The Campaign for Excellence: STEM
Educating the Next Generation of Engineers, Scientists and Teachers
New ideas, creative concepts, and comprehensive skills and resources help industries succeed and encourage economic growth.
Although the U.S. remains a world leader in innovation, experts in the science and business communities forewarn that our education system needs to develop the talent of more scientists, engineers and technical workers in order to maintain the country’s future leadership in the world economy.
DCCCD is committed to producing highly skilled professionals in technology-related areas to meet industry demands and spur economic development in Dallas County. The Campaign for Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) enhances the role of the seven colleges in the district to produce more highly-skilled professionals who meet industry standards through relevant resources, programs and instruction.
Components of the STEM Initiative include:
DCCCD STEM Institute
Endowed faculty positions in STEM disciplines
Equipment and technology updates
Program creation and innovation