L-3 creates endowed scholarship fund at Baylor

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Posted: Thursday, October 3, 2013 12:01 am | Updated: 1:11 am, Thu Oct 3, 2013.

L-3 Platform Integration has created an endowed scholarship that would benefit students in Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science.

Baylor expects to begin awarding scholarships from the L-3 Endowed Scholarship Fund in the next few years as the endowment grows, Baylor spokeswoman Lori Fogleman said. She declined to release the amount of the endowment, citing university policy.

“Developing the next generation of engineers is important for both our community and L-3,” the company’s executive vice president, Nick Farah, said in a Baylor press release announcing the scholarship.

“Investing in this endowed scholarship provides an additional avenue for students to earn a world-class engineering degree right here in Central Texas.”

The L-3 Endowed Scholarship Fund builds upon the company’s existing partnerships with the university.

Since 2011, L-3 and Baylor have worked on research to develop new testing analysis measures for aircraft composite materials.

The two entities in January began a new research project developing advanced aircraft communication technologies.

L-3 in June became the first technology company to sign a lease to occupy lab space in the Baylor Research & Innovation Collaborative, a new public-private high-technology research park that opened this year.

In addition, L-3 has hired more than 40 engineering graduates from Baylor during the past two decades, Fogleman said.

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