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CSCC Seeking Nominations for the 2022 Richard M. Romano Dissertation of the Year Award
The Council for the Study of Community Colleges is seeking nominations through December 15, 2022, for the Richard M. Romano Dissertation of the Year Award. Learn more.
CSCC Virtual Webinar Series
Belonging, Recruitment, and Retention at Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago During the COVID-19 Pandemic
December 1; 11 a.m. (CT)
Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago was founded in 2015 to provide a rigorous liberal arts education in the Jesuit tradition to students who have limited financial means and come from underserved communities. Central to the Arrupe mission is promoting student belonging and engagement through on-campus, face-to-face instruction and advising holistic support services and robust student programming.
Arrupe staff and faculty will address at this webinar how they adapted their student recruitment and retention practices to promote student belonging and engagement, as the institution supports students who are facing emotional stress, food and housing insecurity, and difficulty adjusting to online learning. Register today.
Preparing the Next Generation of Community College Practitioners
This webinar featured faculty members from the Community College Leadership program at Iowa State University (ISU). The scholars discussed various outreach and research initiatives they are engaging in. Dr. Zoë Thornton talked about ISU’s two professional-development programs for emerging community college leaders and the programmatic changes ISU faculty develop with Iowa’s community college presidents to keep the leadership programs timely and relevant.