During the conference, NACCE President and CEO Rebecca Corbin and Tim Putnam, director of NIACC's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, co-presented a two-hour professional development workshop for presidents.
NIACC was recently named a winner in NACCE's Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge "College of Excellence Award." Winners of the annual award demonstrate outstanding performance in one of the five action steps required when signing the pledge.
NIACC had been using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) since migrating its Ellucian Colleague system to SQL in 2007.
"End users could only access the data given to them in the pre-configured views, and any changes or additional data access would have to be requested, requiring Technology Services to modify individual views and redeploy them, meaning hours or days before users could have the data they needed to run reports" explained Greg Bailey, NIACC's director of enterprise applications.
Obviously the NIACC findings below cannot be generalized across the country, but the research points to very positive outcomes.
* NIACC has completed 17 studies comparing the educational outcomes of accelerated students in high school settings with educational outcomes in traditional on-campus classrooms.
The car Huling drove for NIACC this year is 8.5 feet long and 20 inches high.
NIACC placed fourth in Division 3A this year after winning the last two races of the season.
Students will first earn their associate's degrees or complete equivalent coursework from NIACC
. Then they will complete "bridge" courses at the community college while taking online classes through Franklin to complete their bachelor's degree.
• Timothy Putnam, associate director of the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC
), in Mason City, IA.
We have never done anything like this before," said Karen Pierson, vice president for student services at NIACC
Agriculture-related Web sites and e-commerce compete for market share of the farm economy, and as those businesses grow they need more workers, according to a NIACC