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Cloud Skills – Advancing Access Across the State of Virginia

Community College Voice Podcast

Release Date: 04/23/2021

Achieving Institutional Change in the Face of Faculty Resistance show art Achieving Institutional Change in the Face of Faculty Resistance

Community College Voice Podcast

Achieving Institutional Change in the Face of Faculty Resistance When data showed a persistent equity gap for Black and Latino/a/x students in mathematics, Tacoma Community College leadership knew a new model that did not incorporate four levels of pre-college math and a high-stakes placement test was needed. While some faculty were resistant, the college utilized grant funding, more data, and courageous conversations to change faculty mindset. Guests: Katie Gulliford, Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives, Tacoma Community College Christopher Willett, Interim Dean – Science,...

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PepsiCo Foundation's Uplift and S.M.I.L.E. Scholarships show art PepsiCo Foundation's Uplift and S.M.I.L.E. Scholarships

Community College Voice Podcast

In this episode, we talk about PepsiCo Foundation's Uplift and S.M.I.L.E. Scholarships for community college students.  Our guests are: Jonathan George, foundation lead for global social impact programs at PepsiCo Foundation Traci Rue White, director of early talent diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) at PepsiCo

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Using the Principles of Foresight to plan the college of 2035 show art Using the Principles of Foresight to plan the college of 2035

Community College Voice Podcast

In this episode, we talk about the process and outcomes of a Futures Committee in Arkansas that looked at designing the college of 2035 using the design principles of Foresight.  Speaker(s): Andrea Henderson, executive director of Arkansas Community Colleges Martin Eggensperger, president of Black River Technical College (BRTC) Wade Derden, executive vice president for advancement and government relations at National Park College  

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Supporting Students at Long Beach City College with Superintendent-President Mike Muñoz show art Supporting Students at Long Beach City College with Superintendent-President Mike Muñoz

Community College Voice Podcast

Long Beach City College (LBCC) Superintendent-President Mike Muñoz discusses the transformational changes taking place at LBCC to support students and give everyone a sense of belonging.

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Reading Area Community College’s Healthcare Pavilion Renovation show art Reading Area Community College’s Healthcare Pavilion Renovation

Community College Voice Podcast

Reading Area Community College (RACC) recently launched a $19.6 million project to renovate and redesign Weitz Hall, turning it into the Weitz Healthcare Pavilion. The Weitz Healthcare Pavilion will dramatically increase classroom and lab spaces for the 14 healthcare programs currently at RACC and allow for nine new healthcare programs. Guests: Dr. Susan Looney, president of RACC Tony DeMarco, executive director of the Foundation for RACC and the vice president of advancement

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Off to the Races with AACC Annual 2024! show art Off to the Races with AACC Annual 2024!

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The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) hosts one of the most significant professional development events for leaders in community colleges and providers engaged with the two-year college sector. This event includes high-energy keynote presentations and breakout sessions addressing the sector's most pressing issues and opportunities, disruptive technology showcases, deep-dive problem solving work sessions, and unparalleled networking opportunities.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility in Community Colleges show art Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility in Community Colleges

Community College Voice Podcast

In this episode we talk to  Dr. Keith Curry, president of Compton College Dr. Michael Gavin, president of Delta College For more information about joining Dr. Curry and Dr. Gavin in their DEIA work, .

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Community College Voice Podcast

This episode is about the Grow with Google program at Dallas College. Our guest is Greg Morris, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Services at Dallas College.

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Stop, Drop, and Enroll - Public Service Education Opportunities show art Stop, Drop, and Enroll - Public Service Education Opportunities

Community College Voice Podcast

Public service industries, including police and fire departments, have an express need for completing educational benchmarks allowing for promotions and pay increases. Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) excels at partnering with area industry to meet expressed needs. Through industry discussion several educational models were developed to advance those working in our public service industries. We will present established models developed for the Department of Corrections, Police, Fire and Paramedic departments in the BCTC service area. Speaker(s): Dr. Melanie Williamson,...

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Using MacKenzie Scott's Charitable Gifts to Accelerate Economic Mobility for Marginalized Populations show art Using MacKenzie Scott's Charitable Gifts to Accelerate Economic Mobility for Marginalized Populations

Community College Voice Podcast

In this episode we talk about how Harper College and Achieving the Dream (ATD) are using their MacKenzie Scott charitable gifts to reach populations struggling against inequities.  Guests:  Dr. Avis Proctor, president of William Rainey Harper College Dr. Karen A. Stout, president and CEO of Achieving the Dream (ATD)

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In this episode, we talk about creating opportunities for expansion and diversity of cloud-skilled talent via flexible, stackable pathways in the state of Virginia.

Our guests include:

  • Mike Berman, Global Head of Academic and Workforce Solutions at AWS Education to Workforce team
  • Dr. Chad Knights, Vice President of Information and Engineering Technologies and College Computing at Northern Virginia Community College
  • Dr. Sharon Morrissey, Senior Vice Chancellor of Academic and Workforce Programs at the Virginia Community College System


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