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October 2021

In an op-ed titled “Helping Faculty Learn to Stop Worrying and Embrace Technology” in Fierce Education, author Rufus Glasper, President and CEO, League for Innovation in the Community College, asserts that, while many college faculty voice concerns about the influx of technology in the classroom, particularly against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent shifts in instructional delivery, now is the time to embrace an overhaul to “traditional” ways of teaching. “Instead of worrying about technology’s impact on the classroom,” he asks, “can we use technology as a...

October 2021

The League’s virtual Learning Summit, October 25-27, 2021, focuses on students' basic needs as factors influencing access, learning, and success, and the exploration of innovative approaches to connecting students with the resources they need to improve retention to completion. Daily programs will include interactive presentations by experts and practitioners as well as time for teams to discuss topics in the context of their own institutions. Over the three days, sessions will focus specifically on Hunger Relief and Healthy Eating, Housing and...

October 2021

The League for Innovation in the Community College (League) is currently recruiting an AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA) member to serve with the League for a year-long term of national service. The VISTA member will help build organizational capacity and allow the League to better serve low-income families in Maricopa County, Arizona, and in Titus, Camp, and Morris Counties, Texas.

Mesa Community College, South Mountain Community College, and Northeast Texas Community College are AmeriCorps VISTA sites and part of the Anti-Hunger Corps. The Anti-Hunger Corps is the...

October 2021

The League for Innovation in the Community College is accepting nominations for the 2021-2022 Terry O’Banion Student Technology Awards from League Board and Alliance member colleges through October 29. The awards are presented to two deserving students pursuing their education and a career in technology, and given annually in honor of Terry O’Banion, League President Emeritus and Senior League Fellow. 

Award winners are designated as Student Technology Champion or...

September 2021

The League for Innovation in the Community College (League) has joined forces with dozens of higher education and student success organizations to announce a Shared Commitment to make democracy learning a top priority for postsecondary education.

Democracy faces monumental challenges in the U.S. and worldwide. And in this pivotal era, Shared Commitment calls on the higher education community to take concerted action to help build...

August 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted gaps in infection control knowledge and practice in healthcare settings throughout the U.S. This summer, the League for Innovation in the Community College partnered with CDC’s Project Firstline and the American Hospital Association to launch a new initiative focused on integrating enhanced infection control content into community college classrooms.

The pilot phase of the program began in June 2021...

July 2021

The League for Innovation’s Excellence Awards celebrate outstanding contributions and leadership by community college faculty and staff. The awards are open to League Board and Alliance member colleges, and recipients are recognized on the League’s website and at the annual Innovations Conference. Member institutions determine the criteria and selection of those nominated based on their ideals of faculty and staff excellence. Recipients receive commemorative medallions, award programs, and certificates in recognition of their distinguished status.   

League Board and Alliance member...