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League Connections - May 2010

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League Connections
May 2010, Volume 11, Number 5





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In This Issue
Learning College Summit
ELI Application Invitation
STEMtech Call for Proposals
Innovations 2011 Call for Proposals
Member Spotlight
iStream Sneak Peek
Benefit of the Month
Free Cisco Webinar
MetLife Award Winners
League Services Guest Speakers
Survey of Teaching Challenges
iStream Update
Focus on
Operationalizing the Strategic Plan

User Tips
"My office has used our iStream access for research on some of our ongoing projects, such as SACS/QEP accreditation, continuous improvement, and various grants." Robbie Myers, Chattanooga State Community College

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This issue of
League Connections
 is sponsored by

Learning College Summit 2010
League Events
Learning College Summit
June 6-9, 2010
Phoenix, AZ

STEMtech Conference
October 31-November 3, 2010
Orlando, FL

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

Innovations
Fegruary 27-March 2, 2011
San Diego, CA
Project Updates
Walmart Brighter Futures
Lighting the Way for Displaced Workers

The Nature of Innovation
in the Community College
Partner Offers
Innovative Educators
Discounted webinars

Cisco Systems
Free webcast

Excelsior College
IT leadership training

Fielding Graduate University
 Online leadership institute
New Publications
Leadership Abstracts
Retiring Leaders, New Challenges: Technology Leadership in the Community College

Learning Abstracts
ScholarSpace @ JCCC

The Nature of Innovation
in the Community College

Call for manuscripts

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LEARNING COLLEGE SUMMIT: REGISTER EARLY & SAVE!

Learning College Summit 2010Focus on Learning With
Terry O'Banion

Join this gathering of community college educators and thought leaders to explore strategies and practices that expand and improve student learning.
Click here to register and view the Summit program. Early registration deadline is May 3!
APPLY NOW FOR 2010 EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
ELI  2010Application Deadline: July 31
Community college senior-level administrators with presidential aspirations are invited to apply now for the League for Innovation's Executive Leadership Institute, December 5-10, Phoenix.
SAVE $$ BY REGISTERING NOW FOR STEMTECH!

STEMtechOctober 31-November 3, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Orlando
STEMtech is an interactive learning experience with a strong focus on STEM disciplines in general education and workforce training, and is the place to explore the intelligent application of information technology in community and technical colleges. Register now to get the best rate!
INNOVATIONS 2011 SET FOR FEBRUARY 27 - MARCH 2
IN SAN DIEGO

Innovations 2011Proposal Submission Deadline: September 18, 2010
Innovations is the premier event for professionals dedicated to improving organizational teaching and learning, and discovering new approaches for enhancing the community college experience. Click here to submit your proposal.
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CAYUGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Reviving the Entrepreneurial Spark
Cayuga Community College has taken on a major role in revitalizing the economic landscape of the city and region, developing courses and collaborating to help new ventures flourish. That's the goal, as Cayuga infuses entrepreneurship into its academics and outreach. Read more....
GET A SNEAK PEEK AT iSTREAM'S RESOURCES
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Get a sneak peek at one of Cisco's iStream exclusive, on-demand webcasts to learn how Cisco Systems can help you address the top issues with a new and innovative topic each month.
LEAGUE MEMBER BENEFIT OF THE MONTH
PublicationsUseful and Innovative Publications
Members receive a complimentary copy of new League publications as well as discounts on all publication orders. Enjoy the benefits of membership. Become a member today!
INNOVATING WITH VIDEO AT LA TRADE-TECH COLLEGE
Free Webcast From Cisco Systems
Thursday, May 27, noon Pacific/3:00 p.m. Eastern

Join Dr. Mary Gallagher, vice president of Administrative Services at LATTC, for this free, live, one-hour webcast to hear how LATTC is innovating with video technology to deliver better services, improve safety, and help students improve their lives.
WINNERS OF 2010 METLIFE FOUNDATION
COMMUNITY COLLEGE EXCELLENCE AWARD

Colleges Recognized for Service to Students, Service to Communities, and Service through Innovation
Three community colleges have been named as the winners of the 2010 MetLife Foundation Community College Excellence Award, which honors the important roles community colleges play in addressing educational, social, and economic needs and opportunities. The winners will each receive a $50,000 grant. Read more....
FIND YOUR NEXT GUEST SPEAKER
THROUGH LEAGUE SERVICES


Carol CopenhaverContact League Services to Hear Carol Copenhaver Speak at Your Next Event!
Nationally known speaker/consultant Carol Copenhaver has nearly 30 years experience in higher education and speaks on a number of key topics, including workforce development, online learning programs, and converting from a two-year to a four-year college. Read more....
TAKE A SURVEY OF SPECIAL HEALTH, RENEWABLE ENERGY, AND NANO SKILL TEACHING CHALLENGES
Northwestern University-Community College Collaboration
Northwestern is developing materials and exercises including adapting industry tools to support future-proof career planning and teaching in emerging fields. Your response will help ensure community college needs are addressed. Click here to take the brief survey.

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