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Viewing by month: May 2011

Enforced Summertime

Alice W. Villadsen's 2008 essay is a reminder of the value of personal reflection and the “institutional pause.”


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Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 05/31/2011 at 12:54 PM | Categories: Leadership Abstracts -

Member Spotlight: Blending Health Care and High Tech for New Program

55,000 new jobs are available at Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) due to a nationwide mandate which calls for institutions to maintain electronic health records (EHR). To make the switch from paper to electronic, the health care industry must perfect processes using software tools. A program at MHCC is on the forefront of training students to assist with this switch from paper to electronic records as part of a new industry called health informatics.


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Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 05/16/2011 at 3:23 PM | Categories: Membership -

U.S. Workers Fall Short of Employers’ Needs for Foreign Language Proficiency

The University of Phoenix Research Institute conducted a study to discern if there is a gap in the need for business-critical languages and the workforce’s readiness to deliver them. Results indicate that a high number of job seekers and workers have low intent to learn Arabic, Chinese, or Russian, and many had little or no intent to learn Spanish.


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Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 05/13/2011 at 9:22 AM | Categories: Partners & Friends -