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2014-04-09 08:32:36

Company Donates $150,000 to Serve Active Duty and Wounded Troops, Military Families, and Caregivers MCLEAN, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (USO-Metro) named Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) the first Center Operations Sponsor of the USO Warrior and Family Center at Bethesda. As a sponsor, SAIC will donate $150,000, over the next three years, to assist with the center's daily operations and programs to benefit...

2014-03-31 04:20:45

Partnering Organizations Include USO-Metro, The Mission Continues, TAPS, Operation Homefront, and Pentagon Memorial Fund MCLEAN, Va., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) announced today that it will be the presenting sponsor of the 2014 Washington Nationals Patriotic Series, a four-game series that celebrates the American Spirit and pays tribute to those who risk their lives and continue to make personal sacrifices to protect this...

2014-03-18 08:37:30

MCLEAN, Va., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nazzic Keene, sector president of Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC), has been elected to the board of directors for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), a national not-for-profit organization for families affected by the loss of a military loved one. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131008/PH94180LOGO "The TAPS Board of Directors plays a critical role monitoring and managing the organization,...

2014-03-07 20:23:11

SAIC Not Associated in any way with TRC or this Mini-Tender Offer MCLEAN, Va., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) has been notified of an unsolicited "mini-tender offer" made by TRC Capital Corporation (TRC) to SAIC stockholders to purchase up to 700,000 shares of SAIC common stock at a price of $35.35 per share. TRC's offer price represents a discount of $1.78 per share, or 4.79 percent, below SAIC's closing price of $37.13 on...

2014-03-06 16:21:04

Company to Provide Systems Engineering and Technical Support Services for its Defense Readiness Reporting System MCLEAN, Va., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific in support of the Office of the Secretary of Defense to provide systems engineering and technical support services for its Defense Readiness Reporting System (DRRS). The...

2014-01-10 12:23:15

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celerity's Web and Mobile team has helped National Geographic win a Nielsen Norman Award for Best Intranet. During a year-long project engagement, Celerity helped build "ngconnect," a highly visual, social and content-relevant intranet experience that has made employee collaboration easy and exciting. With this new internal communications platform, the company's 2,000 employees can interact with one another using real-time information...

2014-01-08 16:24:59

Florida State, North Dakota State and Notre Dame lead the men's standings while Penn State ranks No. 1 in the women's standings with a combined $400,000 in student-athlete scholarships at stake MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The game-winning 80-yard touchdown drive by Florida State in the final minute of the final BCS National Championship Game was the perfect ending to an exciting 2013-2014 NCAA® Division I fall athletics season filled with other last-second heroics and...

2014-01-01 16:20:08

Rocky the Bull sinks horns into defending champion Texas Tech's Raider Red to win his first-ever Capital One National Mascot of the Year® title MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The stampede of support from Rocky the Bull's rabid fans trampled Raider Red's "Wreck 'em" crew in the championship finale of the Capital One National Mascot of the Year competition. The newcomer claimed an improbable title in the 12(th) year of the storied program. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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