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DENSO announces grants to 26 North American colleges and universities

DENSO announces grants to 26 North American colleges and universities

June 28, 2019 – DENSO announced it has awarded more than $1 million in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education grants to 26 colleges and universities across North America. The grants are made possible by DENSO’s philanthropic division, DENSO North America Foundation (DNAF), and support the company’s mission to help cultivate tomorrow’s workforce. These donations deliver critical funds to programs that will help expose students to the rewarding careers available in automotive and manufacturing and prepare them to lead in fast-evolving fields.

Grants will be used towards programs focused on design, materials management, mechanical and electrical engineering principles, thermodynamics, robotics and more. DENSO hopes these funds will help cultivate and encourage a new generation of engineers and skilled workers. Recipients of this year’s grants include:

  • Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
  • Arkansas State University
  • Auburn University
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • Cleveland State Community College
  • Conestoga College
  • FIME
  • Jackson State University
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Kettering University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Oakland University
  • Pellissippi State Community College
  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • TecMilenio University
  • Tennessee Technological University
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Alabama-Huntsville
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
  • Wayne State University
  • Western Michigan University

DNAF has supported STEM education through grants at colleges and universities since 2001, enabling students to access tools, technology and experiences that better prepare them for technical careers after graduation. DENSO education grant proposals are invite-only and evaluated based on technical merit, student experience and alignment with industry needs.

DENSO is looking to hire new talent across North America as it continues its pursuit to shape and improve future mobility solutions for all. Positions are available in a variety of roles, business units and locations

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