News and Announcements

Six community colleges have been recognized by the League for Innovation in the Community College for their work in developing programs in public health. The Community Colleges and Public Health Awards were presented at the League’s...

John O’Brien, President and CEO at EDUCAUSE, will provide the opening keynote address at the 2016 STEMtech Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 6-9, according to the League for Innovation in the Community College...


The nomination process for the Terry O'Banion Student Technology Awards will be open from April 1 through September 23. The awards, sponsored by the League and Innovative Educators, will be presented at the League's annual STEMtech Conference,...
Nominate Eligible Students From Member Colleges April 1 to September 23, 2016 Please read the information below carefully. Entries that are incomplete or do not follow these guidelines will be eliminated from consideration. Download the award...

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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

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

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

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

June 11-14, 2017
Omni Scottsdale Montelucia
Paradise Valley, 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>


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