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Season 8, Episode 1
In this episode we talk to
- Dr. Keith Curry, president of Compton College
- Dr. Michael Gavin, president of Delta College
For more information about joining Dr. Curry and Dr. Gavin in their DEIA work, opens in a new windowemail Dr. Gavin.
Season 7, Episode 8
Grow with Google at Dallas College
This episode is about the Grow with Google program at Dallas College. Our guest is Greg Morris, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Services at Dallas College.
Season 7, Episode 7
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 to advance those working in our public service industries. We will present established models developed for the Department of Corrections, Police, Fire and Paramedic departments in the BCTC service area.
- Dr. Melanie Williamson, Academic Dean, Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC)
- Holly Clifford, Assistant Dean for the Communications, History, Languages, and Social Sciences Division, Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC)
- Dr. Valdis J. Zeps, Academic Dean, Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC)
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.
Dr. Avis Proctor, president of William Rainey Harper College
Dr. Karen A. Stout, president and CEO of Achieving the Dream (ATD)
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.
- 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 Vice President of Learning & Engagement for Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C)
Season 7, Episode 4
Talking Philanthropy with Pepsico Foundation’s C.D. Glin
Learn more about the Pepsico Foundation: opens in a new windowhttps://www.pepsico.com/our-impact/philanthropy/pepsico-foundation
Learn more about how Pepsico Foundation helps community college students: opens in a new windowhttps://www.pepsico.com/our-stories/press-release/pepsico-launches-40-million-community-college-program-to-support-4000-black-and-03302021
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 adults, especially from underrepresented and rural communities. April 10 is the deadline to apply. Apply now: opens in a new windowhttps://corporate.lowes.com/our-responsibilities/lowes-foundation
The skilled trades is in a workforce crisis, with 85% of contractors reporting trouble finding skilled workers, according to the foundation. An estimated 546,000 new skilled tradespeople are needed to meet the demand in 2023 alone, on top of the normal hiring.
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 real-world problems; participate in an Innovation Boot Camp; and compete for cash awards.
Email questions: opens in a new windowCCIC@aacc.nche.educreate new email
Season 7, Episode 1
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.