HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – NV5 Global, Inc. (the “Company” or “NV5”) (Nasdaq: NVEE), a provider of compliance, technology and engineering consulting solutions, announced today hui that he awarded the first ten scholarships as part of a five-year $ 275,000 pledge to the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).
Scholarships have been awarded to undergraduate and graduate students from the six regions of the NSBE on the basis of personal essays, educational achievements and professional recommendations. This year’s winners study a variety of disciplines, including chemical, civil, electrical, industrial and mechanical engineering; materials science and engineering; and IT.
Congratulations to this year’s scholarship recipients:
- Ginikachi Anyene – State University of New York at Binghampton
- Amman Askaw – Cal Poly
- Ayooluwa Balogun – Duke University
- Demetri Blackwood – Kettering University
- Ngozi Ezeokek – University of Washington
- Danielle Holt – Villanova University
- Chad Jones – Southern University and A&M College
- Stephanie Jones – Northwestern University
- Tasimba Jonga – University of Tennessee, Knoxville
- Abubakir Siedahmed – California State University, Los Angeles
With over 24,000 members worldwide, NSBE’s mission is “to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.”
“The future of the country’s infrastructure will be shaped by a diverse and talented pool of engineers and scientists, and it is important for us to help train and develop the next generation of technical professionals,” said Dickerson Wright, PE, Chairman and CEO of NV5.
“NV5 is very pleased with the quantity and quality of scholarship applications received from NSBE members,” said Dr Carl Henderson, PE, GE, Director of Diversity for NV5. “The applicants truly meet the intent and objectives of the NSBE mission statement, and we look forward to continuing our relationship with NSBE and its members.”
To learn more about NV5’s environmental, social and corporate governance initiatives, please visit www.NV5.com/ESG.
NV5 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of compliance, technology and engineering consulting solutions for public and private sector clients supporting infrastructure, utility and construction assets and systems. The company mainly focuses on six verticals: Testing, Inspection and Consulting, Infrastructure Engineering, Utilities, Building and Program Management, Environmental Health Sciences, and Geospatial Technology Services. . NV5 operates from over 100 offices nationwide and abroad. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.NV5.com. Also visit the company on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Vimeo.
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