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News and Announcements

January, 2018

It is with heavy hearts and sadness that we relay the passing of our dear colleague Dr. Suanne Roueche on December 24, 2017. Her dedication to teaching excellence and student success contributed enormously to our mission and work and...

February, 2018

The League for Innovation in the Community College and Mesa Community College (MCC) co-hosted a “Day for Visionaries and Innovators: Constructing a Blueprint for Radical Transformation” at MCC on February 16. The event is first in a...


March, 2018
The Riegelman Awards for Excellence in Public Health & Health Navigation Education in Community Colleges were presented to three community colleges at the League’s 2018 Innovations Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, to representatives...
March, 2018
Three outstanding technology students were honored with Terry O’Banion Student Technology Awards at the League’s Innovations Conference on Monday, March 19. Named for the League’s President Emeritus, who assisted in Monday’s presentation, the...

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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 with a mission to cultivate innovation in the community college environment. Founded in 1968 by B. Lamar Johnson and a dozen U.S. community and technical college presidents, the League has proudly served community college institutions for almost five decades. 

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Upcoming Events

March 18-21, 2018
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD

June 13-14, 2018
Desert Willow Conference Center
Phoenix, AZ

Fall Dates Coming Soon
West Houston Institute
Houston, TX

December 9-13, 2018
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
Scottsdale, AZ


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>


Teaching and Learning: Strategies for a Multigenerational Classroom

by Lindsey K. Dippold

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