AACC news & notes

Upcoming events

Aspiring to the presidency? 
The AACC Future Presidents Institute (FPI) is designed for senior leaders aspiring to the community college presidency. Participants will engage in case studies, roundtable discussions, problem-solving exercises and more. The next FPI is October 7-9 in Washington, D.C. Space is limited to 15, so register now.

Calling all leaders
AACC’s John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute (FLI) is designed for mid-level community college administrators who look to advance into a senior leadership role. The next FLI is October 7-9 in Washington, D.C. Space is limited to 25. Ensure your spot by registering today. The John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute Scholarship helps to defray the cost of the registration fee for those who could not otherwise attend.

Resources

Six pillars to strategic sourcing
AACC and corporate partner Sourcewell are hosting a webinar on August 20, to help colleges move away from short-term, transactional buying. Learn from subject matter experts about what it takes to operate strategically and in a way that sets institutions up for success. Register now.

News & social media

‘From concept to reality’
Sustainability efforts have led to student learning experiences at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Learn about it at the AACC 21st-Century Center.

‘Rules of the game’
Read about building strong relationships with unions in the June/July Community College Journal, now online.

Opportunities from other organizations

Recognizing service in state government relations
The Service Awards in State Government Relations honor individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement, quality and effectiveness of state relations on behalf of a higher education institution or state system. Submit your nomination by July 24. The awards are sponsored by CASE, AACC, the American Association of State College and Universities, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

Something for the students: EducationUSA live event
EducationUSA is hosting a Facebook Live event for international student considering studying in the United States. Students can learn more about the benefits of attending a community college during the event on August 2. Students can tune in here.

Learn about the CCAS program in Russia
The Fulbright Community College Administrators Seminar in Russia helps U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials create empowering connections with the societal, cultural and higher education systems of other countries. Join a free webinar on September 4 at 2:00 p.m. (ET) to learn about the program, which has an application deadline of October 15. Register here.

About the Author

Tabitha Whissemore
is a contributor to Community College Daily and managing editor of AACC's Community College Journal.