Student Success – URC

In this way overdue post, HWC and Professor Tom Higgins are again in the news. This article from Science Careers talks about research as a key to student success. The smashing picture of Professor Higgins at the bottom is an added bonus. This piece from the same magazine focuses on HWC specifically. These are great examples ofContinue reading “Student Success – URC”

Lt. Gov. Visit (Amended)

I attended a meeting with Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon this morning at Malcolm X college that included a panel discussion with Alexi Giannoulias, ICCB Chair, Gery Chico, ISBE Chair, and Perry Buckley, Local 1600 President. The discussion was well attended. I think President Munroe did a stellar job getting the word out at MXC, andContinue reading “Lt. Gov. Visit (Amended)”

New York Times Mention of HWC Encore Program

I led with this exciting announcement at last Friday’s State of the College address, but I wanted to provide the reference here. John Hader was quoted in the New York Times article “Teaching as a Second, or Even Third, Career” on Friday regarding his work on the Encore Program here at the college. I wanted toContinue reading “New York Times Mention of HWC Encore Program”

Talkin’ ‘Bout My Reinvention

I attended a meeting last night hosted by a number of HWC unions and faculty groups. They were discussing concerns about Reinvention and experiences working with the Task Forces. One of the requests was to learn how people, including students, could learn more about  what is going on in Reinvention. You asked. We answer. IfContinue reading “Talkin’ ‘Bout My Reinvention”