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Viewing by month: February 2010

Lessons from Successful Innovations: New Report Offers Insights and Guidelines for Community Colleges

Innovation is in the American community college DNA, a significant part of its heritage, character, distinction, and leadership for change. A new report by the League for Innovation in the Community College adds new insights into why, how, and with what result colleges innovate successfully and lessons they can share. The Nature of Innovation in the Community College reports findings from a study conducted by Terry O’Banion, president emeritus of the League, and supported by MetLife Foundation.


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Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 02/17/2010 at 8:37 AM | Categories: Innovation Showcase -

Community College Student Success and Retention Institute

March 17-19, 2010, Baltimore, MD

Academic Impressions

Community colleges often struggle to create retention practices that fit the diverse populations at their schools. Join Academic Impressions for a two-and-half-day institute and learn how to create a system of intervention strategies that will help the students at your school persist. Sessions will examine the types of support institutions can provide throughout the student lifecycle. At the end of the event, you will be prepared to craft a comprehensive retention plan to take back to your school and immediately put into action.


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Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 02/05/2010 at 3:15 PM | Categories: Partners & Friends -

League Connections - February 2010

Stay connected with ongoing League projects, activities, and events in February. Submit your proposals for The Cross Papers Fellowship, the Learning College Summit, and the new STEMtech Conference; save money by registering early for Innovations; get a sneak peek at iStream's 10 Questions; and more.


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Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 02/05/2010 at 3:05 PM | Categories: League Connections -