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Learn more about engaging faculty, staff, administrators, students, and others in meaningful dialogue that can lead to action and foster transformational change at your college! Engagement specialists from...

Rufus Glasper, League for Innovation in the Community College President and CEO, asserts in a Forbes Grads of Life guest blog post that the strong collaboration between two-year colleges and local businesses ensures that community...


The League for Innovation in the Community College and Innovative Educators are pleased to announce the selection of the 2016 Terry O’Banion Student Technology Award winners. The awards are presented to students pursuing their education and a...
The Riegelman Awards are presented to colleges that demonstrate excellence in planning or enhancing associate degree or certificate programs in Public Health and Health Navigation education. These programs must be consistent with the...

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League for Innovation in the Community College

The League for Innovation in the Community College (League) is an international nonprofit organization with a mission to cultivate innovation in the community college environment. Founded in 1968 by B. Lamar Johnson and a dozen U.S. community and technical college presidents, the League has proudly served community college institutions for almost five decades. 

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November 6-9, 2016
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia, PA

December 11-15, 2016
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March 12-15, 2017
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San Francisco, CA

June 11-14, 2017
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Faculty Voices

Engaging Faculty in the National Completion Conversation

What issues, challenges, and concerns do you have about the national focus on student completion? In what ways are you supporting student success, retention, and completion? Join the conversation! MORE>

Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0

Training for 21st Century Middle-Skill Employment

Community colleges are helping low-income individuals acquire and document the 21st century skills needed to obtain middle-skill employment, and to communicate their skill level to employers. MORE>

Community Colleges & Public Health

Advancing the Community College Role in Public Health Education

Curricular resources to assist community colleges in developing programs in public health education and administration, environmental health, and health navigation are now available. MORE>


League for Innovation Trends Report

by Gerardo E. de los Santos and Mark Milliron

Bread and Roses: Helping Students Make a Good Living and Live a Good Life

by Terry O'Banion

Toward a New Ecology of Student Success: Expanding and Transforming Learning Opportunities...

by Jim Riggs