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March 2024

Adrienne Provost was recognized as the inaugural recipient of the 2024 Terry O’Banion Legacy Award at the League for Innovation in the Community College’s (League) Innovations Conference on Sunday, March 17, 2024, in Anaheim, California.

The award supports preparation of a paper that presents an innovative and thought-provoking examination of and response to a major issue or challenge facing community and technical colleges. For Provost, that issue is the conversation about community colleges and how it influences not only education professionals, but also the wider public.

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January 2024

Established over 35 years ago, the League’s Innovation of the Year Award was devised as a way to recognize significant innovations at League Board and Alliance member colleges. These innovations reflect capstone achievements and the spirit of innovation and experimentation upon which the League was founded. This award acknowledges innovative programs, practices, partnerships, policies, and activities that improve the ability of institutions to serve students and the community and to honor the faculty, staff, and...

January 2024

The League for Innovation has been dedicated to informing, inspiring, and celebrating innovation in learning, teaching, professional development, and student success for 55 years. Since 2012, we have been recognizing outstanding faculty, staff, and leaders in the community college field who have made a significant difference in the lives of students and in the communities their colleges serve with Excellence Awards.

The Excellence Awards, open to League Board and Alliance member colleges, recognize recipients by featuring them on our website and in the League Awards Program, and by...

December 2023

The League for Innovation in the Community College is pleased to announce the selection of the 2023-2024 Terry O’Banion Student Technology Award winners. The awards are presented to students pursuing their education and a career in technology, and given annually in honor of Terry O’Banion, Senior League Fellow and President Emeritus of the League.

Award winners are designated as Student Technology Champion or Student Developer Champion. Student Technology Champion awards are presented to students with a career interest in a technology field. Student Developer Champion awards are...

November 2023

Terry O'Banion, Senior Professor of Practice, Kansas State University, and President Emeritus, League for Innovation in the Community College, is one of the most prolific and provocative writers about issues affecting community college. Throughout his six decades in community college education, O’Banion has been a thought leader who pushes faculty, staff, and administrators to think differently about their work, their institutions, their students, and the communities they serve.

Most of his most important works are now featured on The...

October 2023

DIA Higher Education Collaborators, a League partner, strives to improve student learning and success in postsecondary education by partnering with institutions of higher education to improve cultures, strategies, and practices for understanding and supporting students. DIA works collaboratively with colleges, universities, and other systems of higher education to improve practice by identifying solutions and examining their effectiveness.

In DIA’s College Version 2 Podcast, Dr. Ross Markle and Dr. Andrea Pope take a fresh look at age-old dilemmas in how we can help students succeed...