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US Black Engineer Magazine, published by Career Communications Group, Inc. (CCG) has released the 2020 Top Supporters of Historically Black Colleges and Universities Engineering List. This announcement follows the publication’s annual BEYA STEM Conference in Washington, D.C.

Out of the many companies and corporations that were voted for based on their individual support to HBCUs, a number of these companies topped the list in each category for their exceeding assistance towards strengthening the education to employment pipelines for black students in STEM.


1. Lockheed Martin Corporation
2. The Boeing Company
3. Northrop Grumman Corporation
4. IBM Corporation
5. Raytheon Company
6. Boston Scientific Corporation
7. Microsoft Corporation
8. Corning Incorporated
9. General Motors
10. NetApp, Inc.


1. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
2. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
3. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
4. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
5. National Science Foundation (NSF)
6. U.S. Army
7. U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT)
8. National Security Agency (NSA)
9. U.S. Navy
10. U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)

“We are not just focused on recruitment,” said Tyrone Taborn, CEO of Career Communications Group, Inc., “but looking at how these corporations are supporting HBCUs and enhancing the pipeline for minorities in STEM to find promising careers.”

The companies in the 2020 survey range from Fortune 500 companies to smaller startups focused on the impact. The survey’s methodology has been to ask HBCU Engineering deans which companies give the most support. The deans vote up their supporters, and members of non-profit Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE) also vote.

“I am honored to congratulate the 2020 Top Supporters. Their partnership and continued support enable us to implement programs to attract, educate, graduate and place underrepresented minority students in engineering and computer science careers,” said Veronica Nelson, Executive Director of AMIE.

About US Black Engineer & Information Technology Magazine

US Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine is published by Career Communications Group, Inc. (CCG). CCG is dedicated to celebrating diversity and promoting equal opportunity for minorities and women in the fields of engineering, science, and information technology.

About Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE)

AMIE develops industry, government and university partnerships to achieve diversity in the engineering workforce. AMIE’s coalition provides a holistic opportunity to influence and access talent, educators, and businesses in promoting minority student pursuit of engineering and achieving greater diversity in the engineering workforce.

For more information on the 2020 Top Supporters please click here

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