Savannah River Remediation presents a $10,000 to South Carolina State University to support its Nuclear Engineering Program. In the photo, from left: Kayla Miller, Savannah River Remediation Procurement Department and South Carolina State University 2010 graduate; Dr. John Corbitt, Acting Chairman of the South Carolina State University Board of Trustees; Dr. Cynthia Warrick, Interim South Carolina State University President; and Dave Olson, Savannah River Remediation President and Project Manager.
*Editor's note: This article is cross-posted from Savannah River Remediation's website, where it was posted on September 28, 2012.
AIKEN, S.C. (September 28, 2012) – Savannah River Remediation has donated $10,000 to South Carolina State University. The University will use the donation to fund scholarships in its Nuclear Engineering Program.
South Carolina State University’s Nuclear Engineering Program is the only accredited program of its kind in South Carolina.
Dave Olson, Savannah River Remediation President and Project Manager, said Savannah River Remediation is pleased to be able to support South Carolina State University's Nuclear Engineering Program.
“South Carolina State University provides a pipeline of trained workers who understand our nuclear Liquid Waste mission,” Olson said. “Savannah River Remediation will need employees who can help us achieve our goal of closing old-style waste tanks, and we will continue to look to institutions, such as South Carolina State University, to provide our future talent.”
Olson presented the check at this week’s South Carolina State University Board of Trustees meeting in Orangeburg.
Savannah River Remediation is the Savannah River Site’s Liquid Waste contractor for the Energy Department. Savannah River Site is owned by the Energy Department. Savannah River Remediation is composed of personnel from a team of companies led by URS with partners Bechtel National, CH2M Hill and Babcock & Wilcox. Critical subcontractors for the contract are AREVA, Energy Solutions and URS Profession Solutions.