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June 27, 2019  

Need to Know: Summer Advocacy Visits

Your representatives in Congress are coming home for the summer. Learn how to organize summer advocacy visits and tools to build relationships with your elective officials.

May 30, 2019  

Need to Know: Experimental Sites Initiative & Federal Work Study

Learn more about the U.S. Department of Education’s experimental site initiatives on Federal Work Study and Second Chance Pell and how your institution may participate.

May 9, 2019  

Need to Know: Budget and Appropriations

What is the difference between the budget process and appropriations? In this episode of Need to Know, Allison Beer and Jennifer Stiddard explain the current federal higher education appropriations process and proposals for funding increases.

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May 7, 2019  

Episode 40: Season 2 Finale

In this episode, Jacob Bray closes season 2 with information about the summer schedule, and the 2019 Congress and GLI's.  Stayed tuned for Need To Know episodes from Allison Beer and Jennifer Stiddard over the summer.  We'll be back with regularly scheduled episodes in September. Thank you all for your continued support, and remember to contact us with ideas for future episodes.


The ACCT Podcast Team


April 30, 2019  

Episode 39: National Endowment for the Humanities Community Colleges Grant

This episode of In The Know is about the value of humanities in a community college education. Director of Strategic Communications David Conner and Associate Writer Jacob Bray interview Julia Nguyen, Senior Program Officer at the National Endowment for the Humanities. Julia oversees the Humanities Initiatives at Community Colleges Grants.

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