June 2, 2023 | Issue # 237
This week, AACC welcomed community college leaders to Washington, DC, for the John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute and the Future Presidents Institute (FPI). It was an honor to speak to the participants. Among the agenda items, they learned about trends and issues impacting our sector, leveraging resources, thought leadership and DEI, and – for the FPI participants – the presidential search process.
Thank you for investing in the leadership development of your staff and faculty. By doing so, you’ve not only contributed to their success, but you’ve strengthened your team.
Community colleges have much to gain through the Farm Bill reauthorization. Learn all about it in opens in a new windowCC Daily.
The EMBARK biotechnology program at St. Louis Community College prepares high school students to earn a Life Science Lab Assistant certificate. Read about one student’s journey in the opens in a new windowAACC 21st Century Center blog.
opens in a new windowLast week, we posted our fiscal year opens in a new window2024 funding priorities, which include increasing the Pell Grant maximum and increasing funding for the Strengthening Community College Training Grants program. You can use this document to craft your own message and/or simply pass it along to your congressional representatives.
In the newest Community College Voice podcast episode, we talk with Bluegrass Community and Technical College about partnering with industry to serve their local Department of Corrections, police, fire, and paramedic departments. opens in a new windowListen here.
AACC’s 2023 opens in a new windowAdvocates in Action will take place September 18-19 in Washington, DC. This 2-day program designed for community college leaders who want an insider’s view on how Washington formulates higher education policy and who want to become more involved in the federal legislative process. Registration will open soon!
While in Austin, Texas, this week, I had the pleasure of meeting with Central New Mexico Community College President and AACC board member-elect, Tracy Hartzler, Unmudl Founder & CEO Parminder Jassal, and Pima Community College Chancellor and past AACC board member, Lee Lambert.
Dr. John E. Roueche and I were honored to talk to the participants of the John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute and Future Presidents Institute on June 2.
The latest John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute participants.
The latest Future Presidents Institute participants