Richard and Linda Riegelman Awards
For Excellence in Public Health and Health Navigation Education in Community Colleges

Anne Arundel Community College, Maryland

Health Communications Enhancement to Existing Associate of Science in Public Health

Montgomery County Community College, Pennsylvania 

Expansion of Existing Associate of Science in Public Health to

First Responders: Emergency Medical Technicians

Palo Alto College, Texas

Development of Associate of Arts, Public Health


Terry O’Banion Student Technology Awards

Student Developer Champion

Ethan P. Pawelski, Southwestern Michigan College

Student Technology Champions

Emilie C. Robertson, Anne Arundel Community College

Michael Vazquez, Moraine Valley Community College


Educational Testing Service O’Banion Prize

Josh Wyner 

Vice President, Aspen Institute, and Executive Director, College Excellence Program


John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards

Excellence in Community College Teaching and Leadership

Congratulations to this year’s 458 faculty, staff, and administrator award recipients!

Visit to access the Excellence Awards Program, which includes recipient names.


Letter From The Chair

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Innovatus, the magazine of the League for Innovation in the Community College! Throughout 2018, the League is…

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Past, Present, and Future: The League for Innovation at 50

Ask Terry O’Banion to identify the most important work the League for Innovation has done in its 50 years and he leads with helping community…

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Faculty Voices: How Well Is Your College Doing on Completion?

At least half of community college faculty say their institution is doing a good job in five areas supporting improvement of student completion…

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Community Colleges in The Age of Innovation

The future of education is up for grabs. It is changing on virtually every dimension that matters—the design of schools, the role of faculty, and…

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Accelerating Innovation to Transform Community Colleges

Managing and maturing innovation can lead to significant and lasting transformation in community colleges, resulting in agile institutions that…

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Maricopa Millions: Making the Most of Open Educational Resources

The cost of higher education is rising at an alarming rate, with course materials and textbooks seeing some of the most dramatic increases. Along…

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50 Years of Innovation

A Selection of League Projects, Initiatives, and Events Over Five Decade

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Developing Leaders Throughout The Ranks

It was supposed to be about developing the leaders of tomorrow. That was the intent when the San Diego Community College District laid the groundwork…

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Guided Pathways to Success: A Game Changer for Midland College

For the past two years, Midland College (MC) has been designing and implementing a pathways model with clear, educationally coherent program maps…

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Partnering to Develop Workers With Right Stuff

Today’s employers know that skilled workers don’t grow on trees. Sometimes, you have to grow your own talent.

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