Become an ECE Connections Partner

ECE Partnership Levels

Through membership to ECE Connections, organizations establish a relationship and align with NC State University's Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, accessing top talent through our faculty and students. Your ECE Connections membership is an investment that showcases your company as a leader by demonstrating your commitment to continued growth in emerging areas of electrical and computer engineering.

ECE Connections Partnership

An ECE Connections partnership offers corporations direct access to the ECE community with direct involvement and visibility. Minimum annual contributions of unrestricted funding required for recognition as an ECE Connection Partner are:
  • Start-ups (< 2 years old) - $1,500
  • Companies with 250 employees or less - $2,500
  • Companies with 251-1,000 employees - $5,000
  • Companies with 1,001-10,000 employees - $10,000
  • Companies with >10,000 employees - $15,000

ECE Connections + Partnership

For partners who contribute $25,000 or greater of unrestricted funding, The ECE Connections+ partnership grants the highest level of student and ECE community access and exposure. Please contact us for a customized approach as rates can be adjusted in consideration of other tangible gifts and support to the department and College of Engineering. This includes, but not limited to, gifts-in-kind, such as equipment and software, scholarships and awards, naming rights, endowment funds, etc.

Friends of ECE

Our Friends of ECE partners provide the department support that is non ECE Connections related. Friends of ECE are connected into the ECE community via recognition and communications which create a strong partnership. For more information on becoming an ECE Partner and finding engagement solutions that meet your goals, please contact Heather Daughtridge.



ECE Corporate Partners

The ECE Department also expresses it's appreciation to the following companies who have provided contributions valued up to $14,999: