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 AACC Letter 

August 1, 2017 | Issue #872

POLICY and ADVOCACY

1. JOINT AACC-ACCT FY 2018 FUNDING REQUEST 
AACC and ACCT sent a joint letter to the House Appropriations Committee and Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee chairs and ranking members requesting their continued funding support for key community college federal programs prior to the full committee markup on July 19.
AACC Contact: David Baime 

PROGRAM INITIATIVES

2. SAVE THE DATE FOR THE AACC CONVENTION
AACC will be in Dallas, Texas, for the 2018 annual convention. We hope you’ll join us April 28–May 1. More details will be coming soon.
AACC Contact: Angel Royal 

GRANTS and PARTNERSHIPS

3. CONNECT TO MENTOR-CONNECT
Does your STEM faculty have an idea for improving technician education that needs funding? Mentor-Connect provides mentoring, in-person and virtual technical support, and digital resources to prepare competitive ATE grant proposals to submit to the National Science Foundation in the “Small Grants for Institutions New to the ATE Program” track. Applications for the 2018 cohort are due October 13, 2017. An orientation webinar will be held September 13.
AACC Contact: Ellen Hause 

NEWS and SOCIAL NETWORKING

4. “HOW WORD-OF-MOUTH CAN IMPACT YOUR COLLEGE BRAND”
Your students are talking about what it’s like to go to your college. Why does it matter? Because their opinions are one of the most influential forces at work when it comes to new students making decisions about attending—and staying—at your institution. Read more in CC Daily
AACC Contact: Matthew Dembicki 

5. “ACCOUNTING FOR EVERYONE”
The Voluntary Framework of Accountability is helping colleges track more students, giving them a clearer picture of outcomes. Read about it at the 21st Century Center
AACC Contact: Tabitha Whissemore 

RESOURCES

6. AACC FACT SHEET
AACC has released its 2017 Fact Sheet. It includes information on student demographics, degrees and certificates awarded, and funding. Download it now
AACC Contact: Martha Parham 

EVENTS and SERVICES

7. DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 2018 WDI
Join AACC in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 30–February 2 for the 2018 Workforce Development Institute. Details to come.
AACC Contact: Jen Worth 

OPPORTUNITIES FROM OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

8. MEN OF COLOR STUDENT LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE 2017
The Student and Peer Leader application deadline for the 2017 Men of Color Student Leadership Institute has been extended to August 31, 2017.  Please forward this information to your college personnel or others that may identify students who may be of interest in attending this institute.  Applications and information can be obtained from the Presidents’ Roundtable website. For more information, contact Dr. Sharon L. Blackman or Dr. Irvin Clark. The institute will take place October 18–21 in Baltimore, Maryland.   
AACC Contact: Kevin Christian 

9. CCBA-ACCT FIRST NATIONAL BACCALAUREATE SUMMIT
The Community College Baccalaureate Association (CCBA) and the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) will host the first national Baccalaureate Summit, September 24–25, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The focus will be on learning, networking and planning for these innovative applied degrees offered by community colleges.
AACC Contact: Tabitha Whissemore 

10. TAKE ACTION ON FOOD AND HOUSING INSECURITY
Many college leaders are seeking effective ways to address housing and food challenges for students. #RealCollege, a conference on college food and housing insecurity, gives leaders an opportunity to learn how to take action. The conference will take place October23–24, 2017, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It’s organized by the Wisconsin HOPE Lab and Temple University.
AACC Contact: Kevin Christian 

 

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