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January 2018

It is with heavy hearts and sadness that we relay the passing of our dear colleague Dr. Suanne Roueche on December 24, 2017. Her dedication to teaching excellence and student success contributed enormously to our mission and work and helped shape the community college field. We send our condolences to her husband and long-term professional partner Dr. John Roueche during this very difficult time. We would like to share an article published in Community College Daily highlighting a few of her many accomplishments....

August 2017

We live in complex times full of social and political unrest and challenge. Many of us are not sure how to address this complexity in our classrooms and disciplines. Engaging community college students’ identities can create deeper learning environments, and foster critical thinking and more engaged classrooms. Suzanne M. Buglione, 2018 recipient of The Cross Papers Fellowship and Dean, Lash Division for Teaching and Learning, at Bristol Community College, will explore this topic in The Cross Papers, Number 21.

In this issue, Buglione offers community college...

February 2017

The League for Innovation in the Community College announces a $2.9 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to develop a three-part credentialing program for retail workers. Twelve community colleges across the country will participate in the program—Walmart Brighter Futures 3.0—which will build on the success of the Western Association of Food Chains’ (WAFC) Retail Management Certificate (RMC). 

Over the 2.5 year period of the grant, the selected colleges, based in urban, suburban, and rural areas, will work with retail employers who are committed to the RMC as the credential for...

The League invites proposals for The Cross Papers Fellowship for the 2018-2019 academic year. Supported by a gift from K. Patricia Cross, the Fellowship continues and builds on the outstanding success and renowned usability of The Cross Papers. Each year the Cross Papers Fellowship is awarded to a scholar/practitioner of community college teaching and learning.

Since the release of the inaugural issue of The Cross Papers in 1997, community college educators have used these monographs as tools for stimulating discussion, providing orientation and training to new faculty and staff,...