Welcome & Orientation

> View the recording from this session here.

> Download the slide presentation here.

About this session: This webinar will highlight expectations and agenda items for Boot Camp participation and offer the opportunity for attendees to ask questions of the CCIC organizers.

Note: The team mentor and student team members are required to attend the live webinars and/or view the webinar recordings if they are unable to attend the live events. AACC and NSF strongly encourage all team members to take part in the live webinars and/or view the recorded versions to ensure that teams are oriented to the Boot Camp, understand expectations for both Boot Camp participation and activities that need to be completed prior to attending, and have an opportunity to ask questions.

About the speakers:

Ellen Hause is the Associate Vice President, Academic and Student Affairs with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). She is the principal investigator (PI) on AACC’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and Co-PI on the NSF-funded Mentor-Connect project. Hause serves as the project director for AACC’s MentorLinks program, which provides mentoring and technical assistance to community colleges seeking to develop or strengthen STEM programs; and as lead of the national Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC) designed to engage students in STEM innovation.

Joe Schreiber is a communications strategist and veteran network TV producer blazing a trail for storytelling in the digital age. He helped launch and produce NBC’s George Michael Sports Machine, which aired for 23 years, and pioneered the human-interest storytelling in sports that spawned the national cable sports networks that prevail today. Along the way, Joe has landed 11 Emmys. Joe’s commitment to staying at the forefront of new media trends, utilizing state of the art technology, and artfully telling stories that affect viewers are the bedrock of his production interests today. He manages video production for Temple University’s Strategic Marketing and Communications Department. He is also Co-Founder of 3 Penny Films, which has produced over 60 programs for national and regional cable networks. This includes the recent premiere, P.O.W.: Passing On Wisdom, a film commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the homecoming of the Vietnam Prisoners of War. It’s produced for the United States Naval Academy and is currently airing on PBS. Since leaving NBC, Joe has earned five Telly Awards and two Emmys. As a consultant for the American Association of Community Colleges and the National Science Foundation, Joe is calling on his media experience from conducting over 5,000 film and television interviews throughout the world over the past three decades to share the proven communication strategies that move audiences. Joe is a 1982 graduate of Boston College and currently working on a Master of Science degree in Communication Management at Temple University. Joe is a 2008 Inductee of the Greater Washington Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.


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