The Power of Community College – North Lake College in Irving, Texas

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in books, Community College, Videos | No Comments

As I’ve discussed before, I’m working on my second book which is about the power of community college. As part of this book I’ve been interviewing students all over the country to hear their stories, some of which I want to share with you before the book comes out. Community college is not only a great way […]

The Power of Community College with Soccer Star Oumar Ballo

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in books, Community College, soccer, sports, Videos | One Comment

I’ve been championing community college for years. Not only did I attend community college myself, but I’ve been teaching at variety of community colleges for last 20 years. In that time I’ve had over 3,000 students, and let me tell you, they come from all walks of life.  With their grit and determination I’ve seen them go on […]

The Power of Community College (my next book)

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in books, cancer, Community College, soccer, sports | No Comments

Last week I was at the CONCACAF Champions League game between Sporting Kansas City and Vancouver Whitecaps. Really beautiful stadium at Children’s Mercy Park, and I always love supporting my Kansas City teams. Midway through the game there was a weather delay, and I had a few minutes to record this video (on Facebook live) and […]

Live Stream this Friday, 20 May 2016!

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Community College, Speaking | No Comments

I’m so honored to be the 2016 Commencement speaker at Barstow College this Friday, May 20th at 3:00 PM PST. If you are in the area, please let me know. The event will also be live on live stream here:https://www.youtube.com/c/barstowcommunitycollege/live I’ve had the pleasure of teaching for Barstow College since 1997. I’ve been able to teach […]

America’s Educational Gem

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Community College | One Comment

“Community colleges play an important role in helping people transition between careers by providing the retooling they need to take on a new career” – President Barack Obama                              Community College is America – Opportunity! Community college sets the United States apart from any other place in the world in offering open educational opportunities to […]