EMC gift benefits MEP programs

Dr. Tony L. Mitchell (second from right), assistant dean for engineering student services and MEP director, accepted the donation on behalf of MEP, along with MEP assistant director Angelitha Daniel (right). Charles Coleman (left) is the EMC principal program manager and president of the NC Chapter of the Black Employee Affinity Group, and Eileen Twomey is senior human resources operations manager for EMC. (Photo: Laura White)
Dr. Tony L. Mitchell (second from right), assistant dean for engineering student services and MEP director, accepted the donation on behalf of MEP, along with MEP assistant director Angelitha Daniel (right). Charles Coleman (left) is the EMC principal program manager and president of the NC Chapter of the Black Employee Affinity Group, and Eileen Twomey is senior human resources operations manager for EMC. (Photo: Laura White)

EMC Corp. has contributed $5,000 to the Minority Engineering Programs at North Carolina State University that will help the College of Engineering recruit, retain and graduate African-American, Native American, and Hispanic engineering students.

MEP’s support components include early intervention programs, tutorial programs and counseling with the objective of increasing the number of minority students entering and successfully completing engineering and computer science degrees.  EMC Corp. is a Massachusetts-based Fortune 500 company helps organizations design, build, and manage flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures.