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June 16, 2010 09:00 ET

Tektronix and Fluke Corporation Partner to Fund Scholarship Program at DeVry University

Companies Provide Donation of $100K to Fund Five-Year Program

BEAVERTON, OR and EVERETT, WA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2010) -  Tektronix, Inc., and Fluke Corporation today announced that they have donated $100,000 to DeVry University for a five-year scholarship program. In the program, $20,000 will be awarded each year in $1,000 scholarships to 20 students each in the name of Tektronix and Fluke. 

"We are very pleased to be able to create this scholarship fund for DeVry University on behalf of Tektronix and Fluke," said Amir Aghdaei, president of Tektronix. "Our companies share a common passion for providing opportunities for the next generation of engineers, and DeVry University provided an ideal platform for a program like this."

DeVry University will select students to be awarded scholarships based on a combination of need, merit, and aptitude.

"We are honored to be the recipient of such a generous donation that will ultimately benefit 100 of our deserving students," said David Pauldine, president of DeVry University. "We share a common desire to strengthen the engineering and technology industries, and I feel that we are doing exactly that through this partnership. I applaud Tektronix and Fluke for their long-term commitment to helping ensure that we continue down this path together."

"Tektronix and Fluke have been working with DeVry University in an effort to upgrade their tools to match industry standards and prepare students for their real-world experience," said Barbara Hulit, president of Fluke Corporation. "We look forward to extending our relationship with DeVry through this program."

About Tektronix
For more than sixty years, engineers have turned to Tektronix for test, measurement and monitoring solutions to solve design challenges, improve productivity and dramatically reduce time to market. Tektronix is a leading supplier of test instrumentation for engineers focused on electronic design, manufacturing, and advanced technology development. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix serves customers worldwide and offers award-winning service and support. Stay on the leading edge at www.tektronix.com.

About Fluke Corporation
Fluke Corporation is a global leader in professional electronic test tools and precision calibration standards. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians, metrologists and building diagnostic professionals who install, troubleshoot, and manage electrical and electronic equipment and calibration processes for quality control, as well as conducting building restoration and remediation services.

Fluke is a registered trademark of Fluke Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The company's international headquarters are in Everett, WA, USA, with European sales and service headquarters located in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. For more information contact Fluke Corporation, P.O. Box 9090, Everett, WA USA 98206, call (800) 44-FLUKE, fax (425) 446-5116, or visit http://www.fluke.com.

Tektronix is a registered trademark of Tektronix, Inc. All other trade names referenced are the service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Amy Higgins
    PR Manager Tektronix
    503-627-6497
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    Leah Friberg
    Communications Manager Fluke
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