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Caterpillar Receives the 2017 Spirit of STEM Award

Published On July 12, 2017 | By Stephanie Scaccianoce | Education, Workforce Development

This year at the STEM Forward’s 64th Annual Engineers Week Banquet & Awards Ceremony, Caterpillar was recognized for its involvement in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

According to the press release, the Spirit of STEM award was created in 2012 and recognizes organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to advancing STEM education and talent development in southeastern Wisconsin. Financial support of STEM education, leadership in STEM programs, and the degree of employee involvement and volunteering are considered for the award.

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