Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Does your college have innovative programs that are worthy of replicating and funding at a national scale?

Applications for the Bellwether Award are now being accepted through Nov. 1st

Fill out the online application to have your program considered for the award

The Bellwether Award recognizes outstanding and innovative community colleges programs and practices. The 2011 conference theme is Workforce 2020. To read about the learning exchange opportunities provided through the 2011 conference please visit the Futures Assembly website.

Submit proposals in the following three categories:

1) Instructional Programs & Services
2) Planning, Governance & Finance"
3) Workforce Development

The application deadline is November 1st, 2010.

Please enter your online application at

Send comments or questions to

Community College Futures Assembly
University of Florida
229 Norman Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone 352 273 4300

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

CITT Faculty Professional Development will sponsor three faculty teaching in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) disciplines to attend the League for Innovation in the Community College STEMtech conference in Orlando from October 31-November 3.

The STEMtech conference allows educators, industry leaders, and others will gather to discuss increasing student access into and success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors and careers. The 2010 STEMtech will also help educators explore the strategic use of information technology to better serve their students, campuses, and communities. Over 400 sessions will cover everything from recruiting and retaining students for STEM-related programs to using information technology to improve organizational and student learning. Tracks for this ground-breaking conference include Health and Science; Energy, Environment, and Sustainability; Mathematics, Engineering, and Architecture; Manufacturing, Industry, and Agriculture; Technology, Multimedia, and Telecommunication; Technology Systems and Applications; and E-Learning Resources. More information can be found on: the conference Website. Read descriptions on the sessions at here.

If you are interested in registering for an opportunity to attend the conference, please fill out the registration form on the CITT website.

Campus Cruiser Experience

Many of you are grasping the Hawknet Campus Cruiser LMS, with huge gusto. There are others who have slightly peeked at it and some who may never discover it.
Use this blog, if you wish, to help each other. It could lead to a vast resource of tips and tricks and serve as an efficient way to mentor your fellow colleagues.
Experience has the greatest impact when it is shared.