We’re continuing our series “A Matter of Degrees” with a look at what it means to be “career ready.” There’s a lot of angst about whether college graduates have the skills they need for today’s workforce, especially science, math, and writing. Some are saying it’s time to rethink which courses students really need, which they don’t, and whether employer expectations are reasonable.
- Krystal Hicks – associate director of Career Support and Employer Outreach at UNH’s Career Center
- Burton Kirkwood – Academic Dean at Colby Sawyer College, and adjunct assistant professor in the history department
- Fred Kocher – president of New Hampshire High Tech Council, co-founder of the New Hampshire Forum on the Future, co-leader of the NH Coalition for Business and Education , and president of Kocher and Company, a marketing and communications firm.
- Frank Meyer - long-time director of admissions at New Hampshire Technical Institute, the largest community college in New Hampshire