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ACCT/AACC Statement on America’s College Promise Provisions in Build Back Better Act

October 20, 2021

On behalf of the nation’s community colleges, we are disappointed to hear reports of the exclusion of the America’s College Promise Act from the Build Back Better Act that is before Congress. Community colleges provide relevant and affordable access to higher education and career training opportunities for nearly 12-million Americans each year. This legislation would mark a historical federal investment in ensuring these opportunities remain affordable and accessible.

2021 ACCT Association Award Winners Announced

2021 ACCT Awards Recognize Outstanding Community College Trustee, Equity Program, CEO, Faculty and Professional Board Staff

October 18, 2021

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) on Friday, October 15 presented its 2021 ACCT Association Awards, recognizing outstanding community college trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional board staff members from throughout the nation. The 2021 ACCT Awards program is sponsored by Edamerica.

ACCT Leadership Congress Day 3: ACCT President and CEO J. Noah Brown Recognized for Service

by Mark Toner

October 16, 2021

San Diego, October 15 — During the third day of the ACCT Leadership Congress, ACCT President & CEO J.

ACCT Congress Day 2: ACCT Congress Includes Calls for ‘Upskilling’ Workforce, Continued Advocacy

by Mark Toner

October 15, 2021

San Diego, October 15 — During the second day of the ACCT Leadership Congress, keynote speaker Nicholas Pinchuk called strengthening workforce skills “the seminal issue of the time,” telling community college leaders that it “depends on all of you

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.

Rural Colleges and Athletics

Watch On-Demand

September 30, 2021

Please join us for the first webinar in ACCT's Strengthening Rural Community Colleges Learning Series

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.

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