Press Releases

Project SCOPE Social Media Campaign Launch

With the start of the 2020-2021 school year, the Fort Meade Alliance has kicked off a social media blitz touting the new and improved Project SCOPE website to students and teachers. Project SCOPE provides students, members of the workforce and transitioning military/veterans with valuable resources to understand the benefits of…...

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Leading the Charge of STEMOVATION in Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) has partnered with the Fort Meade Alliance (FMA) and Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) to develop a new program that will allow high school students to take existing projects to the next level. The new program, called STEMOVATION, gives select juniors at three…...

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Challenge #1: FMA committee seeks causes, solutions for lack of diversity in cyber workforce

The problem is evident at most any industry event or cybersecurity worksite. The Fort Meade Region, like the rest of America, suffers from a serious lack of diversity in its cyber workforce. As they assessed the obstacles to growing the region’s cybersecurity/information technology (CS/IT) workforce, members of the FMA Education…...

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FMA committee probes biggest challenges to building CS/IT workforce

Troubled by the persistent shortage of skilled cyber security workers, the Fort Meade Alliance last year assembled a group of high-level representatives from business, government and educational organizations to identify key obstacles limiting the expansion of the cybersecurity and information technology (CS/IT) workforce and begin working towards solutions. “I am…...

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The FMA kicks off a new conversation series

          Starting in late May, the FMA added a new member benefit for one-, two- and three-star members. Envisioned as an opportunity for casual conversation among peers, the MBC Meetup Series gave small business leaders the outlet to come together to discuss their concerns about cash…...

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Maryland receives federal grant to support community development around military installations

The Maryland Department of Commerce, a Granting Partner of the FMA, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Planning and several other state agencies, has been awarded a second federal grant to help guide compatible development of military installations and their surrounding communities. The goal of this effort is to…...

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