The Smart Grid for Institution of Higher Education and the Students They Serve: Developing and Using Collaborative Agreements to Bring Students into STEM

Date Published: 
01 Mar 2012

A new metaphor that reflects institutional efforts to develop collaborative relationships tailored to specific institutional, student, and STEM field needs. Colleges and universities can systematically expand sustainable opportunities for student transition, with corresponding exchanges of resources and the introduction of new talent to existing programs. A legally sustainable objective of these collaborations is to increase the participation in STEM higher education of students of all races, genders, and socio-economic backgrounds beyond what other means have made possible.