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League Connections - April 2009

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League Connections
April 2009, Volume 10, Number 4

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In This Issue
Martha Kanter is Nominee for Under Secretary of Education
Register Now for the Learning College Summit
The Cross Papers Fellowship
Innovation of the Year
Student Technology Award Winners Announced
League Services
Seminole Community College Prepares for Growth
Member Spotlight: Treasure Valley Community College
2009 Events
Learning College Summit
June 14-17
Arizona Biltmore Resort
Phoenix, Arizona

CIT
October 11-14
Cobo Convention Center
Detroit, Michigan

Executive Leadership Institute
December 6-11
Scottsdale Cottonwood Resort
Scottsdale, Arizona
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MARTHA J. KANTER IS NOMINEE FOR UNDER SECRETARY OF EDUCATION
League Board Member Represents a First for Community CollegesMartha J. Kanter
President Barack Obama has nominated Martha J. Kanter for Under Secretary of Education. The first community college leader to be nominated for this post, Kanter is currently the chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District in California and is vice chair of the League for Innovation board of directors. Read The White House press release.
REGISTER NOW FOR THE LEARNING COLLEGE SUMMIT  
Learning College Summit Early Registration Deadline is May 15
Early registration and group discounts are available for the League's Learning College Summit through May 15. The Summit will be held June 14-17, 2009, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and is hosted by the Maricopa County Community College District. Click here for more information.
THE CROSS PAPERS FELLOWSHIP INVITES PROPOSALS  
K. Patricia CrossProposal Deadline is April 30
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.
2009 TERRY O'BANION STUDENT TECHNOLOGY AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED  
Microsoft Two Community College Students Named Technology Champions
The League for Innovation in the Community College and Distinguished Partner Microsoft Corporation are pleased to announce the selection of Brenda Meza, El Paso Community College (TX), and William Brodie, Middlesex County College (NJ), as the 2009 Terry O'Banion Student Technology Champions.
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SEMINOLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE PREPARES FOR GROWTH
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Given the current economic climate, many community colleges are bracing for dramatic enrollment increases. New students are choosing the affordable community college route and many of those who were in the workforce are going back to school to learn new skills.
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TREASURE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

VTreasure Valley Community Collegeirtual Math Lab Supports Student Success
When Treasure Valley Community College was awarded the competitive Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant from the Department of Education in 2005, the college knew this funding would be the catalyst for change at TVCC. Read more...
 
 
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