ERIC Number: ED349075
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Beacon College Project Directory.
Barnett, Lynn, Ed.
The American Association of Community Colleges' Beacon College Project (BCP) uses funds from the Kellogg Foundation to award two-year grants to "Beacon" community colleges to form consortia with at least five associate colleges, designed to improve a specific aspect of institutional life. A total of 26 projects, many involving community organizations as well as colleges, have been funded for the classes graduating in 1992, 1993, and 1994, focusing on areas as varied as student retention, diversity, and faculty, curriculum, and workforce development. This directory provides a brief description of each consortia directed by the following Beacon Colleges: American River College, California; Baltimore City Community College, Maryland; Calhoun State Community College, Alabama; Chemeketa Community College, Oregon; College of DuPage, Illinois; Collin County Community College, Texas; Community College of Aurora, Colorado; Front Range Community College, Colorado; Houston Community College, Texas; Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Michigan; Kapiolani Community College, Hawaii; Kentucky Community College System; Lake Michigan College; Maricopa Community College System, Arizona; Massachusetts Bay Community College; Metropolitan Community College, Nebraska; Miami-Dade Community College--South, Florida; Middlesex County College, New Jersey; Midlands Technical College, South Carolina; Oakton Community College, Illinois; Rio Hondo College, California; Rockland Community College, New York; St. Louis Community College at Meramec, Missouri; San Juan College, New Mexico; Santa Fe Community College, Florida; and Sinclair Community College, Ohio. Other relevant data, such as associate college contacts, are included. (MAB)
Descriptors: College Programs, Community Colleges, Community Development, Consortia, Curriculum Development, Directories, Faculty Development, High Risk Students, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Nontraditional Education, School Community Relationship, School Holding Power, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
American Association of Community Colleges, Publications, P.O. Box 1737, Salisbury, MD 21802 (non-members: $12; AACC members: $10).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Beacon College Projects; Diversity Concept