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Columbus, Ohio, USA October 10th, 2011-- Based on its extensive relationships with faculty and staff members at our nationís Historically Black Colleges and Universities and also the largest database of companies actively hiring from the population of students and graduates from HBCUs, HBCUConnect.com has announced their 2011 list of the top 50 employers of HBCU Students & Graduates.

In order for companies to be considered HBCU CONNECT uses a criteria list that includes a companyís HBCU specific outreach, conversations with the companies to learn about their recruitment efforts, relationships the companies have with HBCUs or alumni organizations, and the overall visibility of the efforts made by the companies being considered. Consideration for the actual rankings for the companies was based on their consistency in effort, level of investment, actual hires and creativity in their outreach.

ďOver the last 11 years, my team has been working hard to connect employers with the talent produced by our nationís Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Having a top 50 list is a great way to congratulate and encourage these companies to continue their efforts, and also it is a great way to notify HBCU faculty, students and graduates about the employers really putting forth an effort to recruit them,Ē said Will Moss, CEO and Founder of HBCU CONNECT.

Top 10 Companies for 2011
1. McGraw-Hill Companies - www.mcgraw-hill.com
2. Microsoft - www.microsoft.com
3. Defense Intelligence Agency - www.dia.mil
4. Staples - www.staples.com
5. Anixter - www.anixter.com
6. College of Lake County - www.clcillinois.edu
7. Department of Veterans Affairs - www.va.gov
8. General Dynamics C4 Systems - http://www.gdc4s.com/content/detail.cfm?acronym=careers
9. NextEra Energy - www.nexteraenergy.com
10. Verizon Wireless - www.verizon.com

To view the full top 50 list of employers, go to www.hbcuconnect.com/top50employers

Founded in 1999, HBCUConnect.com is the first and largest portal targeted towards the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) community. Encompassing a complete web portal, recruiting engine, social networking site, forums, blogs, news feeds and shopping, HBCUConnect.com serves the needs of HBCU aspirants, students, alumni, faculty and staff by providing a single destination and launching point for the entire diaspora.

For more information, (press inquiries only): William Moss, CEO: (877) 864-4446
Posted By: Will Moss
Monday, October 10th 2011 at 6:08PM

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