The Importance of STEM Education

Robyn Tellefsen | December 11, 2012

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In case you hadn’t heard, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) programs are the talk of the town – especially from the Commander in Chief himself.

As part of his “Educate to Innovate” campaign, in September 2010 President Obama launched Change the Equation, an effort to dramatically improve STEM education at all grade levels; inspire student appreciation and excitement for STEM, especially among women and underrepresented minorities; and achieve a sustained, national commitment to improving STEM education.

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Community colleges across Texas spent the week before Thanksgiving celebrating successful students and working to open the door for more adult students to get their college credentials.

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Considering getting your associate degree at a community college? A new study finds that first step for college students — attending a two-year school — could help you be successful attaining a bachelor’s degree as well.

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Five Things Hurricane Sandy Taught Us

Lori Johnston | November 26, 2012

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Hurricane Sandy’s impact was not just seen in the Northeast, but all around the country as students’ hearts have gone out to those affected. As many are still on the road to recovery, let’s not forget Hurricane Sandy and what it’s taught us. Some of the lessons can apply to college and education as well.

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