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NSF-funded grant program aims to bolster STEM education at community colleges

July 10, 2012

By 2018, America will need a stronger STEM curriculum at the community college level that is "more tightly linked with competencies necessary for STEM jobs," according to a recent report by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce. In an effort to help build capacity for STEM education at the sub-baccalaureate level, Mentorlinks, a Congressionally mandated, NSF-funded program administered by the American Association of Community Colleges, has achieved "significant, lasting results" by investing in a select number of STEM programs at community colleges throughout the country.

 

Read the article: http://www.theatlantic.com/sponsored/workforce-of-tomorrow/archive/1969/12/boosting-stem-education-at-community-colleges/259549/

 

To learn more about the Mentorlinks program, visit: http://www.aacc.nche.edu/Resources/aaccprograms/mentorlinks/Pages/default.aspx

 

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