Rural Sourcing Integral in Bringing First Annual STEM Festival to Augusta This Friday
ATLANTA, October 23, 2012 – Rural Sourcing is partnering with the Georgia Department of Education to put on the first annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) Festival in Augusta. The STEM Festival will be held Friday, October 26th from 9am – 2pm at Augusta Technical College in Building 1300, the Student Services Building on the south end of campus.
The goal of the STEM Festival is to provide high school and middle school students in the CSRA with exposure to the exciting, future career opportunities available in fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math. The approximately 200 STEM Festival student participants will be comprised of nine local high schools and one local middle school.
20 exhibitors in STEM-related lines of business are scheduled to participate in this event, including groups from Rural Sourcing Inc., Texas Instruments, and Savannah River Site. Rural Sourcing will be the lunch sponsor for the exhibitors and has been the driving force in getting this STEM Festival to the Augusta region.
About Rural Sourcing
Rural Sourcing is the leading IT outsourcing provider with a cost-effective, agile approach to software development, support and maintenance of critical business and cloud applications. By providing an alternative to offshore outsourcing, Rural Sourcing eliminates the obstacles of time zones, distance, language, and geopolitical risks. Scrum-as-a-Service, Rural Sourcing’s unique engagement framework for Agile software development, provides rapid and flexible deployment of multidisciplinary teams via an elastic consumption model and predictable monthly pricing. With development centers strategically located throughout the United States, Rural Sourcing leverages untapped, highly skilled IT resources in mid-size metro cities to provide world-class solutions for Fortune 1000 clients across various industries including consumer & retail goods, financial services, healthcare, high-tech, insurance, and pharmaceutical.