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September 2019

The League for Innovation in the Community College announces that Roy Spence, co-founder and chairman, GSD&M, and co-founder and CEO, The Purpose Institute, will provide the opening keynote address at its 2020 Innovations Conference. Spence is also founder of The Promiseland Project, a long-term marketing and grassroots campaign to unleash the power of Purpose.

Spence has made it his life’s journey to discover and bring to life the path to Purpose and higher calling for leaders in all sectors of society. The Promiseland Project is focused on the massive shortage of high-skilled...

September 2019

The League for Innovation in the Community College is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Terry O’Banion Student Technology Awards. The awards are presented to three 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 Student Developer Champion. Student Technology Champion awards are presented to students with a career...

September 2019

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 with activities throughout the League’s 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.   

The League looks forward to...

September 2019

End-of-semester course surveys are regularly used by colleges to gain insight into the quality of teaching and learning on their campuses. Despite this reliance, many instructors and staff recognize the limitations of this method of evaluation. Peter Ufland, recipient of The Cross Papers Fellowship 2020 and Assistant Professor of History at University of the District of Columbia Community College, will explore the use of midterm student feedback as a preferred evaluative method in The Cross Papers, Number 23.

Not surprisingly, the topic of teaching and course...

September 2019

Join fellow community college educators and leaders as a presenter at the 2020 Innovations Conference in Seattle, Washington, March 1-4. Showcase model programs, share lessons learned, and experience a wide array of new ideas through five conference topics: Learning and Teaching, Leadership and Organization, Workforce Preparation and Development, Student Success, and Basic Skills and Developmental Education. STEM proposals are invited for all conference topics.

The League for Innovation requests proposals for the following presentation formats:

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August 2019

Each April, National Public Health Week offers a platform for public health advocates at community colleges and transfer institutions to celebrate student opportunities in public health. Such partnerships can play a pivotal role in strengthening student academic opportunities and career pathways in public health. This is an exciting opportunity for developing collaborative projects in tandem with your local transfer partners.

Last year, the League and the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) launched a new grant program for community college students to...

July 2019

The League for Innovation in the Community College (League), in collaboration with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), aims to create a Community College Culture of Health. As part of this effort, the League encourages community colleges to hold events during National Public Health Week 2020 (April 6-12, 2020) and/or World Health Day (April 7, 2020) that focus on increasing awareness among community college students of career opportunities in public health.

The League will award up to 60 small grants to support public health career awareness activities...