Dow Corning Corp., a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, has developed and continues to maintain a strong relationship with CMU. The company provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide, offering more than 7,000 products and services via the company’s Dow Corning and XIAMETER brands.
Company officials have helped in advancing students’ professional careers by offering internships. Dow Corning Corp. also has a long history of recruiting CMU graduates for career opportunities, and it offers student scholarships through two endowed programs.
Dow Corning Corp. has participated in and supported CMU through annual events such as Dialogue Days and the Dow Corning College of Business Administration Executive in Residence, which is a speakers series the company sponsors.
The financial contributions Dow Corning Corp. has made to the university have been instrumental in the funding of the Great Explorations in Math and Science Program, the Education and Human Services Building, the Robert and Marjorie Griffin Endowed Chair in American Government, the College of Business Administration Executive in Residence program, the Dow Corning MBA Endowed Scholarship Program, and the Dow Corning Scholarship Program.