EOS Defense Systems USA, Inc. is a proud supporter of these worthy Huntsville area charities.
Alabama A & M Stem Stars Scholarship Fund
Alabama A&M College of Engineering, Technology, and Physical Sciences Facts
• AAMU ranks 5th in the nation in awarding of degrees to African Americans in the field of engineering (DIVERSE, 2014)
• AAMU ranks 4th in the nation in awarding undergraduate degrees to African Americans in the communications technologies areas (DIVERSE, 2014).
• Ranks in the top 15 nationally in producing minority graduates in the STEM disciplines
• AAMU is also a national leader in the graduation of females in STEM
• Consists of four departments: Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Engineering, Construction Management and Industrial Technology, Physics, Chemistry and Math
• Currently there is a total of more than 1000 students enrolled in STEM studies
• AAMU STEM programs have grown more than 7% annually for the last 5 years
STEM Stars Program
• Program initiated in 2014 to raise the overall level of scholarship in the STEM program
• Provides students in the top 1% of their graduating high school class with a full scholarship that covers education, books, lodging and food.
• Four to ten students each year inducted into the STEM Star program (currently)
• They are provided with a full scholarship for 4 years
• Donor-provided $37K will be matched by the University Foundation to support these scholarships. The school also places a priority on finding these students high-quality summer internships.
• STEM Star students are currently averaging above 25 on incoming ACTs, and have an incoming GPA of 3.25 or higher.
• The positive effects of the program have extended well beyond the direct recipients; providing performance reinforcement to other students and allowing educators to raise the level of education presented across the college.
Alabama A&M University Basics
- 4,940 undergraduates and 874 graduate students from 44 states and 11 foreign countries
- 42% are first-time college students
- Middle 50th percentile on ACT: 17-18
- 75% of students participate in community service projects
- 97% of attendees receive some sort of financial assistance
- 20:1 student-faculty ratio
- Fewer than 40 students in 86% of courses presented across the University
- 348 faculty members across all undergraduate, graduate and professional programs
- Five undergraduate schools (Agricultural & Environmental, Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Engineering & Technology) and Graduate Studies.
- 41 Baccalaureate, 23 Master’s, 1 EdS and 4 doctoral degrees offered
- Degrees conferred: BA, BGS, BS, BSCE, BSEE, BSET, BSME, EdS, MBA, MEd, MEng, MS, MSW, MURP, PhD.
Still Serving Veterans
The mission of Still Serving Veterans is to serve and honor Veterans and their families, transitioning service members, and members of the Guard and Reserves by assisting them in securing meaningful employment and the Veteran benefits they have earned. All services are provided at no charge.
Together we Empower Veterans and their families.
Hope for Domestic Violence
Crisis Services of North Alabama's HOPE Place offers two facilities, providing safe, confidential, emergency shelter to adults and their children who are fleeing their home due to intimate partner violence. Intimate partner violence, also called domestic violence, battering, or spouse abuse, is a pattern of behavior exhibited by a spouse, ex-spouse, or current or former boyfriend/girlfriend. This pattern involves violence which may be physical, sexual, and/or psychological in nature and may include verbal threats and stalking. HOPE Place provides trauma-informed, comprehensive services to victims, including court advocacy, counseling for adult and child victims, case management, information and referrals, and educational instruction regarding health and safety issues, legal rights and employment interviewing.
A New Leash On Life
Making the world a better place for homeless pets and the people who love them!
- Reduce the number of homeless pets, by spaying and neutering ALL pets in our program, as well as others.
- Make a difference in the life of each animal we come in contact with.
- Provide medical assistance and foster care for abandoned, injured, or unwanted animals all over north Alabama.
- Educate the public on the importance of spaying and neutering to put an end to pet overpopulation and euthanasia.
- Promote humane animal treatment in our community and elsewhere.