CSC SHOWS SUPPORT TO COMPUTER LEARNING CENTER IN FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA.
News Release -- October 13, 2009
Company Employees Participate in Mentorship Program Designed to Support Local Students
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 13 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced a new initiative to fully fund a computer learning center in collaboration with the Computer Learning Centers Partnership (CLCP) program and the Fairfax County Department of Community and Recreation Services (CRS) in Fairfax County, VA. CSC will provide support to the Kingsley Commons Computer Learning Center over a three-year period. The center is located less than one-mile from CSC's corporate headquarters.
The partnership was convened by the Office of Public Partnerships (OP3), a county office created to identify and develop partnership opportunities to address community needs and county priorities.
A special ceremony will take place on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. in the Kingsley Commons Computer Learning Center, 3037B Monticello Drive, Falls Church, Virginia to announce this new partnership, and to present the first installment check for the support of the center.
The CLCP is an award-winning program which uses emerging technology to support the growth of communities, and provides participants with access to high tech resources. The Kingsley Center is one of 12 CLCP programs operated by the Fairfax County Department of Community Recreation Services. The purpose of the Kingsley Commons program is to create an environment that opens a doorway for the residents of Kingsley Commons to extraordinary levels of achievement in school and unprecedented access to higher achievement at school.
"CSC believes in developing and nurturing talent around the world, and we are happy to support the Kingsley Commons Computer Learning Center," says Susan Pullin, vice president of corporate responsibility and analyst relations. "We believe it is our corporate responsibility to make a sustainable impact on the economic well-being of individuals, their families and the communities they live in."
In addition to the financial contributions, CSC professionals will be lending their time and talent through a mentorship program at the center. By working with CSC mentors, participants of the Kingsley Commons' CLCP will receive direct, positive interactions with accomplished professionals in the field of science, engineering, and technology. The assets developed in these interactions will insure that Kingsley Commons' CLCP participants are prepared to both participate in and define the smarter world emerging around them.
For more information, please contact Chris Grandis, media relations director for CSC, at 703-641-2316 or Dionne Castor, OP3 Public Information Officer, at 703-324-5194, TTY 711.
About the Computer Learning Center Partnership (CLCP) Program
The award-winning concept design for the Computer Learning Centers Partnership was conceived by the Fairfax County Office of Public Private Partnerships in 1995. OP3 creates and develops public-private partnerships to stimulate positive change in the community and encourage civic involvement and responsibility. This partnership is just one example of the many partnerships formed among the corporate community and county agencies in Fairfax County by OP3. Visit the OP3 Web site at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/partnerships.
About the Fairfax County Department of Community and Recreation Services (CRS)
The Department of Community and Recreation Services (CRS) is a Human Service agency within Fairfax County government. Its mission is "to connect people and communities through programs, community outreach and special initiatives that address our communities' needs." CRS operates 12 centers in housing developments, schools, and churches throughout Fairfax County. Visit the CRS Web site at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rec.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended July 3, 2009. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.csc.com.