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/.
KickStarter Program for Community College Hispanic Serving Institutions
The KickStarter Program is a unique initiative targeted at Community College Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) in Arizona, California, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas and funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). This comprehensive technical assistance program is designed to prepare and position Community College panic Serving Institutions (HSIs) to compete successfully for federal funds focused on student recruitment and retention in STEM fields. The complete Call for Applications and details can be downloaded http://www.sfaz.org/kickstarter/. The deadline for applications is June 30th.
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. 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.