Entergy recently hosted Dillard University faculty, staff and students, and other Historically Black College and University leaders from across Louisiana during The New Orleans' Pelicans HBCU event at the Smoothie King Center.
Entergy awards more than $7.9 million in charitable contributions for first half of 2022
Mississippi nonprofit organizations are beneficiaries
Entergy has contributed more than $7.4 million to HBCUs in the company's service area.
The company is the only utility among the top 20 supporters.
Students and faculty at Southern University are using 3D printers in their Entergy-sponsored lab to make parts for reusable N95 masks to be used by COVID-19 health care professionals.
Partnerships with HBCUs reflect Entergy’s commitment to diversity and workforce development.
Entergy is committed to working with local educational institutions to develop a workforce that can support the continued economic development of the Gulf South region as well as support Entergy's own workforce needs. A big part of that commitment involves building and retaining a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the communities we serve.
Entergy has partnered with Southern University to further support their mutual commitment to developing engineering talent for the future. A $2 million grant to Southern University from Entergy and the Entergy Charitable Foundation will support classroom and lab infrastructure improvements, as well as curriculum and faculty professional development for the university’s engineering program.