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League Connections - September 2010

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League Connections
September 2010, Volume 11, Number 9





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In This Issue
Innovations Proposals Due 10/4
iStream Sneak Peek
STEMtech Early-bird Discount Ends 10/1
Alternative Funding
Next Gen Learning Challenges
Member Spotlight
Recognized Experts From the League
Member Benefits
Free Cisco Webinar
Free Microsoft Offers
Learning College Summit Call for Proposals
iStream Updates
Focus On
Community Colleges and Solar Program Developments

User Tips
"The monthly iStream eblasts have been included as resources and references in our college's monthly faculty development updates."
-Louisiana Community & Technical College System

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

STEMtech Online Conference
November 1-2, 2010

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
League Publications
Alternative Funding for Community Colleges

Leadership Abstracts
Charting an Independent Course
 
Innovation Showcase
Dreamkeepers Emergency Financial Assistance Program

Learning Abstracts
Connecting With Online Students and Assessing the Connection
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INNOVATIONS 2011 PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED  
Innovations 2011 Proposal Submission Deadline: October 4, 2010
The League invites proposals to present at the Innovations 2011 conference, February 27 - March 2, 2011, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Showcase your model programs and share lessons learned with colleagues from around the world. Click here to submit your proposal.
GET A SNEAK PEEK AT ALL THE iSTREAM RESOURCES  
iSTREAMFree Trial September 20-October 3
Are you an Alliance Member college without an iStream subscription?
 Now is your chance to try iStream for FREE! The League's robust online repository gives your entire institution access to thousands of resources and tools geared toward community college and higher education. Contact Cheri Jessup for log-in details.
EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT ENDS OCTOBER 1
STEMtech Stretch Your Budget Dollars With the Early-bird Discount!
Register now for STEMtech, October 31-November 3, at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Orlando, or to participate in STEMtech Online, designed to fully integrate virtual participants with onsite participants without incurring travel expenses. Attend sessions on STEM education issues and the use of IT to better serve the education community.
ALTERNATIVE FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES
Strategies for Community College Leaders
Twelve community college leaders share their successful funding strategies in this new publication. Get your copy today at the League Store, or access the digital version through iStream.
NEXT GEN LEARNING CHALLENGES

Join the Discussion, Make a Difference
Next Gen Learning Challenges aims to dramatically improve college readiness and completion through the applied use of technology and digital media. Your comments will help refine ideas, sharpen Next Gen Learning's focus, and shape future waves of funding. Get involved today!
Next Gen Learning Challenges
white 3D chevronMEMBER SPOTLIGHT:
OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE

New Renewable Energy Technology at OCC
A new solar array and a wind turbine on the OCC Findley-area campus are being used for wind and photovoltaic installation programs as well as alternative sources of renewable energy for the college. Read more...
MAKE FALL FACULTY-STAFF DEVELOPMENT DAYS A SUCCESS: HIRE A LEAGUE SPEAKER

ConsultantsRecognized Experts Provided by League Services
Let League Services provide an experienced, dynamic speaker to inform and inspire your campus gathering on topics tailored to meet your college's needs. Contact Ed Leach to schedule your speaker today!
LEAGUE MEMBER BENEFIT OF THE MONTH:
INNOVATION OF THE YEAR AWARDS
 
Submissions Now Being Accepted
Have an innovative, effective program or practice? Every year the League honors outstanding innovations as Innovations of the Year. Contact LaRita Phillips for guidelines. Not a League member? Raise your institution's profile...Get the word out...Join the League today!
IMPROVING CAMPUS WI-FI WITH CISCO CLEANAIR
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Thursday, September 16, 8am PT/11am ET
Register today
for Cisco's free, interactive webinar on Cisco Connected Physical Security solutions that use the IP network as an open platform allowing customers to build more effective, integrated, and collaborative physical security systems.
IMAGINE CUP INCENTIVES FROM MICROSOFT
Plus, Free MTA Certification Exam at STEMtech
Registered for STEMtech? Stop by the Microsoft exhibit booth and ask about the new incentive program for Imagine Cup participants! And take advantage of the free MTA Certification exam available at the conference.
2011 LEARNING COLLEGE SUMMIT

Call for Proposals Opens September 15, 2010
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.
 
 
 

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