Events and Webinars

Engineering Educators Exchange: A Conversation with Dr. Craig Downing

May 11, 2022

Enrollment of new students is challenging, especially in the age of COVID-19.

What can we do to retain enrolled students and ensure they are prepared for success upon graduation?

David Poole, research director for EngineeringCAS and former director of admissions at the University of Miami’s College of Engineering, spoke with Dr. Craig Downing, Associate Dean of Lifelong Learning and Department Head of Engineering Management at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Their conversation covered topics including:

  • How holistic admissions can provide valuable insight into each student applicant.
  • Strategies for enhanced engagement to better meet student needs and keep them on track for graduation.
  • How to transition students from academics to professional careers.

Register for the recorded, on-demand session below!


Dr. Craig Downing
Associate Dean of Lifelong Learning and Head of the Department of Engineering Management

David Poole
Research Director