MELBOURNE, FL, February 25, 2011 — Five Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) engineers were named Modern-Day Technology Leaders during the 2011 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) STEM Global Competitiveness Conference held in Washington, DC, last week. The designation recognizes young, up-and-coming women and men who are shaping the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The Harris employees honored include:
In addition, John Clay, director of Quality Assurance for Harris Government Communications Systems Division, was a panelist for a conference seminar titled, "Hot Jobs: Alternative Careers in STEM."
"These talented young professionals reflect the Harris commitment to maintaining and expanding a globally inclusive culture, which we believe is vital to our organization's success," said Jeff Shuman, senior vice president and chief human resources and administrative officer, Harris Corporation. "We share the goal of the conference organizers and attendees to strengthen the foundation of America's STEM workforce through K-12 involvement, college student participation, transfer of knowledge and best practices among STEM professionals, and the support of corporate and government leaders."
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and more than 16,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.
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