Stop, Drop, and Enroll – Public Service Education Opportunities Public service industries, including police and fire departments, have an express need for completing educational benchmarks allowing for promotions and pay increases. Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) excels at partnering with area industry to meet expressed needs. Through industry discussion several educational models were developed […]
Community College Voice Podcast, Season 7, Episode 6
Season 7, Episode 6 In this episode, we talk about how Harper College and Achieving the Dream are using their MacKenzie Scott gifts to reach populations struggling against inequities. Guests: Dr. Avis Proctor, president of William Rainey Harper College Dr. Karen A. Stout, president and CEO of Achieving the Dream (ATD)
Community College Voice Podcast, Season 7, Episode 5
Season 7, Episode 5 Engaging Adjuncts to Promote Student Success In this episode we talk about engaging adjuncts to promote student success. Record live at AACC Annual in 2023. Guests: Michael Baston, President of Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) Lisa Williams, Campus President of the Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) Western Campus Lindsay English, Assistant Provost and […]
Community College Voice Podcast, Season 7, Episode 3
The Lowe’s Foundation launched a five-year, $50 million effort to help community colleges and other community-based organizations prepare 50,000 people for skilled trades careers. The first round of the Gable Grants will focus on community and technical colleges, through which the foundation aims to address the skilled trades labor shortage, with a focus on young […]
Community College Voice Podcast, Season 7, Episode 2
Season 7, Episode 2 The AACC Innovation Challenege (CCIC) is led by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a national competition where community college student teams, working with a faculty or administrator mentor, use science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to innovate solutions to […]
Community College Voice Podcast, Season 7, Episode 1: Cybersecurity Training Programs at Community Colleges
We talk with Stephen Miller, director of the Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at Eastern New Mexico University–Ruidoso, about cybersecurity training programs at community colleges, including how to grow programs even as technology changes and the need for collaboration.
Community College Voice Podcast: Community College Students and Federal Loans
Season 6, Episode 18 Our guest is AACC’s senior vice president of government relations, David Baime. We talk about community college students and federal student loans. To learn more, check out this policy document on the AACC website.
Community College Voice Podcast, Season 6, Episode 17
We talk to Hudson County Community College about how they are helping students succeed with their Hudson Scholars Program. Guests include: Dr. Christopher Reber, Hudson County Community College (HCCC) president HCCC student Latisha Straker Dr. Gretchen Schulthes, associate director, advising and transfer John Urgola, institutional effectiveness coordinator Some supporting data: Fall 2021 Hudson Scholars | […]
Community College Voice Podcast, Season 6, Episode 16
Season 6, Episode 16 Misrepresented: The Impact of Asian Culture and the Response to Anti-Asian Hate In this episode, we talk to Dr. Audrey Yamagata-Noji. Dr. Yamagata-Noji is the VP, Student Services at Mt. San Antonio College in California.
Community College Voice Podcast, Season 6, Episode 15
In this episode, we talk about trauma-informed practices on a community college campus. Our guest is: Dr. Jo Alice Blondin, Ph. D., president of Clark State College in Ohio.