01 Board Chair’s Letter
By Sandra L. Kurtinitis
0 4 News & Analysis
A long road ahead for possible
merger of ED and Labor.
By AACC Staff
06 Lessons in Leadership
Campus camaraderie builds
By Carmen M. Simone
Mascots: More than a character.
By Tabitha Whissemore
30 Quick Hits
Colleges pitch their innovations
for the Community College
The elements of team success.
By Michael F. Chavez
32 Final Thoughts
Paying it forward.
By Walter G. Bumphus
In the June/July issue, we reported
that AACC will hold a workshop in
September for those outside the sector
looking to become community college
leaders. That workshop will take place
at a later date.
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AACC Statement on Travel Ban
AACC has issued a statement
regarding the Supreme Court’s
ruling that President Trump has
the authority to implement a travel
ban restricting entry to the U.S. for
nationals from seven countries.
This ruling is disappointing and
concerning to AACC and to many
in higher education. Read the
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• Progress on Perkins and education funding.
• College students benefit from research projects.
• A journey from Nebraska’s Northeast Community College to Africa and back.
Pratt Community College
21st Century Center/
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