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League Connections - March 2009

League Connections - March 2009

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League Connections
March 2009, Volume 10, Number 3

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In This Issue
Green Computing Focus at CIT
Summit Proposal Deadline Extended
Community Colleges and the Economy
The Cross Papers Fellowship
Innovation of the Year
League Services
Creating Flexible Classroom Space
Member Spotlight: Sustainability at Kaua'i Community College
2009 Events
Innovations
March 15-18
Grand Sierra Resort
Reno-Tahoe, Nevada

Learning College Summit
Proposal Deadline: March 20
June 14-17
Arizona Biltmore Resort
Phoenix, Arizona

CIT
Proposal Deadline: March 20
October 11-14
Cobo Convention Center
Detroit, Michigan
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GREEN COMPUTING SPECIAL FOCUS AT 2009 CIT
2009 CITProposal Deadline March 20
In 2009, CIT's Emerging Technologies track focuses on green computing. Submit a proposal today to share your college's efforts in green technology, from preparing students for the green economy to reducing your institution's carbon footprint. Click here to learn more.
LEARNING COLLEGE SUMMIT PROPOSALS DUE
Learning College Summit Deadline Extended to March 20
The deadline for submitting proposals to present at the 2009 Learning College Summit has been extended until March 20. Click here for more information.
COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND THE ECONOMY

Study Findings To Be Released at InnovationsInnovations 2009
The League for Innovation and the Campus Computing Project are surveying community college CEOs about the economy's effects on college budgets and operations. Findings will be presented at the Innovations conference on March 17. If you received the electronic survey but have not yet responded, please do so by March 12. Click here to register for Innovations.
THE CROSS PAPERS FELLOWSHIP INVITES PROPOSALS
K. Patricia CrossProposal Deadline April 30, 2009
The League invites proposals for The Cross Papers Fellowship, 2009-2010, which will support the writing of The Cross Papers, Number 13, and the presentation on the monograph at the League's Innovations 2010 conference. Click here for more information.
INNOVATION OF THE YEAR AWARD
Celebrating Community College Innovation
League logoThe League's Innovation of the Year competition is now open. Alliance Member institutions are invited to participate in this recognition of faculty and staff innovation. Click here for more information.
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CREATING FLEXIBLE CLASSROOM SPACE

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Due to limited space and tightening budgets, many colleges are looking for ways to better use existing classroom space. Read more...
BUILDING TOMORROW'S WORKFORCE
New Corporation for a Skilled Workforce Report
Building Tomorrow's Workforce identifies examples of partnerships where employers and educators are opening doors for legal Hispanic immigrant workers to advance in the workplace, earn college credits, and make a good living.
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KAUA'I COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Leveraging Partnerships to Accelerate Progress Toward Sustainability
When Chancellor Helen Cox first arrived on the Kaua'i Community College campus in August 2008, she had already made it clear that she believed that KCC had an important role to play in moving the island of Kaua'i towards sustainability. Read more...
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iStream: Focus on the Baccalaureate Degree at Community Colleges

Project Highlights. From contemporary music and interior design to international business, bachelor's degree programs at Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning offer students an increasing number of career path options.

Thoughtful Topics. The College Board turns its focus to community colleges and the ways these dynamic institutions are responding to challenges facing the U.S. and the world, in this presentation by members of the National Commission on Community Colleges.

Innovative Educators. Come see the newest in iStream’s growing repository of professional development resources and training services. Subscribers are eligible for free seating in online webinars through a partnership with Innovative Educators.

TLT Webinars, Dangerous Discussions, and Flashlight. The League and TLT Group present workshops and TLT archives on iStream, and subscribers have access to free limited seats for TLT events.

eLearning. New eLlearning content provides open educational resources and discounted license agreements for specialty workforce development programs targeting high-demand industries and careers.

Ten Questions. Beth Hagan, president of the Community College Baccalaureate Association, explains how the open door is widened by community colleges offering bachelor's degrees, and she explores the impact of this emerging trend, in Ten Questions to Leadership.

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