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League Connections - January 2010

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League Connections
January 2010, Volume 11, Number 1

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In This Issue
Technology Student Awards
Cross Papers Fellowship
Learning College Summit Proposals
National Leaders Keynote Innovations
New STEMtech Conference
Students Step Toward Readiness
iStream Sneak Peek
First-Time iStream Subscriber Discount
Member Benefit of the Month
Web Collaboration & eLearning
Hear O'Banion Speak at Your Event
iStream Update
Focus On
Veteran's Services and Educational Opportunities 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
The Nature of Innovation

Innovation Showcase
Anne Arundel Community College Promotes Future Thinking

Learning Abstracts
A Framework for Leading Change Through the Lens of Student Success


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NOMINATE YOUR OUTSTANDING TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS FOR PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL AWARDS

Microsoft and the League for Innovation Invite You

to nominate two outstanding community college technology students for the Terry O'Banion Student Technology Awards. The winners of these awards will be determined through a national search of nominations from League for Innovation Member Institutions. Deadline for applications is January 29, 2010. Read more....
CROSS PAPERS FELLOWSHIP 2010-2011: NOW OPEN

Proposal Deadline: April 30

Pat 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....

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!
NATIONAL LEADERS TO KEYNOTE INNOVATIONS 
Innovations 2010 logo Kanter, Oates, Thornton, Smith, Zeiss, Kazis, O'Banion, Weidner, and Casserly to Speak
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!
NEW STEMTECH CONFERENCE FOR FALL 2010

STEMtech 2010Focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Mark your calendar for STEMtech, October 31 to November 3 in Orlando. STEMtech is an interactive learning experience with a strong focus on STEM disciplines in general education and workforce training and on technology use across the institution. Read more...
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ANOKA TECHNICAL COLLEGE 

High School Students Take Big Step Toward Readiness for Technical College Programs
A 10-year partnership between the local high school district and Anoka Technical College prepares students for the rigors of a technical college education and for work in health care, manufacturing, and information technology. To help displaced workers gain skills for high-demand jobs, educational options are now available online and on site through a new initiative. Read more....

GET A SNEAK PEEK AT iSTREAM'S RESOURCES
iSTREAM Professional Development Programs
iStream professional development programs offer strategic and comprehensive teaching and learning practices to support faculty, staff, and administrative development. Get a sneak peak of one of these programs, LENs. 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.
LAST CHANCE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE FIRST-TIME iSTREAM SUBSCRIBER DISCOUNT

Special Rate Ends January 31, 2010 - Subscribe Now!
With an iAdvantage membership, your entire institution--faculty, administration, staff, and students--gains unlimited, 24/7 access to over 200,000 relevant and timely resources through the iStream portal. Upgrade to an iAdvantage membership with iStream before time runs out! Read more....

LEAGUE MEMBER BENEFIT OF THE MONTH

Recruit the Best Hires or Find Your Career Position
JobNetJobNet, the League's job posting and search site, is an innovative feature that provides community colleges with an efficient and effective means to post open positions, and provides individuals with a comprehensive resource to search job listings. Not a League member? Raise your institution's profile....Get the word out....Join the League today!
WEB COLLABORATION & eLEARNING BEST PRACTICES

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Learn how the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, the fifth-largest system in the U.S., uses WebEx to reduce expenses, enable flexible access to a diverse population, be green, facilitate staff training, provide efficient tech support, and streamline operations. Register for this free webinar 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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