On May 15, on a largely party-line vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act or the HEROES Act, H.R. 6800. This emergency supplemental appropriations bill would provide more than $3 trillion to address the coronavirus crisis, including significant additional resources for higher education. The legislation now […]
May 8, 2020 | Issue # 162 It’s graduation season, and though commencement is very different this year, I’ve gotten a lot of joy reading about your “virtual” ceremonies. Thank you for all you’re doing to honor your graduates. As the spring semester winds down, I know you all are thinking ahead to the summer […]
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 / 3-4:00 pm EDT The Department of Education just released final regulations governing how institutions must respond to incidents of sexual harassment under Title IX. These rules will require most community colleges to significantly alter their Title IX grievance processes by August 14, barring any Congressional or legal interventions. In this […]
In this episode, we talk about community colleges and dual enrollment. Our guests include: Dr. Walter G. Bumphus, AACC president and CEO Dr. Joe May, chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District Dr. Deborah Kerr, superintendent of Brown Deer School District Tammy Reichelt, AACC Director, Professional Development & Student Success Strategies
Friday, May 8, 2020 / 3:30-4:30 pm EDT In this webinar community college leaders discussed strategies and considerations for planning as the nation looks toward re-opening in the wake of COVID-19. Panelists: Martha Parham, Senior Vice President of Public Relations, AACC Walter Bumphus, President and CEO, AACC Alex Johnson, President, Cuyahoga Community College, OH William […]
Donna Meyer, CEO of the Organization of Associate Degree Nursing, and AACC President Walter Bumphus discusses the state of nursing education on a new episode of AACC’s Community College Voice podcast. See https://www.oadn.org/ for more information and upcoming webinars.
April 24, 2020 | Issue # 161 As Community College Month draws to a close, I want to express my sincere thanks to all of you for your herculean efforts to keep your colleges running (remotely) and your students on track. As most of us have settled into a new routine, we’re starting to look […]
Season 4 Episode 2 In this episode, we talk to AACC’s Dr. Walter Bumphus and Jen Worth about addressing online education for CTE/RTI programs.
Season 4 Episode 1 In this episode, we talk to Dr. Walter Bumphus about his top of mind issues for April 2020.
Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT In this webinar AACC government relations staff re-capped the initial phase of CARES Act implementation and further expected activity, both by the federal government and on campuses. They presented AACC’s legislative agenda for forthcoming stimulus legislation and discussed the important role for institutional advocacy. They […]