| | 2018 Hackathon
More than 1,000 students from around the Southwest converged on University of California, San Diego’s RIMAC Arena to compete in SD Hacks, a weekend-long, caffeine-fueled, sleep-deprived team hackathon, Oct. 12-14, 2018.
| FIAR Team Honored for Outstanding Achievements in Financial
The Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Financial Management and Comptroller recognized SSC Pacific employees with a Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) Team Award for their contributions in financial management during fiscal year 2017.
This year's winners are:
1st Place - Harbin Engineering University (China) ($7,000)
2nd Place - National University of Singapore (Singapore) ($6,000)
3rd Place - Ecole de Technologie Superieure (Canada) ($2,500)
| SPAWAR-Mentored High School Robotics Team Wins
Santana High School's Robotics Team 3965, "Sultans from Santee, Calif., competed against more than 400 teams from 74 countries, winning their division and making it to the world championship semi-finals
| Williams lifetime achievement
Jimmie Williams II, was honored recently at the National Society of Black Engineers' 21st Annual Golden Torch Awards in Pittsburgh where he received the Lifetime Achievement in Government for 2017-2018 award.