2016 National Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC)
The National Immigrant Integration Conference is the signature event of the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA). NIIC 2016 will be held in Nashville, TN, December 11-13 and is co-hosted with the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC). NIIC, the largest immigration-related conference in the country, will be held in one of America’s “new gateway cities”. For additional information and registration, please visit http://www.niic2016.org/register.
Call for Proposals – National Summit for Educational Equity – Due December 18th, 2016
Please share your great work. The National Summit for Education Equity hosted by the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) is seeking proposals the national summit which will be held April 24-27, 2017 in Arlington, VA. They are seeking proposals which focus on Building a Diverse Workforce; Strategies for Equitable Environments; Equity in Stem Programs; and Public Policy- Supporting Equity in Career and Technical Education (CTE). For more information and to download the call for proposals, please visit http://nsee.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/NSEE-2017-Call-for-Proposals_FINAL_09-15-2016.pdf. The deadline is December 18th.
Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)
Applications for the Summer Health Professions Education Program are now available (SHPEP). Co-sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AACC) - community college students interested in careers in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and public health have the opportunity to apply for a free six week summer enrichment program. For more information and an application, please visit http://www.shpep.org/about/. The deadline is March 1st, 2017.
SIGN CCCIE’S PRESIDENTS FOR NEW AMERICAN SUCCESS PLEDGE
The Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education (CCCIE) is launching a College Presidents Campaign to engage community college presidents in its work to accelerate the success of immigrant students and raise awareness of the critical role community colleges play in immigrant education and integration. Sign the Presidents Pledge to commit to advancing immigrant student success and helping the economy thrive. For more information, please visit http://www.cccie.org.
The 11th Annual Black, Brown and College Bound
Hillsborough Community College will host the 11th annual Black, Brown and College Bound Conference (BBCB), February 22-25, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. The conference theme is: Pathways to Success: The Next Decade for Black and Latino Males in Higher Education. For additional information and registration, please visit https://www.hccfl.edu/bbcb.aspx.