Awards and Recognition

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The Corridor announces Etz as DoD liaison

Captain Erik Etz named new DoD liaison for The Florida High Tech Corridor CouncilThe Florida High Tech Corridor Council announced its newest Department of Defense liaison, Captain Erik Etz, USN, commanding officer of the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) and Naval Support […]

July 14th, 2016|Awards and Recognition|

NCS M&S Hall of Fame honors class of 2016

On June 7, the National Center for Simulation held the induction ceremony for the Modeling and Simulation Hall of Fame class of 2016, recognizing industry pioneers Ralph H. Baer, General (Ret) Gordon R. Sullivan, and William “Bill” Waite. The event showcased their stories, as well as the plaques that will honor them on the “Wall of […]

June 12th, 2016|Awards and Recognition|

UCF gets double dose of cyber news

UCF-wApril has been an exciting month for the University of Central Florida (UCF) and its College of Engineering & Computer Science faculty and students. Late last month, the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) named UCF a National Center of Academic Excellence in […]

May 9th, 2016|Awards and Recognition, Cyber Security|

NAWCTSD team recognized by DoD Standardization Program Office

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

A team from the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division that developed a standardized architecture and framework for producing training simulators that replicate the functionality of U.S. aviation, submarine and surface-ship tactical systems, was recognized by the Defense Standardization Program Office for their outstanding achievements in 2015.

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May 9th, 2016|Awards and Recognition, Immersive Training|

Newest inductees to NCS M&S Hall of Fame honored June 7

NCS-HOF-wNational Center for Simulation (NCS) announced this year’s Modeling and Simulation Hall of Fame ceremony at the Orange County Convention Center will take place June 7, 2016. The NCS Board of Directors selected three individuals who will be included in the 2016 induction ceremony and they are […]

May 9th, 2016|Awards and Recognition, Events|

UCF launches Applied Research Institute to tackle global challenges, gain partners

Special submission from UCF

UCF-wThe University of Central Florida Research Foundation has established an institute to assist in securing large collaborative research projects and enhance the university’s interdisciplinary work and growing partnerships.

The UCF Applied Research Institute (ARI) will help the university, the second largest […]

March 14th, 2016|Awards and Recognition, Education and Training|

Announcing the Team Orlando Collaboration Award

Team-Orlando-Collaboration-Award-wBeginning this November, the Team Orlando Executive Board will present the winner for the newly introduced Team Orlando Collaboration Award. This annual award will be given to a project or program that demonstrates the core mission of Team Orlando and exemplifies a greatness for collaboration in the […]

March 14th, 2016|Awards and Recognition|

Navy League efforts support and honor Central Florida’s veterans

CF-WW-LS-5K-10K-wFor many years, the Central Florida Navy League has been raising funds through its Wounded Warrior/Lone Sailor 5K & 10K to support wounded veterans, and the Central Florida military communities. More than $200,000 has benefitted the Wounded Warrior Project, Building Homes for Heroes, and the Lone Sailor […]

March 14th, 2016|Awards and Recognition, Events|

Commissioner Siplin presents STEM Proclamation at I/ITSEC

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Commissioner Victoria Siplin presents the 2015 STEM Proclamation to Capt. Wes Naylor. Commissioner Victoria Siplin presents the 2015 STEM Proclamation to Capt. Wes Naylor. Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs is a strong advocate for Orlando’s Modeling, Simulation and Training epicenter, as well as […]

December 14th, 2015|Awards and Recognition, STEM|

Team Orlando/JTIEC director Gritton receives M&S training award

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

NTSA President RADM (Ret) James Robb presents Kent Gritton with his award. Courtesy of EPNAC Photography at I/ITSEC 2015 NTSA President RADM James Robb, USN (Ret) presents Kent Gritton with his award. EPNAC Photography at I/ITSEC 2015

Capt. Kent Gritton, USN (Ret.), director for […]

December 14th, 2015|Awards and Recognition|