Join us to learn more about AACC 2024. This session will feature information about registration, important dates and deadlines, and help you prepare to join us in Louisville, Kentucky and get the most out of your AACC Annual experience. When: Sep 7, 2023 at 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: AACC Annual 2024 Read More »
Webinar: Preparing an Abstract for Consideration for AACC Annual (PDF) AACC Annual is right around the corner. Get yourself in the right starting position for AACC 2024 – Racing Toward a Better Future in Louisville, Kentucky. Learn about the processes for submitting abstracts and award nominations.
Webinar: The Gainful Employment Rule: What It Means for Community Colleges Join the AACC government relations team to learn what you need to know about the Biden administration’s proposed gainful employment (GE) rule. This regulation aims to protect students by potentially eliminating Title IV eligibility for programs that do not lead to “gainful employment.” While Read More »
Webinar Topic: Setting Yourself Up for Success Looking to advance your career in higher education administration? Create a research-based communications-focused plan that will help chart the way to that position.
The CHIPS Act provided approximately $50 billion to spur domestic fabrication of semiconductors and research and development in this cutting-edge field. The Dept. of Commerce, through the CHIPS for America Program Office at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, is overseeing the distribution of these funds. Grant applications from chip manufacturers and others must Read More »
Inside the Beltway: Community Colleges and Congress Thursday, April 13, 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET The AACC government relations team brought participants up to speed on the latest in federal policy. This free webinar provided up-to-date information on hot policy topics, including Pell Grant eligibility for short-term programs, federal funding, Biden administration regulations, and more. Read More »
The AACC government relations team brought participants up to speed on everything they need to know about Congress’s agenda during the upcoming “lame duck” session. Several important community college issues are on tap for the post-election session, including federal funding, student tax provisions, and possibly short-term Pell eligibility. The team discussed the latest regulatory developments, Read More »
In this webinar, AACC’s lobbyists provided a rundown of the latest developments in Washington, DC, including the pending Build Back Better Act, Infrastructure Legislation, Fiscal Year 2022 Funding, and other key legislative and regulatory actions. Ample time was provided for questions from participants. Download the slide deck for this webinar. (PDF) Watch the video on Read More »
AACC hosts a free webinar on October 21 on the U.S. Commerce Department’s new Good Jobs Challenge, which focuses on building and developing skills-training partnerships to help underserved populations and areas. Officials from Commerce’s Economic Development Administration will discuss the $500 million initiative, which is funded through the American Rescue Plan, and how to apply Read More »
The federal government has provided the U.S. Department of Education (ED) with more than $280 billion to assist in meeting the needs of students impacted by the coronavirus pandemic—the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or CARES Act (March 2020), the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021-Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (December 2020), and Read More »