ERIC Number: EJ745808
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: N/A
Radical Flexibility and Student Success: An Interview with Homero Lopez
Oblinger, Diana G.
EDUCAUSE Review, v41 n1 p44-46, 48, 50, 52, 54 Jan-Feb 2006
In this interview with Dr. Homero Lopez, who brings thirty-two years of higher education experience to his position as the founding president of Estrella Mountain Community College, (Maricopa County Community College District of Arizona), topics centered on how learning spaces and campus design are planned and implemented on Estrella Mountain Community College. Lopez relates in the interview that their goal with any new project or renovation is to design spaces that not only enhance student learning but also continue to meet the needs of their region for postsecondary education. Furthermore, he states that any educational system can leverage any physical space to promote student success and to advance teaching and learning--if they have the fortitude to create the proper institutional conditions for success.
Descriptors: College Presidents, Interviews, Community Colleges, Facilities Management, Academic Achievement, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities, Facility Guidelines, Educational Facilities Improvement
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Arizona