Dean Laura J. Steinberg Attends White House Event
On February 8, 2012 the White House invited deans of colleges of engineering to come together to honor their commitment to educate and graduate more engineers and to announce the creation of a unique partnership to measure, evaluate, and celebrate excellence in retention, graduation, and diversity in engineering education.
In addition to the speakers scheduled to present to the deans, President Obama addressed the attendees. Dean Laura J. Steinberg of the L.C. Smith College was in attendance and wrote a blog post about her experience at the White House. Click here
see her thoughts on the event and watch a video of President Obama speaking.
Speakers at the event were:
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President
Paul S. Otellini, President and CEO, Intel Corporation
Dr. Steven Chu, U.S. Secretary of Energy
Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education
Dr. Gary S. May, Dean, College of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Don Giddens, President of the American Society of Engineering Education
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