Charlotte, NC – February 25, 2021
Direct ChassisLink Inc. (DCLI), the nation’s largest supplier of marine and domestic container chassis, has entered a three-year partnership with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University to provide scholarship support, internship, and other opportunities to the Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics.
“The Deese College is excited to partner with DCLI as we work to develop relationships with strong and growing companies in North Carolina,” said Kevin James, Ph.D., Deese College dean. “We look forward to working together to continually enhance student development and access to great business careers.”
DCLI’s three-year commitment will provide scholarships and on-the-job experience to students who are studying economics, accounting, finance, or supply chain management with the potential for full-time employment at DCLI upon graduation.
DCLI also expects to bring its professionals into the classroom to enhance student learning as well as to support student organizations related to the economics, accounting, finance, and supply chain management disciplines.
“DCLI is excited to launch this partnership with North Carolina A&T State University,” said Lee Newitt, DCLI president. “The school has a rich history here in North Carolina and we believe this partnership will help attract new talent to our growing organization while also strengthening our commitment to diversity and inclusion.”
About North Carolina A&T State University
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is the nation’s largest historically Black university, as well as its top ranked (Money magazine, Best Colleges). It is a land-grant, doctoral university, classified as “high research” by the Carnegie Foundation and a constituent member of the University of North Carolina System. A&T is known for its leadership in producing graduates in engineering, agriculture and other STEM fields. The university was founded in 1891 and is located in Greensboro, North Carolina.