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League Connections - November 2010

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League Connections
November 2010, Volume 11, Number 11





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IN THIS ISSUE
Significant Discussions
Early-bird Discount Innovations 2011
Learning College Summit Call for Proposals
iStream Sneak Peek
Member Benefits
Next Gen Learning Challenges
Free Cisco Webinar
Recognized Experts From the League
NEH Challenge Grants
iSTREAM UPDATES
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LEAGUE EVENTS
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

2011 STEMtech
October 2-5
Indianapolis, IN
LEAGUE PUBLICATIONS

Significant Discussions


Leadership Abstracts
National Completion Agenda Is Local Work

Innovation Showcase
Creating Seamless Pathways for STEM Students

Learning Abstracts
Faculty Mentoring in the Community College Setting

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DATELINE: STEMtech
Update From Orlando
More than 1,450 community college educators were joined by their K-12 counterparts at the first STEMtech Conference held in Orlando this week. Ed Begley, Jr., kicked off the gathering on Sunday afternoon with an entertaining and thoughtful telling of his own story and the important role of STEM in living green.
Sustainability was only one of many STEM-related topics on tap at STEMtech. Read more...
SIGNIFICANT DISCUSSIONS

A Guide to Secondary and Postsecondary Curriculum Alignment

With support from MetLife Foundation, the League's Significant Discussions project has developed a guide for secondary and postsecondary faculty to align curriculum, thus easing the transition from high school to college and paving the way for student success and completion. Click here to learn more.
GET EARLY-BIRD DISCOUNT NOW FOR INNOVATIONS
Innovations 2011February 27 - March 2, 2011 Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Education professionals worldwide: Register now to participate in this premier global innovation marketplace. Experts and veterans present ideas, exhibit programs, and showcase initiatives that advance every aspect of the community college.

SUBMIT 2011 LEARNING COLLEGE SUMMIT PROPOSALS

Call for Proposals Now Open
Bring your success story or gather inspiration from others at the 2011 Learning College Summit, June 12-15. Located at the historic Arizona Biltmore Resort, the Summit focuses on organizational transformation initiatives that deliver results. Click here to learn more.
GET A SNEAK PEEK AT ALL THE iSTREAM RESOURCES
iSTREAM10 Questions to Leadership
Preview candid and intriguing responses from leaders like Marcella Davis, president, National Association for Developmental Education. Learn how your college can become an iStream subscriber. Individual subscriptions are now available! Contact Cheri Jessup for more information.
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CONFERENCE REGISTRATION DISCOUNTS

Awards, Discounts, and Grants
Don't miss out on these amazing opportunities! Innovation recognition awards, tuition discounts, grants...there's something for everyone.

Innovation of the Year
Capella University Tuition Discount
Nova Southeastern University Tuition Grant

Find out if your college is an Alliance member to see if you qualify. Apply today!

NEXT GEN LEARNING CHALLENGES

Next Generation Learning Challenges RFP Update

Next Gen Learning Challenges pre-proposals are due November 19, 2010. Visit the website to learn more about these unique funding opportunities to dramatically improve college readiness and completion through the applied use of technology and digital media. 
Next Gen Learning Challenges
INTEGRATED BUILDING SYSTEMS FROM CISCO
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Friday, November 19
Register today for Cisco's free, interactive webinar on the benefits of integrating operating systems onto a common platform. Learn about several high performance building projects that have achieved immediate cost savings and ongoing operational efficiencies.

GOLDEN AVAILABLE TO CONSULT AT YOUR COLLEGE OR CONFERENCE
Sandra GoldenWorld-Class Service, Support, and Solutions Through League Services

Sandra Golden has worked with more than 120 colleges since 1995. Her approach to marketing is broad based, including research, curriculum delivery, services, promotion, recruitment, inquiry follow-up, retention, and evaluation.

NEH CHALLENGE GRANT OPPORTUNITY FOR
TWO-YEAR COLLEGES
Application Deadline: February 2, 2011

The National Endowment for the Humanities invites two-year colleges to apply in a special challenge grant competition to strengthen their long-term humanities programs and resources. Applicants may request up to $500,000 in federal funds.

 

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