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League Connections - August 2010

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League Connections
August 2010, Volume 11, Number 8





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In This Issue
Alternative Funding
Innovations 2011 Proposals Due 9/18
STEMtech 2010 Early-bird Discounts
Speakers for Fall Faculty-Staff Development
Your College Featured Here!
Member Benefits
iStream Sneak Peek
Next Gen Learning Challenges
iStream Updates
Focus On
ESL Innovation in the Community College

User Tips
"Our college has been promoting the use and advance of the iStream/MITE/Ipod content modules for specific departments to include as content resources for students."
-Butler CC

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Innovative Educators
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League Events
STEMtech 2010 Conference
October 31-November 3
Orlando, FL

STEMtech Online Conference
November 1-2, 2010

Executive Leadership Institute
December 5-10, 2010
Phoenix, AZ

Innovations 2011
February 27-March 2
San Diego, CA

Learning College Summit
June 12-15
Phoenix, AZ

League Publications
Alternative Funding for Community Colleges

Leadership Abstract
Investing in Change
 
Learning Abstract
Changing Styles, Meeting Needs

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ALTERNATIVE FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES
Alternative FundingNew League Publication Offers Strategies for Community College Leaders
How do you face a new academic year with a bare-bones budget, increasing enrollments, an aging physical plant, and a persisting economic crisis? Twelve community college leaders share their successful funding experiences and strategies in this new publication. Get your copy today at the League Store!
INNOVATIONS 2011 CALL FOR PROPOSALS  
Innovations 2011 Proposal Submission Deadline: September 18
The League invites proposals to present at the Innovations 2011
conference, February 27 - March 2, 2011, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Showcase your model programs and share lessons learned with colleagues from around the world. Click here to submit your proposal.
REGISTER TODAY FOR THE
FIRST ANNUAL STEMTECH CONFERENCE
 
STEMtech October 31-November 3, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Orlando
Hear keynote speakers Ed Begley, Jr. and Michael C. Lach! Educators and industry leaders gather to discuss ways to increase student access to and success in STEM majors and careers, and to explore the use of IT to better serve students, campuses, and communities. STEMtech Online runs in conjunction with the onsite conference.

SPEAKERS AVAILABLE FOR FALL FACULTY-STAFF DEVELOPMENT DAYS
 
Recognized Experts Provided by League Services
Our experienced, dynamic speakers will inform, inspire, and enthuse your campus gathering on a wide assortment of topics to meet your college's specific needs. If the topic you are interested in is not on our list, let us know! Email Ed Leach to schedule your speaker today!

white 3D chevronMEMBER SPOTLIGHT:
YOUR COLLEGE FEATURED HERE!

Outstanding Member Contributions
Member Spotlight offers member colleges the opportunity to spotlight a program, an award, or a successful innovation to share with other community colleges. Who will be featured next? Will it be your college? Submit your information to Cheri Jessup.
LEAGUE MEMBER BENEFIT OF THE MONTH
 
Start Planning Now for the Innovation of the Year Award
Every year the League honors outstanding innovations recognized by League Alliance member institutions as Innovations of the Year. The competition opens to member institutions in September. Not a League member? Raise your institution's profile...Get the word out...Join the League today!

GET A SNEAK PEEK AT ALL THE iSTREAM RESOURCES  
iSTREAM Exploring iStream
Wander through the League's vast web-based, multimedia resource portal. An iStream subscription provides everyone at your campus access to videos, articles, publications, and learning programs, along with the best of the League's conferences, services, partnerships, and collaborative communities. Become a subscriber today!

IMPROVING CAMPUS WI-FI WITH CISCO CLEANAIR  
CISCOFree Webcast From Cisco Systems
August 11, 2010, 1 pm PDT
Register for this free webinar to hear Clayton Daffron, network architect at Portland State University, and experts from Cisco discuss network interference and how Cisco CleanAir technology can help detect, identify, and locate common campus RF interference sources and optimize wireless coverage by providing automatic adjustments.

NEXT GEN LEARNING CHALLENGES

Join the Conversation, Make a Difference
Next Gen Learning Challenges aim to dramatically improve college readiness and completion through the applied use of technology and digital media. Your ideas and comments will help refine ideas, sharpen Next Gen Learning's focus, and shape future waves of funding. Learn how you can get involved today!
Next Gen Learning Challenges
 
 

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