Cool Community Colleges: Creative Approaches to Economic Development

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Amer. Assn. of Community Col, 2000 - Education - 52 pages
Hundreds of programs at community colleges are highlighted throughout the pages of this popular book. Explore their secrets to success for supporting the local economy and improving the cultural depths of their respective regions. At a time when civic and cultural contributions to the economy and the workforce get overlooked and are clearly underappreciated, this insightful book provides a refreshing testament to how properly planned and executed arts programs can positively influence a community. It's time to ensure that your civic and cultural contributions get noticed
 

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Contents

The AvantGarde of Community Colleges
1
Defining Creative Enterprises Workers and Communities
9
Gaining Recognition and Acceptance for Creative Occupations
20
Recommendations
33
On Becoming a Cool Community College
41
About the Author
47
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