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America's Promise
Bridges to Healthy Communities
Disability Support Services
New Expeditions
Working Connections IT Faculty Development Institute
 

 Past Projects 

America's Promise
Contact:  Ellen Hause
Summary: AACC joined America's Promise as the first national higher education association to make a "commitment" to community service. AACC encourages all member colleges to join America's Promise and make a commitment to improve the lives of young people nationwide.

Bridges to Healthy Communities 2005
Contact:  Lynn Barnett
Summary: The Bridges project featured service learning as a core strategy to prevent HIV infection and other important health problems among youth.

Disability Support Services
Contact:  Lynn Barnett
Summary: In a stiff national competition, four community colleges and four mentors were selected in November 1995 to participate in a Department of Education-funded project, "Improving Disability Support Services (DSS) in Community Colleges." AACC implemented the pilot project.

New Expeditions
Contact:  Lynn Barnett
Summary: New Expeditions set a vision and strategic direction for the nation's community colleges in its report, "The Knowledge Net: Connecting Communities, Learners, and Colleges." The project was co-sponsored by AACC and the Association of Community College Trustees, with funding from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation.

Working Connections IT Faculty Development Institute
Contact:  Lynn Barnett
Summary:  Microsoft Corporation, AACC and Bellevue Community College's National Workforce Center for Emerging Technologies (NWCET) have formed an alliance to develop a systematic, nationwide plan for community and technical college faculty development in the field of information technology (IT).

 

 Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Lynn Barnett
Vice President for Academic, Student and Community Development
Ph: 202.728.0200 x204
lbarnett@aacc.nche.edu

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