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Posted byon May 6, 2015 at 6:14 PM EDT
On National College Signing Day, three White House staffers shared their story of attending community college and credited these institutions for helping them reach their fullest potential.
Posted byon May 6, 2015 at 5:00 PM EDT
U.S. Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil explains why he thinks more Americans should have access to community college.
Posted byon May 6, 2015 at 3:27 PM EDT
On the anniversary of the U.S. National Climate Assessment, the President's Science Advisor John Holdren meets with and highlights communities and regions that are using the tool to take action on climate where it matters most.
Posted byon May 6, 2015 at 11:29 AM EDT
In 2012, Tara was a recent graduate when she started working as a special education teacher in Georgia. This past fall, she sat down to write a letter to President Obama about the challenges she initially faced, and the rewarding profession she has grown into after three years in the classroom.
Posted byon May 6, 2015 at 10:32 AM EDT
At the end of April, an estimated 3.5 million employers opened their doors to kids in their communities for “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.” This year, President Obama encouraged employers to expand their programs to youth who are typically unable to participate. The White House, OSTP, NASA, and other Federal agencies joined groups like Girl Scouts of the USA and the Microsoft Corporation in taking the President's message to heart, hosting activities at their workplaces designed to get youth interested in and excited about STEM careers.
Posted byon May 5, 2015 at 7:48 PM EDT
This afternoon, President Obama hosted a reception in the East Room of the White House to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and honor those who courageously fought at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
Posted byon May 5, 2015 at 7:45 PM EDT
Esta tarde, en una recepción en la Sala Este de la Casa Blanca, el Presidente Obama celebró el Cinco de Mayo y honró a aquellos que valientemente lucharon en la Batalla de Puebla el 5 de mayo de 1862.
Posted byon May 5, 2015 at 7:20 PM EDT
President Obama nominates a new Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and Vice Chairman.
Posted byon May 5, 2015 at 1:36 PM EDT
The White House is convening the nation’s leading thinkers on infrastructure planning and design to highlight how projects like new roads and transit lines can be designed to foster economic opportunity and increase resilience to the impacts of climate change.
Posted byon May 5, 2015 at 1:26 PM EDT