February 11, 2013
Work-Force Demand for STEM Students Spurs Efforts at Community Colleges
David Zentz for The Chronicle
As concerns grow over impending work-force shortages in science and technology fields, educators are looking to community colleges to fill the gap.
It isn't just in research and other professionalized posts where talent in STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—is needed. Shortages exist for technicians and skilled workers in advanced manufacturing, welding, and other technology-driven industries as well.
Georgetown University's Center on Education and the