Read about how membership in ASEE provides great professional development for community college faculty. 

Community colleges enroll more than eight million students annually, including 43 percent of all U.S. undergraduates. Nearly half of all Americans receiving bachelor’s degrees in science and engineering went through a community colleges during their education process. Such institutions provide a diverse student body - students of color, women, older students, veterans, international students, first-generation college goers, and working parents - with access to higher education, Fifty-two percent of Hispanic students, 44 percent of African American students, 55 percent of Native American students, and 45 percent of Asian-Pacific Islander students attend community colleges.

The Obama Administration has a stated goal of increasing the number of college graduates by five million over the next ten years. For this to happen, community colleges must be an essential segment of the higher education enterprise. Given the increasing importance of community colleges in the U.S. STEM education system, ASEE is exploring ways to more fully engage with faculty and administrators of engineering science and engineering technology programs at community colleges.

This material informed in part by the National Academy of Engineering Report, "Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape," 2012.

Read about how membership in ASEE provides great professional development for community college faculty. 

Community colleges enroll more than eight million students annually, including 43 percent of all U.S. undergraduates. Nearly half of all Americans receiving bachelor’s degrees in science and engineering went through a community colleges during their education process. Such institutions provide a diverse student body - students of color, women, older students, veterans, international students, first-generation college goers, and working parents - with access to higher education, Fifty-two percent of Hispanic students, 44 percent of African American students, 55 percent of Native American students, and 45 percent of Asian-Pacific Islander students attend community colleges.

The Obama Administration has a stated goal of increasing the number of college graduates by five million over the next ten years. For this to happen, community colleges must be an essential segment of the higher education enterprise. Given the increasing importance of community colleges in the U.S. STEM education system, ASEE is exploring ways to more fully engage with faculty and administrators of engineering science and engineering technology programs at community colleges.

This material informed in part by the National Academy of Engineering Report, "Community Colleges in the Evolving STEM Education Landscape," 2012.