28 Mar '15, 11pm

Engineering Education Leads Students to Success #engineering

Engineering Education Leads Students to Success #engineering

It isn't just for the money that educators and students alike are flocking to STEM. The country needs engineers, and the Michigan Tech College of Engineering is one in a line of many schools expanding its programs to attract the innovators of tomorrow. Dean Wayne Pennington was one of many educators who attended a White House event on March 23 to pledge to graduate a minimum of 20 STEM students per year who could turn their hands to large-scale social challenges like efficient energy and cheaper, more accessible medicine. In total 122 universities made the pledge. This pledge is part of initiatives such as the White House Strategy for American Innovation, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenges for Engineering and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.

Full article: http://www.pddnet.com/round-ups/2015/03/engineering-educa...

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