CSC Creates Scholarship at Syracuse University
News Release -- September 07, 2010
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 7 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced the creation of a $10,000, four-year scholarship for Information Studies at Syracuse University and internship program with CSC. Through this scholarship, CSC establishes a partnership with Syracuse University to assist students who are focused on IT career opportunities. In order to qualify for the scholarship, students must be incoming freshmen, have a GPA of 3.0 or above and exhibit a financial need. The initial scholarship funds will support and encourage IT undergraduate students and provide a global internship experience in the Syracuse area.
“Syracuse University is pleased to receive the support for this scholarship to the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science,” said Alan Lincoln, director of Corporate Relations/Development, Syracuse University. “We welcome CSC as a part of the local business community here in Syracuse and we are looking forward to establishing a strong relationship.”
“We are proud to offer our support to the students of Syracuse University through the creation of this new scholarship program and internship,” said Marcel Labelle, vice president and industry executive for CSC’s Chemical, Energy and Natural Resources Group. “CSC is keenly interested in further developing our presence in New York and exploring the potential of the Syracuse area in particular. Our new delivery center will offer the students of Syracuse University the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience and foster the growth of top talent in the community.”
This scholarship is part of CSC's broad corporate responsibility program which encompasses five areas: clients, employees, environment, community and governance. More information on CSC’s corporate responsibility program, including our annual corporate responsibility report, can be found at http://www.csc.com/cr.
CSC's Chemical, Energy and Natural Resources Group — which serves utility, chemical, petroleum and natural resources companies worldwide — is a global leader in helping companies achieve strategic business objectives through the application of industry-relevant business solutions and services. To learn more about CSC’s industry solutions, visit www.csc.com/cenr.
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 system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry, including being named by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies for Information Technology Services (2010). Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 95,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended July 2, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.