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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Promoting Engagement in Strategic PlanningLocked

Southeast Community College Used FAST Goals to Capture Stakeholder Interest
From Volume 48 Number 3 | April–June 2020
Creating a positive, reflective, inclusive, and transparent institutional climate facilitated improved engagement in and ownership of strategic and departmental planning. The process of using FAST goals (frequently discussed, ambitious, specifically measured, and transparent) produced constructive outcomes.
Conference Presentations

Go Nowhere Without a Partner

Published 2020
SCUP 2020 North Central Regional Conference. This session will demonstrate how to meet complex needs for economic mobility and the workforce through several diverse partnerships. You’ll learn about various sources you can use to achieve successful project results—city capital and operational money, voters, private sector— as well as how you can nurture your campus and community partnerships for the long term.
Conference Presentations

Simulation and Partnerships

Immersive Public Safety Training Comes to Campus
Published 2020
SCUP 2020 North Central Regional Conference. This session will explore trends and partnership development strategies around simulation-based training facilities for first responder students and professionals.
Conference Presentations

President’s Session | Every Student’s Dream Matters

Lorain County Community College’s Vision for Student Success
Published 2020
SCUP 2020 Annual Conference. Lorain County Community College (LCCC) built its culture of student success upon strategies that include a broad community-based strategic planning process, transparent dialogue about institutional data, an organizational structure that fosters responsiveness, and strategic finance principles that align resources with mission. Come learn how LCCC identifies game-changing innovations and aligns resources to bring them to scale.
Webinar Recordings

Voices from the Field: Episode #19

Maintaining Community and Connection Through COVID-19
Published 2020
Suzanne Wilson Summers explains how Valencia College, a large urban community college system and her ACE Fellowship host school, harnessed the power of personal outreach to ensure students regained a sense of agency and connection while providing engagement for employees.
Report

Fostering Innovation on Ohio’s Co-Located Campuses Through Collaborative Planning

Published 2020
This is the SCUP Fellow Research Project Final Report for the 2018–2019 program.

This research project investigates whether co-located institutions, specifically, and competing institutions of higher education, more generally, could use the concept of “collaborative planning” to achieve mutual success.
Conference Presentations

Two Community Colleges With Differing but Similar Survival Paths

Published 2020
SCUP 2020 North Atlantic Regional Conference. This session will explore how two community colleges are making both similar and different strategic choices in order to thrive during a very uncertain period in higher education.
Conference Presentations

Bringing Industry, Education, and Non-Profits Together

Published 2019
In this session, we will discuss the Construction Education Center, a state-of-the-art facility at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha campus, that facilitates project-based learning to bring industry partners, non-profits, and students together under a common vision.
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Integrating Facility and Academic Master Plans Through Collaboration

Published 2019
In this session, we will share how the Mid-Plains Community College engaged in a collaborative process across the campus and community to integrate the facility and academic master plans.
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Lanier Technical College

Delivering a Vision for Tomorrow’s Workforce Education
Published 2019
We will explore the planning, design, and stakeholder collaboration behind Lanier Technical College's new campus, which is designed to house 50 workforce development programs.
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Educating the Next Generation of Industry Leaders

Published 2019
This session will illustrate how industry-academic partnerships have led to the creation of cutting-edge, career-focused education that reimagines vocational training through a new, didactic construction sciences facility.
Conference Presentations

Incorporating Critical Race Theory in Physical Planning

Published 2019
Learn from Portland Community College's ongoing exploration of what it means to apply Critical Race Theory to the built environment.
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