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Shaw University Announces Faculty Fellowship with Martin Marietta

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The partnership bolsters Shaw's School of Business and Professional Studies and deepens ties with the Raleigh business community

Shaw University is proud to announce a partnership with Raleigh-based company Martin Marietta, a leading supplier of building materials and a member of the S&P 500 Index. The inaugural Martin Marietta Faculty Fellowship has been granted to Cassandra Burney, assistant professor in Shaw’s School of Business and Professional Studies.

“We are thrilled that Martin Marietta is committed to the development of a cadre of strong and dynamic faculty like Prof. Burney,” stated Dr. Lynette Wood, Dean of the Shaw University School of Business and Professional Studies. “Corporate partnerships, such as this, are investments in building futures that are sure to yield great returns.”

“We’re proud that through the Martin Marietta Faculty Fellowship we’ll be able to help Shaw continue its mission of advancing knowledge, facilitating student learning and achievement, and enhancing spiritual and ethical values to develop future global leaders,” said Marc Santre, Senior Director of Talent Management at Martin Marietta. “Through her work as an educator, Professor Burney has done much to further this mission. She’s talented, dedicated and more than deserving of this recognition.”

The partnership will set Shaw University’s School of Business and Professional Studies apart, positioning students for long-term success and connecting local talent with local companies. The collaboration with Martin Marietta continues Shaw’s partnerships with corporations such as Apple, Red Hat, and IBM, promoting a diversified workforce.

About Martin Marietta A member of the S&P 500 Index, Martin Marietta is an American-based company and a leading supplier of building materials – including aggregates, cement, ready mixed concrete and asphalt. Through a network of operations spanning 26 states, Canada and the Bahamas, dedicated Martin Marietta teams supply the resources necessary for building the solid foundations on which our communities thrive. Martin Marietta’s Magnesia Specialties business produces high-purity magnesia and dolomitic lime products used worldwide in environmental, industrial, agricultural and specialty applications. www.martinmarietta.com

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