Skip to comments.Obama Unveils Plan to Train U.S. Engineers (Hide your wallets, Obama has a "plan".)
Posted on 06/13/2011 3:12:33 PM PDT by tobyhill
President Obama, in what he described as an "all-hands-on-deck strategy" to boost the economy, announced a new program Monday aimed at training 10,000 new American engineers every year.
The engineering announcement was one of several touted by the president during a visit Monday to North Carolina, where he toured a plant of energy-efficient lighting manufacturer Cree, Inc., and met with his jobs council to discuss the new initiatives.
Last week, the president announced a new training program in the manufacturing sector. The program he unveiled Monday would try to ensure U.S. engineering students have the skills to qualify for openings that companies sometimes struggle to fill.
"We're falling behind in the very fields we know are going to be our future. ... We must do better than that," Obama said.
Under the program, Obama said private companies will join the government to promote education in science, technology, engineering and math. They'll offer incentives to students to finish their degrees and help universities pay for their engineering programs.
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Look out folks this fool is at it again with the training of people..
Remember the good ol’ days when people decided for themselves what they wanted to when they grew up?
Zer0 was in the RTP, NC today.
He visited Cree (TOTUS was prominent also) They make LED lighting.
While he extolled the hiring Cree has done he failed to mentioned that of the 5,000 employees , half are in China.
Hey that’s a great idea~!
Central planing is going to train 10,000 new engineers
maybe they can create 10,000 new jobs for them too~!
Thanks O’, swell Idea~!
If teachers had to compete for their jobs without union protection, education would cost less and be way more effective.
Make the “government” knows best PROVE that the government got anything right about future jobs from a PAST “Jobs Outlook” that they print.
They are incapable of knowing what the future jobs are as a future earthquake is going to strike.
So let me see if I understand mac, the liar, daddy correctly:
The first half of his squatting in the whitehouse he sinks the economy, puts people out of work, bails out, with the tax payers money, union jobs, sells American land to prop up his moronic ideas, gets down on his knees in front of those who state that they would kill American’s if given the chance and now is has an idea on how to save America.
This POS is so arrogant that he thinks that the American voters will believe anything he says or does.
Words escape me for ANYONE who will buy the words that come out of the mouth of this liar.
“What does he mean by we? Does he have a mouse in his pocket?”
No, you’re thinking of Anthony Weiner (D).
That stupid b@stard!
I have two, and they DON’T have jobs yet.
Just what we need, “Border Engineers”!!!!!!!!!!
HAHAHA! Lots of those jobs available.
End differential pricing of programs like engineering and business due to their “higher income potential” that subsidizes non-productive majors.
Stop the preferential placement of foreign students at universities over American students. The logic has been that they pay more in tuition, thus subsidizing everyone else. But then they push out the children of taxpayers.
Drop a lot of the liberal arts core curriculum, helping students save money by shaving semesters off their load.
That’s easy...just lower the standards.
And where will these 10,000 engineers bet jobs. We already have 300,000 engineers out of work now. All the jobs went offshore, with NAFTA, CAFTA, and SAFTA.
Obama is nothing but rhetoric.
“We need 20,000 college educated street sweepers!”
AKA lit school grads.
I’m sure we easily produce that many every year. This is about buying votes.
What a joke. An awful lot of the young engineers I know today don’t even have a math, science and practical background sufficient to enter college let alone become engineers.
Having more engineers to graduate 10 needs to start about fourth grade and you need teachers to start that job.
Oblabla continues to be a joke.
I read about this earlier today, and I’m wondering...what kind of engineers? Electrical? Chemical? Paper? Mechanical? Railroad locomotive? What? It matters! Engineers are very specialized professionals (I work with a lot of PhD level people. Most are female.) Pack the fields with the wrong kind and all you do is generate a slew of loans to be repaid.
i.e. if you can't beat 'em, join 'em...