MCCA Presidential Candidate Symposium

Plan your path to a community college presidency at this symposium sponsored by the Michigan Community College Association.

The Presidential Candidate Symposium is set for May 31-June 1 at Lake Michigan College.

Presenters are below:

• President Angela Provart, Pauly Group Consulting

• President Bill Pink, Grand Rapids Community College

• President Christine Hammond, Mid Michigan Community College

• President Don McMasters, Alpena Community College

• President Kojo Quartey, Monroe County Community College

• President Laura Coleman, Bay College

Submit proposal for conference

The Michigan American Council on Education Women’s Network is seeking proposals for concurrent presentations and poster sessions on June 5, the second day of the annual conference.

The purpose of the conference is to provide professional development and networking opportunities. Program sessions can be based on theory, research, and/or applied practices. The program committee invites proposals related to the following topical areas:

  • How the changing landscape of higher education is impacting women
  • Transforming yourself; transforming your institution: preparing to lead in a climate of change
  • The architecture of inclusion: lifting as we climb
  • Strategies women of color should consider when preparing to lead
  • Challenging academia & advocating for your voice
  • Strategies for faculty advancement in a changing climate
  • How social media can advance your career: making an impression using the internet

The deadline for submission is April 15. More information and details on how to submit are online.

Board member reflects on King’s legacy

marthaGMartha Grier, Michigan ACE Women’s Network board member, reflects on meeting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his legacy, and the impact it made on her.

Read Grier’s essay, Feeling the Pain.

Grier retired as associate vice chancellor for board and public relations for Wayne County Community College District.