News and Announcements

April, 2016
The League for Innovation is pleased to announce its call for proposals for the 2016 STEM tech Conference, to be held in Philadelphia, PA, November 6-9. STEM tech brings you the best of STEM, analytics, big data, advanced technology, and...
The League's new website is designed to provide ready access to information and opportunities for League members and partners as well as to the wider community college field. An overview of general navigation is outlined here, and we...


April 18 is the deadline for submitting Innovation of the Year Award recipient names to the League office. For over 30 years, the League has recognized innovative programs, practices, and policies that improve the ability of Alliance member...
The nomination process for the Terry O'Banion Student Technology Awards will be open from April 1 through August 26. The awards, sponsored by the League and Innovative Educators, will be presented at the League's annual STEMtech Conference,...

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League for Innovation in the Community College

The League for Innovation in the Community College (League) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to catalyzing the community college movement. Founded in 1968, we foster and celebrate community college innovation and experimentation that lead to student and institutional success.

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Upcoming Events

March 12-15, 2017
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
San Francisco, California

June 12-15, 2016
Omni Scottsdale Montelucia
Paradise Valley, Arizona

November 6-9, 2016
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

December 11-15, 2016
Omni Scottsdale Montelucia
Paradise Valley, Arizona


Faculty Voices

Engaging Faculty in the National Completion Conversation

What issues, challenges, and concerns do you have about the national focus on student completion? In what ways are you supporting student success, retention, and completion? Join the conversation! MORE>

Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0

Training for 21st Century Middle-Skill Employment

Community colleges are helping low-income individuals acquire and document the 21st century skills needed to obtain middle-skill employment, and to communicate their skill level to employers. MORE>

Community Colleges & Public Health

Advancing the Community College Role in Public Health Education

Curricular resources to assist community colleges in developing programs in public health education and administration, environmental health, and health navigation are now available. MORE>


League for Innovation Trends Report

by Gerardo E. de los Santos and Mark Milliron

Bread and Roses: Helping Students Make a Good Living and Live a Good Life

by Terry O'Banion

Toward a New Ecology of Student Success: Expanding and Transforming Learning Opportunities...

by Jim Riggs