Workshops & Webinars

Faculty Caring Campus Roundtable Well Received

IEBC’s Faculty Caring Campus Roundtable on April 28 received excellent feedback from participants. Presentations by Kristen Cornelius of Delta College, Michigan, and Michelle Francis of West Valley College, California, shared examples from their successful implementation of Caring Campus, including sustainability and situational fairness. In small breakout groups, participants discussed their experiences. They shared best practices and discussed the successes and challenges of implementing Caring Campus at their colleges.

A recording of the Roundtable is now available for viewing. IEBC hopes you will take the time to watch and share it with others who might benefit.

IEBC encourages you to make connections with other Caring Campus faculty around the country to learn from each other about how colleges are implementing Caring Campus.

Presidents Roundtable #2 – Leading Culture Change

Presidents from Caring Campus colleges across the U.S. participated in a virtual Roundtable that focused on culture change and sharing and learning from each other.

Leadership commitment is an essential aspect of institutionalizing culture change. Participants heard from college leaders who have embraced Caring Campus to create a more supportive and welcoming environment for students and employees.

Meghan Hughes, President, Community College of Rhode Island, leader of New England’s largest community college, shared her experience with Caring Campus with a focus on Institutionalization and Sustainability.

Loyce Brown, Director of Human Resources at Delta College, University Center, Michigan, provided the staff leadership perspective on How College Presidents Can Support a Caring Campus.

The Presidents Roundtable #2 video includes the PowerPoint presentations and is now available here: CLICK HERE


Caring Campus Liaisons Share Successes, Tips in April Roundtable – Now Available for Viewing

Liaisons from Caring Campus colleges across the U.S. participated in a virtual Roundtable event to share and learn from each other. The April 28 “Connections: Liaisons Roundtable #2” was based on Liaison feedback and focused on Caring Campus topics most helpful in their daily roles.

Attendees heard from fellow Liaisons about success stories and resolving challenges.

The Roundtable video is now available for viewing. Download the video’s accompanying PowerPoint Presentations, here.

Discussions featured:
Caring Campus in the Pandemic and Beyond
• Luisito Amado, Dean of Student Equity and Success, Cerritos College
• Natalie Halsell, Professional Development, Riverside City College

Engaging Your Broader College Community
• Ulises Velasco, Vice President of Student Services, Mendocino College
• Jeremy Evangelista-Ramos, College Recruiter, Kennya Ruiz, Division Assistant, Language Arts Division, Martin Marquez, Program Services Coordinator, Dream Center, Skyline College

Incorporating Racial Equity into Caring Campus

Attendees from around the country heard from IEBC leadership and two college leaders in this discussion of implicit bias, asset-based thinking, and equity-mindedness.  Speakers shared their experiences implementing Caring Campus through a racial equity lens. View the webinar below:

Professional Classified Staff Front and Center in Improving Student Success

The “Professional Classified Staff Front and Center in Improving Student Success” one-hour webinar presented December 10, 2020, made a powerful impression. Almost 500 participants heard impactful insights and experiences shared by a college president and professional staff engaged in Caring Campus, demonstrating how the human connection changes culture and is key to retaining students and improving student success. View the webinar below:

Supporting Community College Professional Staff: A Caring Campus Approach

In this one-hour webinar, IEBC leadership and special guests addressed issues that professional staff face while providing virtual student services and also presented practical ways for college leadership to support professional staff in their work to support students. The webinar is based on IEBC Guide Two in the series Providing Student Support Services in Extraordinary Times.

View the PowerPoint slides here, or watch the video below:

An Introduction to Caring Campus California

The Caring Campus: Integrating Professional Staff  into Comprehensive Student Success Efforts  The importance of connecting to students, and the role of classified professional staff in this, is critically important. This half-hour presentation introduced Caring Campus and how it works to maintain the human connection, provide support to staff, and is key to retaining students and improving student success.

Watch the webinar here: