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The League for Innovation in the Community College announces a $2.9 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to develop a three-part credentialing program for retail workers. Twelve community colleges across the country will...

Jim Jacobs, President, Macomb Community College, was awarded the 2017 Educational Testing Service O’Banion Prize at the League’s Innovations Conference in San Francisco, California, March 13, 2017.

Named in honor of Dr. Terry O’...


Medallions and Certificates A specially cast, pewter medallion will be given to each John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards recipient upon check-in at the Innovations Conference registration desk. Recipients are encouraged to wear their...
The Riegelman Awards are presented to colleges that demonstrate excellence in planning or enhancing associate degree or certificate programs in Public Health and Health Navigation education. These programs must be consistent with 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

June 11-14, 2017
Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia
Paradise Valley, AZ

December 10-14, 2017
Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia
Paradise Valley, AZ

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

February 24-27, 2019
New York Marriott Marquis
New York, NY


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