February 2020

With support from the Walmart Foundation, the League for Innovation in the Community College has launched "Innovative Solutions for Hunger Relief and Student Success," a two-year project to help community colleges reduce food insecurity for students and their families in sustainable ways that foster student retention, persistence, and success.

Almost half of U.S. community college students responding to the #RealCollege survey conducted by the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice indicated that they have experienced food insecurity (Goldrick-Rab et al., 2019). Through the...

February 2020

The League for Innovation in the Community College (League) announces a detailed special sessions program for the 2020 Innovations Conference, March 1-4, in Seattle, WA. With over 350 presenters and more than 40 exhibitors and sponsors, this international gathering is the premier resource for innovative practices and programs in the community college. Nine special sessions scheduled over two days cover such topics as the community college baccalaureate and multi-institutional collaboration in support of closing equity gaps, and designing a College Promise program that creates a college-...

December 2019

The League for Innovation in the Community College is delighted to announce its lineup of keynote speakers for the Innovations Conference, to be held in Seattle, Washington, March 1-4, 2020. These dynamic speakers include the visionary CEO of an advertising agency who uses the power of marketing to make a difference; the current President of the Higher Learning Commission; and an expert policymaker dedicated to increasing college access, affordability, quality, and completion.

General session presenters include Roy Spence, Co-Founder and...

November 2019

The League for Innovation in the Community College Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Jackson College to its membership. This U.S.-based institution will be represented on the Board by President and CEO Daniel J. Phelan.

"We are fortunate to have Jackson College join the League’s board of directors,” said Board Chair Dr. Sylvia Jenkins. “Under President Phelan's leadership, faculty and staff at Jackson College have become some of the most innovative and forward-thinking in the world in their support of student success."

Founded in 1968 by B. Lamar Johnson and a dozen U....

October 2019

Join fellow community college educators and leaders at Innovations 2020 in Seattle, Washington, March 1-4. The Innovations Conference, now in its 22nd year, is the foremost convening for professionals dedicated to improving and enhancing teaching and learning, leadership and management, and the community college experience. This international event provides a forum for collaboration among academic experts and thought leaders, while granting participants exclusive access to the most inventive and inspirational community college programs from around the world.

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