October 2008, Volume 9, Number 10
Recent Publications From the League
Each month, the League publishes Leadership Abstracts, Learning Abstracts, and Innovation Showcase. The most recent issues are available on the League website.
Leadership Abstracts. Forty and Forward: The League Celebrates Four Decades of Innovation by Gerardo de los Santos and Terry O’Banion. The League for Innovation heralds 40 years of providing effective programs, services, research, conferences, and support for community colleges worldwide. League President Gerardo de los Santos and President Emeritus Terry O’Banion explain what it takes to achieve and maintain pioneer status, in the September issue of Leadership Abstracts.
Learning Abstracts. New Resources for Student Development by Earl Paul. College Resources Online has published four new booklets about soft skills for underprepared community college students. Author and educator Earl Paul emphasizes motivation and attaining goals, organizing and managing meetings, interviewing, and public speaking, as requirements for a worthwhile education and a productive lifestyle. These compact, clear-cut, print publications are also available on CD and MP3 for today’s reluctant reader.
Innovation Showcase. Gifts From the Earth: Annual Event Brings Communities Together by Heather Foss. South Seattle’s Gifts From the Earth fundraiser provides a cornucopia of edible delights and potable pleasures for its guests and creates an invaluable educational experience for its culinary arts, wine academy, and hospitality students. Find out how the event has developed into a community favorite with benefits the whole college can savor, in the September issue of Innovation Showcase.
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