GU announces $373 million grant from Siemens

Gannon University announces a major in-kind grant from a global technology company.  Gannon receives a $373 million 'Product Life-cycle Management Software' grant from Siemen's.  

The new PLM Software grant will allow Gannon's engineering students to use the same technology in its classrooms that companies worldwide use to design hi-tech. products.  Juniors and seniors at Gannon will begin using the software this year before it is integrated into the entire engineering curriculum.  "These are groundbreaking softwares," says Maggie Rutkowski, Junior Industrial Engineering Major at Gannon.  "And, to be able to use this as a student is going to be able to help me and to bring it into the world once I graduate and have that one step up."

Siemens Academic Sales Representative, Ryan Theeck, tells us, "we are excited that they are gonna get to develop their skills not only from a theory standpoint but actually applying the software".

This is the largest in-kind grant in Gannon's history.

To read Gannon's Press Release in full, please click here.


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