Schneider Electric today announced a $100,000 donation to the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) Foundation

September 02 10:36 2019

Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced a $100,000 donation to the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) Foundation, contributing to a $3 million challenge match issued by the Engelstad Family Foundation, to support the new CSN and Nevada State College Engelstad Health Sciences building on CSN’s Henderson Campus.

“We’re thrilled that Schneider Electric has joined others in their commitment to CSN students and their success,” said CSN President Dr. Federico Zaragoza. “Support for the CSN Foundation from corporate partners is vital to our  ability to generate the world class technicians and professionals desperately needed by Southern Nevada employers.  The CSN foundation provides student scholarship and invests in performance excellence in the classroom, facilities, and capital improvements.”

This donation is part of Schneider Electric’s ongoing partnership with CSN, which includes active internship recruitment from the college to foster the next generation of energy experts. As a business with a major footprint in Nevada, Schneider Electric is committed to supporting students in the region who will have a future impact on the energy management and automation industry.

“We believe it is critical to invest in our future workforce now to ensure we have the right people, with the right skills, to drive the energy industry forward. Schneider Electric is proud to strengthen our relationship with the College of Southern Nevada, its foundation and its students in support of our broader commitment to developing diverse talent in the STEM fields,” said Julie Quinones, operations manager, Schneider Electric. “CSN’s commitment to students first aligns with our values, and we’re proud to be added to the long list of the college’s financial supporters.”

About the CSN Foundation

The CSN Foundation is an independent, registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the college’s students, faculty, staff and programs. It is governed by its executive director and a Board of Trustees consisting of community leaders and industry professionals from across southern Nevada.

About Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries. With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software. In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency. We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.

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