Engaging Student Voices: Building Community – October 19-21, 2016

Featuring keynote address and workshop by Rashne Jehangir, Associate Professor, Postsecondary Teaching & Learning, University of Minnesota

Coming soon – Call for Workshop Proposals for the fall retreat, including special consideration of the following topics:

  • First Generation and/or New Majority students
  • Faculty development and Learning Communities
  • Student and faculty co-presenters
  • Workshops featuring student work/artifacts
  •  Co-facilitators from more than one institution
  • Peer mentoring: how is this used at different institutions?


The 2015 retreat, “First Generation, Next Generation: Learning Communities for Inclusive Excellence” has concluded.  Materials from some of the sessions are provided below:


Check out the latest news for Learning Communities: Why Learning Communities are a Smart Choice

Hear what students have to say about learning communities:
ACLC Fishbowl, Part I and ACLC Fishbowl, Part II

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Member institutions in the news and scholarly press

Wagner College: Establishing positive links between civic engagement and student well-being. Bringing Theory to Practice Newsletter, May 2013.

Bunker Hill Community College: NY Times article, 4/29/13: Adapting to Blended Courses, and Finding Early Benefits

Kingsborough Community College, LaGuardia Community College, Northern Essex Community College, and Wagner College were featured in Completing College: Rethinking Institutional Action by Vincent Tinto (University of Chicago Press, 2012).

* The institutions indicated above with the asterisks were highlighted in Powerful Learning Communities by Oscar Lenning and associates (Stylus Publishing, 2013).