Schedule of Events

Sunday, September 14
12:00-4:00 p.m. Registration at Hilton - Charlotte Center City
1:00-1:15 Opening and Welcome - Dr. David Pierce, Dr. Mary Thornley
1:15-2:00 Forum - Aims Community College: “Toward a Common Vision: A Community College/Public School Partnership”
2:00-2:45 Forum - Regis University: “Technology Trends in Higher Education and How They Are Impacting Community-Based Education”
2:45-3:00 Break and Networking
3:00-3:45 Keynoter
3:45-4:30 Forum - Tacoma Community College: “Successful Strategies for Developing Innovative Programs that Respond to Community Needs”
4:30-5:15 Board Meeting
5:30 Bus leaves for reception
5:30-7:00 Reception at Overcash Building on CPCC Central Campus
7:00 Bus back to the Hilton; dinner on your own
Monday, September 15
7:00-8:15 a.m. Full breakfast
8:15-8:30 Welcome and announcements - Dr. Tony Zeiss

Forum - Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College: “911 Crisis on Campus: Preparing Your College”
9:15-10:00 Forum - NorthWest Arkansas Community College: “Sustainability and Entrepreneurial Education for a Global Workforce”
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:00  Forum - York Technical College: “Elluminate in Nursing Education”
11:00-11:45 Forum - Wake Technical Community College: “Providing Virtual Computing to the Community”
11:45-1:00 p.m. Lunch with Keynoter - Dr. Scott Ralls
1:00-1:45 Forum - Central Piedmont Community College: “The Trail of History and Little Sugar Creek Greenway”
1:45-2:30 Forum - Alamo Community College District: “Dual Credit Academy – A New Pipeline for Alamo Critical Growth Clusters”
2:30-3:30 President and IR meetings
5:30 Bus leaves Hilton for Charlotte Museum of History
6:00-8:30 Dinner at Charlotte Museum of History
8:45 Bus returns to Hilton
Tuesday, September 16
7:30-8:45 a.m Breakfast
8:15-9:00 COMBASE Assembly meeting
9:00-9:45 Forum - Patrick Henry Community College: “Charting New Territory: Building Successful,
Model Community-Wide Afterschool Systems Through Strategic Partnerships”
9:45-10:30 Forum - Cuyahoga Community College: “Green Academy”
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:30 AACC Update - Dr. George Boggs
11:30-12:00 p.m. Closing Comments and Door Prizes