Phone: (662) 915-6621
Fax: (662) 915-1762