AACC Celebrates National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month celebrates the contributions of Asian/Asian Pacific Americans to American history. In 1978, Congress passed a Congressional Resolution for APA Heritage to be celebrated during the first week in May. In 1992, the celebration was extended through the entire month of May. Please share any programming that you campus is doing by sending it to email@example.com. For more information on the month please visit http://asianpacificheritage.gov/.
Free Webinar on Equity Planning for Men of Color
Nationally, there has been an intensive focus on strategic planning that focuses on advancing equity outcomes for men of color. This webinar will address how to develop equity plans that specify clear goals, objectives, interventions, and measures that can lead to success for men of color. he consortium is hosted by the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) in partnership with the Community College League of California (CCLC), National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE), and African American Male Education Network and Development (A2Mend). The webinar will take place, May 14th at 10am PST. To register, please visit http://interwork.sdsu.edu/sp/m2c3/2015/04/24/equity/.
NCCHC Call for Proposals
The National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) is the premier organization for Hispanic leadership development in community colleges. NCCHC asks that you share your knowledge and expertise with your colleagues by submitting a proposal for a presentation at the 2015 Leadership Symposium. The Symposium will be held September 17-19th in Ft. Worth, TX. The deadline for proposals is June 15th. For more information and to submit a proposal, please visit http://www.ncchc.com/symposium.html.
Survey on Increasing Opportunities for New Americans at Community Colleges
The Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education is looking to identify tangible opportunities to help community colleges improve immigrant students' success, college completion, and career readiness. Please respond to this first-of-its-kind Survey on Increasing Opportunities for New Americans at Community Colleges by May 22. Click here for the survey. Click here for a PDF version of the survey for ease of review prior to online survey completion. Questions? Contact: Jill.Casnerlotto@sunywcc.edu.
The 2015 HEED Award Application Is Now Available
Community Colleges are being invited to submit applications for the 2015 INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. HEED is the only national award that recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campus. Honorees will be announced in the November 2015 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Learn more about the application process. If you have any additional questions, please contact Lenore Pearlstein at firstname.lastname@example.org.