AACC Celebrates National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month celebrates the contributions of Asian/Asian Pacific Americans to American history. In 1978, Congress passed a Congressional Resolution for APA Heritage to be celebrated during the first week in May. In 1992, the celebration was extended through the entire month of May. Please share any programming that you campus is doing by sending it to email@example.com. For more information on the month please visit http://asianpacificheritage.gov/.
M2C3 National Consortium on College Men of Color
The National Consortium on College Men of Color (NCCMC) working group meeting will take place July 29 and 30 in San Diego, California at San Diego State University. The consortium is hosted by the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) in partnership with the Community College League of California (CCLC), National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE), and African American Male Education Network and Development (A2MEND). The consortium provides capacity building support to community colleges engaged in efforts to improve student success outcomes for men of color in community colleges. To learn more about the consortium, click here. This purpose is supported through the consortium webinar series, information sharing sessions, virtual discussion board, and annual working group meeting. A copy of the consortium schedule can be reviewed here.
The registration form for the working group meeting can be viewed at this link. This meeting will include discussion on institutional capacity building and the development of strategic plans that advance success for men of color in community colleges. Participation in the working group meeting is designed for community colleges that are affiliated with the consortium, but is also open to colleges that are engaged in or planning efforts to support college men of color. For questions on the working group meeting, contact Meredith Ross firstname.lastname@example.org.
NCCHC Call for Proposals
The National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) is the premier organization for Hispanic leadership development in community colleges. NCCHC asks that you share your knowledge and expertise with your colleagues by submitting a proposal for a presentation at the 2015 Leadership Symposium. The Symposium will be held September 17-19th in Ft. Worth, TX. The deadline for proposals is June 15th. For more information and to submit a proposal, please visit http://www.ncchc.com/symposium.html.
The 2015 HEED Award Application Is Now Available
Community Colleges are being invited to submit applications for the 2015 INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. HEED is the only national award that recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campus. Honorees will be announced in the November 2015 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Learn more about the application process. If you have any additional questions, please contact Lenore Pearlstein at email@example.com.