Community Conversation #1
- Readiness and Timeliness: When are the critical transition junctures in which Wounded Warriors need resources and support? When are Wounded Warriors most receptive to these resources and supports?
- Resources and Supports That Work: What are the resources and supports reported to be effective in supporting transition to civilian life and to beginning college?
- Filling in the Gaps: What improvements are needed in the systems to support transition to civilian life and to beginning college?
- Getting the Word Out: How do you market STEM opportunities to people in the military before they transition to civilian life?
- Dreams and Goals: How can STEM degrees and careers be more achievable?
Community Conversation #2
- Veteran Friendly: What is “veteran friendly” and how do we make it real?
- Recruitment and Visibility: How can public institutions increase recruitment and visibility in military communities?
- Sticking with It: What can higher education do to help Wounded Warriors achieve STEM degrees? What types of information, supports, accommodations, or programs are needed?
- Getting Faculty Up to Speed: What do faculty need to know about engaging Wounded Warriors in their courses?
- Getting Creative: While understanding the restraints of funding and space, think outside the box. What can be done by higher education faculty/staff/administrators to help Wounded Warriors succeed in their STEM education?
Community Conversation #3
- Leadership: In what ways do military leadership and experiences translate into STEM careers?
- Advantages for STEM Industry: How do STEM fields benefit from veterans in their workforce?
- Making Connections: In what ways can STEM industry and higher education collaborate to ease the transition for veterans?
- Getting Employers Up to Speed: What do STEM employers need to know about recruiting and employing veterans? Wounded Warriors?
- Getting the Job: What information and supports are needed to assist Wounded Warriors in the transition from college to career?