In the Know with ACCT

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February 5, 2019  

Episode 28: Future Ready Workforce Pt. 1

This episode of In The Know features ACCT’s senior policy analyst, Allison Beer, Michael Carren, head of corporate social responsibility at Guardian Life Insurance Company, and Angie Kamath, Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce, City University of New York.

This conversation features discussion surrounding the white paper ACCT partnered with Guardian on called Partnerships for a Future-Ready Workforce. The paper details how community colleges and businesses can form strong partnerships, national trends in employer needs and postsecondary attainment, and policies and practices that form a continuum of education and career training.

January 29, 2019  

Episode 27: The Future Workplace Experience with Kevin Mulcahy

Future Workplace Partner Kevin Mulcahy coaches on leadership effectiveness at the Harvard Business School and is an adjunct faculty member at Babson College. This episode features Mulcahy's keynote address to the 2018 ACCT Leadership Congress in New York, New York.

In his provocative speech, Kevin discusses the technological and social changes that are radically redesigning how work is done, how the best employees are found, and some of the things colleges (and other organizations) must do today to ensure a productive future workforce.

Kevin is the co-author of The Future Workplace Experience and is the co-host of The Future Workplace network, a U.S.-based membership community for human resource executives. He can be followed on Twitter @KevinMulcahy.

January 24, 2019  

Episode 2: Need to Know - NLS Part 2

Welcome back to Need To Know with ACCT, a spinoff of the popular In the Know with ACCT podcast, brought to you every Tuesday by the Association of Community College Trustees. These shorter podcasts feature bonus, or time-sensitive information and will be released on Thursdays.

This episode features ACCT Director of Government Relations Jennifer Stiddard, and ACCT Vice President for Public Policy and External Relations Jee Hang Lee discussing the legislative priorities ahead of the Community College National Legislative Summit—the largest annual gathering of community college advocates, convened each year in Washington, D.C. 

January 22, 2019  

Episode 26: Safeguarding Your College with Andre LeDuc

Episode 26 features Andre LeDuc, Chief Resilience Officer and Associate Vice President for Safety and Risk Services from the University of Oregon speaking with Noah Brown about what community college trustees and presidents need to know about Campus Security and Organizational Resiliency as it relates to violence on campus, natural disasters and other unforeseen issues on campus.

This podcast is a good primer for the 2019 Governance Leadership Institute which will focus on Safeguarding College Campuses, and it is being held in Mr. LeDuc's home state of Oregon.

January 17, 2019  

Episode 1: Need to Know - Community College National Legislative Summit Part 1

Welcome to Need To Know with ACCT, a spinoff of the popular In the Know with ACCT podcast, brought to you every Tuesday by the Association of Community College Trustees. These shorter podcasts feature bonus, or time-sensitive information and will be released on Thursdays.

This episode features ACCT Director of Government Relations Jennifer Stiddard, and ACCT Vice President for Public Policy and External Relations Jee Hang Lee discussing how to prepare for the Community College National Legislative Summit—the largest annual gathering of community college advocates, convened each year in Washington, D.C.