Stay with It

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Stay with It is a campaign in the United States intended to encourage and motivate engineering students to stay with the field of study and graduate with an engineer's degree.

It is a collaboration between the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, the private sector and academia.[1][2][3][4]

It officially launched on March 14, 2012, with a Day of Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and made available to a nationwide audience through a webcast on Facebook Live.[5][6][7] The webcast opened with a message from President Barack Obama.

Major General Charles F. Bolden, Jr., Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, noted the occasion, saying that his message to students is simple: “Stay With It! Stay with your studies. Stay with your research. Stay with your dreams as you prepare to take your rightful place as the next great generation of American engineers, innovators and leaders."[3]

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  1. "Roadmap to Renewal: 2011 Year-End Report" (PDF). President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, p. 20.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Engineering: Stay with It". American Society for Engineering Education.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 "NASA Joins Campaign to Encourage the Next Generation of Engineers and Innovators". White House Blog.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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