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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
Staff and faculty at Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago addressed 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.
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.