NCDOT and HBCUs Outreach Cultivates a Diverse and Inclusive Workforceby GDN Shared Post May 6, 2019
The Office of HBCU Outreach at North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is proud to announce their First cohort of 2019-2021 HBCU Fellows. The NCDOT HBCU/MSI Fellows program offers real work experiences and learning opportunities to individuals who are recent graduates (within 1-3 years) and have earned a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree from one of the ten accredited North Carolina HBCUs and one MSI (Minority Serving Institutions).The Fellow serves a two-year commitment within a selected NCDOT business unit.
The Office of HBCU Outreach kicked-off this new HBCU/MSI Fellows’ program in March with orientation and two days of engaging professional development workshops.
The 2019-2021 HBCU Fellows and NCDOT Staff pose for a picture with Chief Deputy Secretary David Howard. Sitting front row, left to right (Ashley Houston-NCDOT Administrative Assistant, JoAna McCoy-NCDOT Program Manager, Sabria Futrell, Aldea Coleman-NCDOT Policy Director, Bessie Gilreath & Alexia Edmunds) and standing left to right (Carlos Davis, Professional Development Consultant, Nathan Kemp, Brandon Reyes, Jimmy Davis, Al Austin-NCDOT, Office of HBCU Outreach Director, NCDOT-Chief Deputy Secretary David Howard, Shaquan Walker, Jaylin Thomas, Edward Holley Jr. and Nicole Gye’Nyame-NCDOT Special Projects). Fellows not pictured: Brandon Beaty and Yahnay Baptiste.
Our mission is to create inclusion and opportunities for HBCU/MSI in the transportation industry. To learn more about the programs and services about the Office of HBCU Outreach, visit our website at https://www.ncdot.gov/about-us/board-offices/offices/hbcu/Pages/default.aspx or contact us at 919-707-4307.