CANTON, Miss. – Nissan is again donating $250,000 to 7 internal historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) to foster science, technology, engineering and arithmetic (STEM) initiatives during any propagandize to enthuse and rise talent. To date, Nissan has invested some-more than $1 million in internal HBCUs – some-more than half of that supports STEM-specific curriculums.
At Nissan’s Canton Assembly Plant, Nissan executives presented a donations to member from Alcorn State University, Coahoma Community College, Hinds Community College – Utica Campus, Jackson State University, Mississippi Valley State University, Rust College and Tougaloo College.
“Nissan recognizes that STEM preparation is vicious to building a subsequent era of innovators. We are unapproachable to continue a joining to Mississippi’s HBCUs with another $250,000 extend this year,” pronounced Jeffrey Webster, executive of Diversity and Inclusion, Nissan North America, Inc.
Resources supposing to any establishment will be used to foster a operation of STEM-related programs and departments, including practical sciences, engineering, math, mechanism and information scholarship and many more.
The concession of $250,000 builds on a success of Nissan Canton’s ongoing partnership with a HBCUs.
- With a 2016 HBCU donation, Coahoma Community College offering a stay for 38 students, ages 8-11, to foster an seductiveness in STEM fields. Coahoma also used supports to squeeze a unstable Program Logic Control (PLC) total troubleshooting training system, that has done it probable to deliver module proof control into a industrial upkeep curriculum.
- The Engineering Technology Department during Mississippi Valley State University purchased element for 3 concentrations: Electronics Technology, Architectural Construction Management and Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD).
- Alcorn State University used a concession to support in encouragement of robotics laboratories and STEM overdo activities.
To learn some-more about Nissan’s support of a Canton community, visit Nissan-Canton.com
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