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League Connections - February 2010

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League Connections
February 2010, Volume 11, Number 2

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In This Issue
Innovations Early Registration Deadline
Learning College Summit Proposals
Cross Papers Fellowship
STEMtech Call for Proposals
WNCC Partnership Spans the Nation
iStream Sneak Peek
Member Benefit of the Month
Hear O'Banion Speak at Your Event
iStream Update
Focus On
Health, Wellness, and Preventative Care Centers at Community Colleges

User Tips
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March 28-31, 2010
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June 6-9, 2010
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October 31-November 3, 2010
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New Publications
Leadership Abstracts
Interventions to Support Postsecondary Education Success

Innovation Showcase
Transforming Brutalism: Student Art Prints Improve the Learning Environment

Learning Abstracts
The Nature of Innovation in the Community College: Guidelines for Innovators


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INNOVATIONS EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE
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Innovations 2010 is the premier event for professionals dedicated to improving organizational teaching and learning and discovering new approaches for enhancing the community college experience. Join a diverse group of community college decision makers and influencers from around the world who are sharing innovative solutions to issues affecting today's colleges. Register today!
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: LEARNING COLLEGE SUMMIT 
Learning College Summit 2010Deadline to Submit Proposals:
March 15, 2010

Bring your success story or gather inspirations from others at the Learning College Summit, June 6-9, 2010. Located at the beautiful Arizona Biltmore Resort, the Summit focuses on organizational transformation initiatives that deliver results. Click here to learn more and submit your proposal!
CROSS PAPERS FELLOWSHIP 2010-2011: NOW OPEN

Proposal Deadline: April 30Pat Cross

The League invites proposals for The Cross Papers Fellowship for 2010-2011. Each year the K. Patricia Cross Endowment names a scholar/practitioner of community college teaching and learning as The Cross Papers Fellow. Read more....

STEMTECH CALL FOR PROPOSALS DEADLINE APRIL 16

STEMtechLet the Magic Begin!
The League is accepting presentation proposals for the first annual STEMtech conference,
October 31 to November 3 in Orlando. STEMtech is an interactive learning experience with a strong focus on STEM disciplines. And STEMtech continues the 25-year legacy of the League's fall technology conference. Read more...
white 3D chevronMEMBER SPOTLIGHT:
WESTERN NEBRASKA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 

WNCC Serves Cabela's Across the Nation
Cabela's Inc., with headquarters in Sidney, Nebraska, is known across the United States as "the world's foremost outfitter."  In 2003, corporate leaders and former Western Nebraska Community College President John Harms were looking at how WNCC could effectively provide quality training and advanced continuing education to Cabela's employees across the nation, and the first Corporate Academy at WNCC was formed.
Read more....
GET A SNEAK PEEK AT iSTREAM'S RESOURCES

iSTREAMStep Into iStream's 10 Questions
Beyond the standard professional vitae, have you ever wondered what books leaders in higher education are reading? Or, more personally, who had the greatest impact in their life achievements? Tune in to "10 Questions to Leadership" and preview these professional, candid, and intriguing responses from leaders in a variety of roles. This is just one of hundreds of professional development and eLearning resources available 24/7 to everyone on iStream subscriber campuses. Contact Cheri Jessup to learn how to get iStream resources for your college.

LEAGUE MEMBER BENEFIT OF THE MONTH

Special Consideration for League Projects Participation
League members are regularly invited to participate in a variety of projects and partnership activities. The College and Career Transitions Initiative (CCTI) is a great example of a collaborative project. Visit our project site to view more examples of League projects. Not a League member? Raise your institution's profile....Get the word out....Join the League today!
CAMPUS SAFETY AND SECURITY BEST PRACTICES

Free Webcast From Cisco Systems
February 25, 12:00 noon ET
In this presentation, Naveed Husain, CIO of Queens College, will discuss the school's deployment of IP-based video surveillance and physical access control solutions. Learn how Queens College built the foundation for a more proactive approach to security that accelerates incident detection, increases situational awareness, and automates responses. 
Register for this free webcast today!
FIND OUTSTANDING SPEAKERS FOR YOUR EVENTS WITH LEAGUE SERVICES

Hear Terry O'Banion Speak at Your Next Event!
Terry O'BanionIn keeping with our commitment to provide outstanding speakers, the League for Innovation 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! Read more....

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