From September 25 – 28, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) convened its 48th Annual ACCT Leadership Congress in Las Vegas, Nevada. The association’s board, staff and members join the rest of the country in mourning the devastation visited upon the City of Las Vegas last night.
A number of community colleges thus far have sustained substantial damages in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Our nation’s community colleges have weathered these storms with admirable resilience, serving as resources for their communities even after enduring great hardships. With a historic third category-five hurricane moving through the Caribbean, ACCT is concerned for those in Maria's path.
Today, the Trump Administration announced the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, providing a six-month window to begin winding down the program for the nearly 800,000 affected recipients.
According to recent reports, officials from the Trump Administration have indicated that President Donald J. Trump presently is weighing options relating to the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
WASHINGTON - The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual Regional Awards for community college trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional boar
In 2016, the ACCT Board of Directors adopted a new vision and a set of new strategic priorities designed to further deepen our impact and to leverage the great momentum of community colleges around student success and completion.
The Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is of critical importance to thousands of community college students. We welcome that on the fifth anniversary of the creation of DACA that the Department of Homeland Security has issued information indicating that DACA will remain in place for current recipients.
Today, President Trump signed an executive order entitled 'Expanding Apprenticeships in America.' ACCT remains committed to ensuring that community colleges continue their role as economic drivers meeting the demands of today’s workforce through skills attainment. ACCT welcomes the focus and attention the Administration has given to workforce training over the past week, and we look forward to working with the Administration as policies and proposals are further developed.
The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), in collaboration with the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, today announced the release of Hungry and Homeless in Co
The 2017 Community College National Legislative Summit kicked off with calls for continued advocacy as a new administration arrives in Washington.
“This is a time for optimism, a time to think about what is possible, and a time to do the work we’re capable of doing,” ACCT President & CEO J. Noah Brown told attendees during Tuesday’s keynote luncheon.