Harris, FIT celebrate student design center opening

Business and education leaders helped celebrate the opening of the new USD1.9 million Harris Student Design Center at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne Florida.

Made possible by a USD1 million grant from Florida-based Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), the center provides a new team approach for engineering and science students to design, test and construct innovative solutions.

Harris is a leading technology innovator, solving our customers´ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports customers in more than 125 countries, has approximately USD8 billion in annual revenue and 22,000 employees worldwide. The company is organized into four business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems, Electronic Systems, and Critical Networks.