McKendree University is a 2016 STEM Jobs Approved College

STEM Jobs 2016(LEBANON, Ill., October 29, 2015) - McKendree University has been designated a STEM Jobs Approved College by Victory Media. For a second consecutive year, McKendree was recognized among institutions education in science, technology, engineering and math for students who aspire to STEM-focused careers.

The 2016 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges survey rates universities, colleges, community colleges and trade schools on their ability and responsiveness to connecting programs and students with high-demand, high-growth STEM occupations. Institutions were scored on publicly available data and four key indicators:

  • Providing opportunities for students to explore STEM subjects
  • Promoting partnerships that foster STEM literacy and connect classrooms to careers
  • Ensuring coursework and activities are focused on careers
  • Promoting STEM programs that attract and engage under-represented student populations

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