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Conference Archive

2017 Conference

Keynote Speaker Videos

Generation X. And Yes, Boomers
Chuck Underwood, Founder, The Generational Imperative, Inc.

How Clear is My Crystal Ball: The Role of Community and Technical College Educators in the Future
Dr. Belle Wheelan, President, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

 

Special Session Videos

 
Abigail Stonerock, Director, Faculty Development, Virginia’s Community Colleges
 
Charlene Gibson, Instructor/Faculty Initiatives Coordinator, College of Southern Nevada
 
Linda Garcia, Assistant Director, College Relations, Center for Community College Student Engagement; Kathy Statos, Instructor, Austin Community College
 

2016 Conference

Keynote Speaker Videos

Composing Your World
Kai Kight, Classical Violinist and Innovative Composer

Taking College Teaching Seriously: Pedagogy Matters!
Dr. Gail O. Mellow, President, LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City

Special Session Videos

Perceptions Meet Reality: Community Colleges and the Underprepared Student
Evelyn N. Waiwaiole
, Director, Center for Community College Student Engagement, The University of Texas at Austin; Christy Ponce, Vice President, Student Success, Workforce and Resource Development, Lee College

Next Gen Learning: Are Faculty and Administrators Prepared?
Joshua Moe
, CEO, Odigia

2015 Conference

Keynote Speaker Videos

Teaching and How to Improve It: Creating Learning Opportunities in the Classroom
Dr. James W. Stigler, Professor, Psychology, and Associate Dean, Social Sciences, UCLA

Student Retention Rates and Effective Student Engagement
Dr. Steve Perry, Education Contributor, CNN and MSNBC; Columnist, Essence Magazine; Best-Selling Author; and Host, Save My Son

Special Session Videos

Remedial Placement Testing in Community Colleges: What Resources Are Required, and What Does It Cost?
Olga Rodríguez, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Community College Research Center, Columbia University

Helping Students Develop Their Psychosocial and Academic Skills
Steve Piscitelli, Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Florida State College at Jacksonville

The Emerging Role of Community and Technical Colleges in a National Learning Economy
Gregory Haley, Director, Strategic Communications, ACT Foundation

Making the Connection Between Academic Success and Student Mental Health Needs
Kevin Kuntz, Counselor and Assistant Professor; David Nardecchia, Counselor and Assistant Professor; Samantha Posey, Counselor and Assistant Professor, Cuyahoga Community College

A Matter of Degrees: Practices to Pathways
Evelyn N. Waiwaiole, Director, Center for Community College Student Engagement, The University of Texas at Austin; Ruth Dalrymple, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Partnerships, Alamo Colleges

What Does It Take to Be a Successful Department Chair?
Jim Hammons, Professor, Higher Education, University of Arkansas

2014 Conference

Keynote Speakers

Community College Success: Why People Are the Answer
Isa Adney, Author, Community College Success

Learning Matters: Higher Education for the 21st Century Student
Tina Gridiron, Senior Strategy Officer, Lumina Foundation

Bridging the Higher Education Divide: Strengthening Community Colleges and Restoring the American Dream
Richard D. Kahlenberg, Senior Fellow, The Century Foundationhttps://www.nisod.org/2014/06/01/bridging-higher-education-divide-strengthening-community-colleges-restoring-american-dream/

Grant-Funded Initiatives and Other Risks to Self-Fulfillment: A Cautionary Tale
Ronald L. Baker, CEO and Principal Consultant, Baker Collegiate Consulting

 

Special Session Videos

Baccalaureate Expectations of Community College Students: Socio-Demographic, Motivational, and Contextual Influences
Xueli Wang, Assistant Professor, Higher and Postsecondary Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison

How Urban Community College Faculty Helped Us Succeed and Achieve Completion
Carlos Gutierrez, President, Science and Engineering Club and Computer Science Club; Jennyfer Gonzalez, Student, Hudson County Community College

Community College Presidents Challenge Minority Male Performance Status Quo
Ervin V. Griffin, Sr., President, Halifax Community College; Lawrence L. Rouse, President, James Sprunt Community College; Jennifer Wimbish, President, Cedar Valley College; Daniel Lovett, Director, Title III and Sponsored Programs and P.R.I.D.E. Male Leadership and Mentoring Program, Halifax Community College

Leading: The Alamo Way
Bruce Leslie, Chancellor, Alamo Colleges; Debra Morgan, Director, Strategic Initiatives and Performance Excellence, Alamo Colleges

Community College Policy Summit 2013: Summary of Student Financial Aid Issues and Recommendations
Jacob Fraire, Vice President, Student and Institutional Success, TG Center for Community Colleges; Donna Boutwell, Director, TG Center for Community Colleges; Harold Whitis, District Director, Student Financial Services, Alamo Community College District

Learning Together: Insights and Inquiries From Student Success and Action Analytics Initiatives
Mark Milliron, Chief Learning Officer and Co-Founder; Laura Malcolm, Vice President, Product, Civitas Learning; Richard Rhodes, President and CEO, Austin Community College; William Serrata, President, El Paso Community College

Supporting Veterans Returning to College
Robert L. Garza, Vice President, Student Success; Vincent Bosquez, Coordinator, Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto College

Top Ten IT Community College Issues
Susan Grajek, Vice President, Data, Research, and Analytics, EDUCAUSE; Chuck Currier, Vice President and CIO, College of DuPage

STEM Workforce Development in Community Colleges Targeting African American and Hispanic Students
Tina Jackson, Program Coordinator, Charles A. Dana Center for Science and Mathematics Education, The University of Texas at Austin; Bryan A. Brown, Associate Professor, Science Education, and Director, Gateway to Science Careers Program, Stanford University; Carmen De Las Mercedez; Ph.D. Student and Coordinator, Project M.A.L.E.S., The University of Texas at Austin; Sarah Rodriguez, Ph.D. Candidate and Coordinator, Project M.A.L.E.S., The University of Texas at Austin; Iris R. Wagstaff, Doctoral Candidate and STEM Education Research Scholar, North Carolina State University

The Program in Higher Education Leadership at UT-Austin: A Conversation About What’s Next
Victor B. Sáenz, Coordinator, Program in Higher Education Leadership, Department of Educational Administration, The University of Texas at Austin

Joining Forces: How Student Success Centers are Accelerating Statewide Community College Improvement Efforts
Lara Couturier, Program Director, Postsecondary State Policy, Jobs for the Future; Angela Oriano, Executive Director, Texas Success Center, Texas Association of Community Colleges

New Federal Research Center May Enhance Current Understanding of Developmental Education
Anjali Tekchandani, Senior Policy Analyst, Education, Workforce, and Income Security, U.S. Government Accountability Office

2013 Conference

Keynote Speaker Videos

The Network Is Us
Larry Johnson, President/CEO, New Media Consortium

Successful P-20 Collaborations: Scaling Up by Moving Down
William Serrata, President, El Paso Community College

How to Engage and Inspire Today’s Generation of Students
Andy Masters, Award-Winning Author and International Speaker

2012 Conference

Why Higher Education Is More Important Than Ever
Eduardo Padrón, President, Miami Dade College (FL)

Getting Students to Succeed: It’s More Than Just the Curriculum…
Bernadine Fong, Senior Managing Partner; Karon Klipple, Associate Director, Carnegie Statway™ Networked Improvement Community; and Jane Muhich, Associate Director, Carnegie Quantway™ Networked Improvement Community; and Director of Productive Persistence, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (CA)

Student Success Is Everyone’s Job
John E. Roueche, Sid W. Richardson Regents Chair in Community College Leadership, The University of Texas at Austin

A Dialogue on the Good, Bad, and the Unexpected of the Completion Agenda in Community Colleges
Mark David Milliron, Chancellor, WGU Texas; Richard Rhodes, President, Austin Community College (TX); Sanford Shugart, President, Valencia Community College (FL); and Gerardo de los Santos, President/CEO, League for Innovation in the Community College (AZ)

Developmental Education: A Key to Unlocking Student Success on College Campuses
John E. Roueche, Sid W. Richardson Regents Chair in Community College Leadership, The University of Texas at Austin;Byron McClenney, Project Director, Student Success Initiatives, Community College Leadership Program, and Senior Lecturer, Fellow, Community College Leadership Endowment, The University of Texas at Austin; Hunter Boylan, Professor and Director, National Center for Developmental Education, Appalachian State University (NC); and Coral Noonan-Terry, Interim Director, NISOD, and Lecturer, Educational Administration, The University of Texas at Austin

Faculty Roles in Re-Imagining America’s Community Colleges
Walter G. Bumphus, President & CEO, American Association of Community Colleges (DC); Jerry Sue Thornton, President, Cuyahoga Community College (OH); Kay M. McClenney, Director, CCCSE, The University of Texas at Austin; and Jennifer Lara, Professor of Education, Anne Arundel Community College (MD)

Examples of Excelencia: Meeting the Latino College Completion Challenge
Sarita E. Brown, President, Excelencia in Education (DC); Deborah A. Santiago, Vice President for Policy and Research, Excelencia in Education (DC); Lydia Tena, Northwest Campus Dean, El Paso Community College (TX); and David Pluviose, Editor, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education (DC)

Newfound Funding and Influence: Major Corporate Recruitment, Workforce Assessment, and Training
James Catanzaro, President; and Jeff Olingy, Vice President, Economic and Community Development, Chattanooga State Community College (TN)

2011 Conference

From Washington D.C. to Your Community College: What the National Agenda Means to You
Walter Bumphus, President/CEO, American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) (DC); The Honorable Martha J. Kanter, Under Secretary of Education; and Evelyn Waiwaiole, Suanne Davis Roueche NISOD Director, and Lecturer, Educational Administration, The University of Texas at Austin (Moderator)

The Larry Gatlin School of Entertainment Technology: Creative Applications in the Real World
Larry Gatlin, Singer/Songwriter/Actor; and Jeff Little, Department Chair, Entertainment Technology; Andrew Streeter, Student, Entertainment Technology; and Crystal Richardson, Graduate, Entertainment Technology, and Singer/Songwriter, Guilford Technical Community College (NC)

Community Colleges: Ready for Prime Time?
Rod Risley, Executive Director, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (MS)

Faculty Learning Communities: Cultivating Statewide Communities of Practice on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Noreen Light, Faculty Development Coordinator, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

College Completion: Perspectives from Presidents and Proven Strategies
John E. Roueche, Sid W. Richardson Regents Chair in Community College Leadership, The University of Texas at Austin;Robert Exley, President, Snead State Community College (AL); Greg Williams, President, Odessa College (TX); andEvelyn Waiwaiole, Suanne Davis Roueche NISOD Director and Lecturer, Educational Administration, The University of Texas at Austin (Moderator)

Show Me the Data! Building a Culture of Inquiry and Evidence
Kay McClenney, Program Director, Sid W. Richardson Endowed Fellow, Director, SENSE and CCCSE, Community College Leadership Program, The University of Texas at Austin; and Byron McClenney, Project Director, Achieving the Dream, Community College Leadership Program, and Senior Lecturer, Fellow, Community College Leadership Endowment, The University of Texas at Austin

From the Starting Gate to the Finish Line
Arleen Arnsparger, Project Manager, MetLife Foundation Initiative on Student Success, The University of Texas at Austin

2010 Conference

 Which Way to Student Success
Marjorie Scardino, Chief Executive, Pearson (MA)

Raising the Bar on Completion
Diane Troyer, Senior Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (WA)

Lessons from Legends: Leadership and Learning
George Boggs, President/Chief Executive Officer, American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) (DC); John E. Roueche, Sid W. Richardson Regents Chair in Community College Leadership, The University of Texas at Austin

The Role of Faculty in the Accreditation Process
Belle Wheelan, President, Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (GA)

Terms of Engagement: Surviving and Thriving in Today’s College Classroom
Elizabeth Barkley, Instructor, Music, Foothill College (CA)

New Pathways Through Developmental Mathematics
Uri Treisman
, Professor, Mathematics and Public Affairs, and Executive Director, Charles A. Dana Center, The University of Texas at Austin

2009 Conference

 What Matters Most for Entering Students
Arleen Arnsparger, Project Manager, MetLife Foundation Initiative on Student Success, Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE), The University of Texas at Austin

A Chancellor’s Crystal Ball: Outlook and Challenges
Wright Lassiter, Chancellor, Dallas County Community College District (TX)

The Full Circle of Giving: Conversations of Courage
Byron McClenney, Project Director, Achieving the Dream, Community College Leadership Program, and Senior Lecturer, Fellow, Community College Leadership Endowment, The University of Texas at Austin; Jerry Sue Thornton, President, Cuyahoga Community College (OH); and Julie Phelps, Project Director, Achieving the Dream, Valencia Community College (FL)

Components of a Great Board/CEO Relationship
Mary Spangler, Chancellor, Houston Community College System (TX); Barbara Mink, Member, Board of Trustees, Austin Community College (TX), and Professor, School of Human and Organization Development, Fielding Graduate University (CA); Robin Smith, Chairperson, Board of Trustees, Lansing Community College (MI); and Walter Bumphus, Professor and Chair, Department of Educational Administration, The University of Texas at Austin (Moderator)

A Valuable Investment: Developmental Education
John E. Roueche, Sid W. Richardson Regents Chair in Community College Leadership, The University of Texas at Austin;Donetta Goodall, Vice Chancellor of Student Success, Lone Star College System (TX); Terry Calaway, President, Johnson County Community College (KS); and Evelyn N. Waiwaiole, Suanne Davis Roueche NISOD Director, and Lecturer, Department of Educational Administration, The University of Texas at Austin

Bridge to Student Success: Supporting Adjunct Faculty
Zarina Blankenbaker, Associate Vice President for Teaching & Learning; Audra Barrett, Dean of Distance Learning; andJudy Cline, Adjunct Professor, Richland College (TX)

Leading During Times of Crisis: Lesson Learned
Ken Atwater, President, South Mountain Community College (AZ); Eric Reno, President, Northeast Lakeview College (TX);Myles Shelton, President, Galveston College (TX); and Robert Exley, President, Snead State Community College (AL)(Moderator)

2008 Conference

America’s Community Colleges: The Nation’s Best Defense
Ron Williams, Vice President, College Board

Access Without Support Is Not Opportunity
Vincent Tinto, Distinguished University Professor, Syracuse University (NY)

A Conversation with Amado’s Friends
Larry Gatlin, Singer/Songwriter/Actor

What Do We Know About Our Net Generation Students?
Joel Hartman, Vice Provost for Information Technologies and Resources, University of Central Florida

The Buzz and the Biz of Sustainability
Shere Abbott, Director, Center for Science and Practice of Sustainability, Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, The University of Texas at Austin

Mission Critical e-Learning: How Blackboard Is Meeting Tailored Needs of Community College Campuses
Eric Kunnen, Coordinator, Instructional Technologies, Grand Rapids Community College (MI); and Matt Davis, Senior Solutions Engineer, Blackboard Inc. (MI)

Effective Strategies for Attracting, Retaining, and Graduating African American Males in Community Colleges
Stephanie R. Bulger, Vice Chancellor, Curriculum and Learning Technologies, Wayne County Community College District (MI); Delores A. Parker, Vice President, Academic and Student Services, North Carolina Community College System;Jennifer Wimbish, President, Cedar Valley College (TX); and Walter G. Bumphus, A.M. Aikin Regents Chair in Junior and Community College Education Leadership, The University of Texas at Austin (Moderator)

Community Colleges and the Press—How You and Your Institution Can Do Better
Scott Jaschik, Editor, Inside Higher Ed (DC); and John Roueche, Professor and Director, Community College Leadership Program, and Sid W. Richardson Regents Chair, The University of Texas at Austin

 

2007 Conference

The Challenging Role of Faculty in the 21st Century
Belle Wheelan, President, SACS Commission on Colleges

Emerging Interactive Media, Gaming Communities, and Neomillenial Learning Styles: Implications for Higher Education
Chris Dede, Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies, Harvard University (MA)

Diversity Matters in the Community College
Jon Alexiou, Director, Community College Initiatives, Educational Testing Service (ETS); Ana Guzmán, President, Palo Alto College (TX); Rufus Glasper, Chancellor, Maricopa Community Colleges (AZ); and Gerardo de los Santos, President, League for Innovation in the Community College (AZ)

The National Endowment for the Humanities and Community College Faculty: Funding for Your Projects and Ideas
Judith Jeffery Howard, Senior Program Officer, National Endowment for the Humanities