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ACCT Leadership Congress Kicks Off with Call to Advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

October 14, 2021

SAN DIEGO, October 14 — For the first time in two years, more than 1,000 community college leaders convened in person at the ACCT Leadership Congress in San Diego, with an emphasis on ensuring that institutions move beyond the pandemic by intentionally focusing on the success of all students, including those who have been historically underrepresented—or outright excluded—from higher education.

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September 30, 2021

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Important New COVID Protocols for the 2021 ACCT Leadership Congress

Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID Test Now Required by State of California

August 23, 2021

Per the state of California, in order to attend this event, you are REQUIRED to verify proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test administered within 72 hours of the start of the event.If you have proof to be fully vaccinated, and you comple

ACCT and ESG to Launch Noncredit and Credit Alignment Lab

Higher ed organizations receive $1.2 million grant to support new or improved pathways between non-credit and credit programs at community colleges

August 19, 2021

Washington, D.C.

Board of Directors Appoints Jee Hang Lee New ACCT President and CEO

Lee's presidency begins November 1.

August 3, 2021

Washington, D.C. - The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has chosen Jee Hang Lee to serve as the new President and CEO of ACCT after a lengthy search for a successor to its current, long-serving President and CEO J. Noah Brown.

ACCT President and CEO J. Noah Brown Honored With Michigan Community College Special Recognition Award

July 22, 2021

Washington — July 21, 2021 — Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) President and CEO J. Noah Brown today was honored with the Michigan Community College Special Recognition Award.

New ACCT Paper Assesses Value of Community College Short-Term Credentials

Recommends Policy Changes to Reflect True Student Needs

July 6, 2021

Washington, D.C.—The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) today announced the publication of a new report that assesses short-term community college credential program outcomes in three states, with support from the E

ACCT Joins National Governors Association in State Equitable Recovery Coalition

Group established to help states advance inclusive economic growth

June 23, 2021

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) today announced that it has joined The National Governors Association’s (NGA) new State Equitable Recovery Coalition. The Coalition is a partnership of national organizations established to build on existing efforts to drive equitable economic recovery championed by Governors of states and territories.

ACCT Expands Initiative to Strengthen America’s Rural Community Colleges

Next phase of project to establish a nationwide network, offer technical support for federal funding opportunities.

June 14, 2021

Today, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) announced its commitment to continue and expand the work of its Strengthening Rural Community Colleges research and awareness-building initiative. The study will be funded by a 17-month, $245,681 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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