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League Connections - October 2009

 
League Connections
October 2009, Volume 10, Number 10

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Don't Miss CIT Oct. 11-14!
A Leader in Learning Communities
iStream Sneak Peek
Innovations Proposal Deadline Oct. 16
Membership Benefits
Bursting at the Seams
Institutional Vision
Business Champions
CIT Streaming Video
iStream Update
User Tips
As a professional development activity, the Humanities Division watched an iStream video presentation, followed immediately with comments and discussion. Big Sandy Community and Technical College

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October 11-14
Cobo Convention Center
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Executive Leadership Institute
December 6-11
Scottsdale Cottonwood Resort
Scottsdale, Arizona

Innovations
March 28-31, 2010
Baltimore, Maryland

Partner Happenings
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New Publications
Leadership Abstracts
Leading by Listening: Lessons From a Maestro

Innovation Showcase
Fall Festivals in Community Colleges

Learning Abstracts
Building a Learning University

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THERE'S STILL TIME TO REGISTER!

2009 CIT LogoJoin colleagues from around the world October 11-14! Learn how to save money and reduce your college's carbon footprint with green technologies. Hear about future-focused teaching and learning, broadband partnerships, workforce development programs, and much more! Register now! Get the special CIT rate on a Detroit People-Mover Pass here!
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Holyoke Community College

A Leader in Learning Communities
There continues to be strong quantitative and qualitative evidence that learning communities (LC) at Holyoke Community College help underprepared students prepare, prepared students to advance, and advanced students to excel, while providing a transformational professional development opportunity for LC faculty.
Read more...
THIS MONTH IN iSTREAM...

iSTREAM League members can get a sneak peek through October 31 at Wes Jackson's presentation, "What We Need to Know to Meet the Sustainability Challenges of the Next Half-Century," in which he challenges community colleges to recognize their role in sustainability initiatives and look forward to the next half-century for long lasting solutions. Contact Wendy Neil to learn how everyone on your campus can have unlimited access to this and hundreds of professional development resources on iStream.
INNOVATIONS PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED
Innovations 2010 logo Deadline: October 16, 2009
The most inventive and thought-provoking programs from around the world will be chosen to showcase at Innovations, so submit your proposal
now!
LEAGUE MEMBER BENEFIT OF THE MONTH

General SessionDiscounted Registration for League Conferences and Summits
Every year, thousands of educators attend CIT, Innovations, Learning College Summit, and the Executive Leadership Institute. These events feature topical discussions that range from lecture-style presentations to learning-centered dialogues. Become a member today!
COMMUNITY COLLEGES BURSTING AT THE SEAMS

Computer ComfortsDue to current economic conditions, many people are going back to school. In addition, many who originally planned to attend a four year university are now choosing to take their first two years in a community college system. At first glance you would think these schools have hit the jackpot. Although this may be true in the long run, this exploding enrollment is causing a great deal of strain on today's resources. Read more...
LEAGUE SERVICES: INSTITUTIONAL VISION

League Services Is your campus in need of a vision that is well received by the entire college?
League Services can provide an expert to facilitate the process right on your campus! Contact Ed Leach today for more information about developing a vision that is embraced collegewide.
or
visit Institutional Vision.
DO YOU KNOW AN EXEMPLARY BUSINESS LEADER?

The League for Innovation is partnering with Business Champions, Inc. and other leading organizations to find and profile exemplary business leaders who are using their influence to create large scale changes so more people get the skills they need to advance, companies have the workforce required to compete, and communities thrive. Learn more...
WATCH CIT GENERAL SESSIONS ON STREAMING VIDEO

Watch streaming video of these exciting keynote presentations, scheduled for October 11-14. Contact Ed Leach at (480) 705-8200 x233 or leach@league.org if you have any questions.
 
 

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