News

News

October 2018

In 2012, the League for Innovation in the Community College, a consortium of almost 500 community colleges dedicated to cultivating innovative practice and excellence in community colleges, established the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards as a tribute to 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...

September 2018

Community colleges serve as a bridge to four-year institutions and to specific careers for a diverse student population. Community college faculty, therefore, have a unique opportunity and obligation to cultivate lifelong learners who persist through adversity and adapt to new contexts. Annie Wagganer, recipient of The Cross Papers Fellowship 2019 and Assistant Professor of Sociology and Honors Program Coordinator at St. Louis Community College - Florissant Valley, will explore this topic in The Cross Papers, Number 22.

College success can be undermined by beliefs...

September 2018

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. To launch this effort, the League is encouraging community college students to hold events during National Public Health Week 2019 (April 1-7) or World Health Day (April 7, 2019) which broadly focus on “Public Health: What It Is and How To Be Part of It.”

The League will provide up to 75 small grants to community college groups to support these activities. ASPPH, which represents ...

September 2018

Technology plays an integral role in our lives and will continue to offer in-demand career opportunities to students, many of which are still emerging. Encouraging careers in STEM and rewarding students for their innovation and hard work is the basis for the League’s Terry O’Banion Student Technology Awards. This year, the League opens its 2018 Terry O’Banion Student Technology Awards with support from Innovative Educators.

The awards are presented to students pursuing their education and a career in...