Brewer Science Contributes to Hire the First Computer Teacher at a School in Tanzania
August 20, 2014 – Springfield, Mo. – A generous contribution from high-technology leader Brewer Science, Inc., enabled Askinosie’s Chocolate University to hire its first and only computer teacher, Emmanuel Swallow, at the Mwaya Secondary School, in Tenede, Tanzania. Askinosie’s Chocolate University is a global experimental learning program for students. Brewer Science has provided support to this program for 3 years, and the company's commitment to STEM education continues to make a difference in communities around the world. In addition to teaching computer skills, Mr. Swallow also teaches physics, math, biology, and chemistry.
“We are delighted to help this great Springfield company expand education opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math,” said Dr. Terry Brewer, Founder and CEO of Brewer Science, an adamant supporter of STEM education. “Chocolate University provides local students with an experience that has the potential to make a huge difference in their lives. We at Brewer Science are pleased to be a part of that experience by adding a STEM teacher to their classroom.”
The Mwaya Secondary School is attended by 1,100 students, but it has only 11 teachers. The school had limited resources until Chocolate University began helping the school in 2010 by providing textbooks. Since 2010, more improvements have been made, and now students have access to laptops that are powered by a generator.
Brewer Science has a long history of supporting education and learning. Recent recipients of such support include the Oak Hill R-1 School for its new computer lab for students; the Missouri State University (MSU) Dr. Norman E. Dobson Memorial Scholarship; the IEEE Foundation’s Frances B. Hugle Memorial Scholarship; the Ozarks Science and Engineering Fair; the Missouri University of Science and Technology (MS&T) Solar Car Team; the MS&T Solar House Team; the MSU Missouri Innovation Academy; and the Rolla High School Patriots Robotics Team.
To learn more about Brewer Science’s involvement in community giving, please visit Community Giving.
About Brewer Science
Brewer Science is a global technology leader in developing and manufacturing innovative materials, processes, and equipment for the reliable fabrication of cutting-edge microdevices used in electronics such as tablet computers, smartphones, digital cameras, televisions, and LED lighting. Since 1981, when its ARC® materials revolutionized lithography processes, Brewer Science has expanded its technology to include products enabling advanced lithography, thin wafer handling, 3-D integration, and chemical and mechanical device protection and products based on carbon materials and nanotechnology. On May 5, 2014, Brewer Science unveiled its new high-volume manufacturing facility at the Rolla National Airport. This expansion accommodates product demand growth and demonstrates the company’s commitment to continuous improvement. With its headquarters in Rolla, Missouri, Brewer Science supports its worldwide customers through a service and distribution network in North America, Europe, and Asia.
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