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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.   

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July 2021

The League’s 2021-2022 Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) provides the opportunity for aspiring community college presidents, or those in transition, to analyze their abilities, reflect on their interests, refine their skills, and engage in leadership discussions with an unparalleled faculty of community college leaders from across North America. This experience of interactive and intense presentations and dialogue regarding the role of the college president in the areas of innovation, transformation, equity, communication, and more promotes...

April 2021

The League congratulates the 2020-2021 Innovation of the Year Award winners for their contributions to the colleges, students, and communities they serve. Each year, the League recognizes significant innovations at League Board and Alliance member colleges that reflect the spirit of innovation and experimentation upon which the League was founded. The award is designed to celebrate innovative programs, practices, and activities that improve the ability of institutions to serve students and the community and to honor the...

February 2021

In an op-ed titled “Funding Community Colleges and Embracing Micro-credentials is an Equity Mandate” in RealClearEducation, coauthors Kathleen deLaski, Founder and CEO, Education Design Lab, and Rufus Glasper, President and CEO, League for Innovation in the Community College, assert that micro-credentials are needed now more than ever before due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Community colleges serve nontraditional and underrepresented students who often struggle to attend college while also holding down a job, raising a family, and overcoming barriers such as food insecurity,...