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League Connections - February 2011

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League Connections

February 2011, Volume 12, Number 2
Sponsored by MiCTA
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IN THIS ISSUE
Don't Miss Innovations 2011
Innovator Spotlight Virtual Conference
Terry O'Banion Tech Awards
The Cross Papers Fellowship
Innovation of the Year Awards
Learning College Summit CFP
2011 STEMtech CFP
2011 ELI
Member Spotlight
Member Benefit
iStream Professional Development
AAUW Research on STEM for Women
League Services
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DON'T MISS INNOVATIONS 2011!
Innovations 2011February 27 - March 2, 2011
Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Join in as education veterans and experts present ideas, programs, and initiatives that advance every aspect of the community college. Register online by February 25 to get a discounted rate; after the 25th, onsite registration at full price is available.
REGISTER TODAY FOR THE LEAGUE'S INNOVATOR SPOTLIGHT VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

New Online Conference To Be Held February 23, 2011
Award-winning innovations will be presented by some of the brightest minds in the community college world at this exciting one-day online event! Use coupon code A13NPS for a $25 discount off the regular rate. For more information and to register, visit Innovator Spotlight.


TERRY O'BANION STUDENT TECHNOLOGY AWARDS

Nominations Due February 4, 2011
This annual award honors two League member college students with special talents and interests in technology careers, and financial need. Nominate your students by February 4, 2011. Find out if your college is an Alliance member to see if you qualify for these awards.


THE CROSS PAPERS FELLOWSHIP 2011-2012

Proposal Deadline: April 30, 2011Pat Cross

Each year the K. Patricia Cross Endowment names a scholar/practitioner of community college teaching and learning as The Cross Papers Fellow. The deadline for submitting proposals is April 30, 2011. Click here for information and proposal guidelines.

INNOVATION OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Submissions Deadline: March 16, 2011
League Alliance members are invited and encouraged to participate in this special award, through which the League honors outstanding innovations that have been recognized by member institutions as Innovations of the Year.   


SUBMIT 2011 LEARNING COLLEGE SUMMIT PROPOSALS
Learning College SummitSubmissions Deadline: March 31, 2011
Bring your success story or gather inspiration from others at the 2011 Learning College Summit, June 12-15. Located at the historic Arizona Biltmore, the Summit focuses on organizational transformation initiatives that deliver results.

2011 STEMtech CALL FOR PROPOSALS

STEMtechSubmissions Deadline: April 15, 2011
The League for Innovation is proud to announce its second annual STEMtech conference, October 2-5, 2011, at the new JW Marriott in Indianapolis. 
 

2011 EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

ELIApplication Deadline: July 31, 2011

Community college senior-level administrators with presidential aspirations are invited to apply for the League for Innovation's Executive Leadership Institute, December 4-9, Phoenix.

 

WHAT DRIVES A COMMUNITY COLLEGE?

MiCTAMiCTA Case Study: Kirtland Community College

MiCTA, a national nonprofit association of education, government, and other nonprofit organizations, recently assisted Kirtland Community College with finding a new LMS. Kirtland offers nearly three dozen online classes with multiple sections, and the college is considering the creation of degree programs that are offered entirely online. Learn more.
 

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CHANDLER-GILBERT COMMUNITY COLLEGE

NSF Grant to Draw Engineering Instructors to CGCC
Engineering instructors from across the U.S. will flock to CGCC over the next three years, where they will attend workshops to learn state-of-the-art technology, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Read more.


white 3D chevronMEMBER BENEFIT: SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES WITH NOVA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY

Two Annual League Member Scholarships  

NOVA and the Fischler School of Education and Human Services (FSEHS) will award one scholarship in education and another in leadership. Or, you may receive a grant of 15 percent toward FSEHS programs, including the doctoral and master's degree programs. Is your college an Alliance member? Learn about all the League Alliance member benefits and how your school can join today!  


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AAUW RESEARCH ON STEM EDUCATION FOR WOMEN

Looking for Exemplar Programs
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is conducting a research project to examine best practices in STEM education for women in community colleges. AAUW is interested in terminal and transfer programs in academic and vocational fields and invites submissions of exemplar programs no later than February 28, 2011.


LEAGUE SERVICES

Terry O'BanionHear Terry O'Banion Speak at Your Next Event!

In keeping with our commitment to provide outstanding speakers, the League has arranged to make nationally known speaker, presenter, and seminar leader Terry O'Banion available for your next event. Those who have heard O'Banion speak can attest that he is no ordinary speaker!

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