Grand Harbor Resort
350 Bell Street
Dubuque, IA 52001
Dubuque International Airport
Grand Harbor Resort
Room rates: single and double $99.00. Call (563) 690-3270 and mention the RCCA conference to receive special rates. The deadline to book your room is Sunday August 26, 2012.
If you wish to become a member of the Rural Community College Alliance or to become more informed visit our website: www.ruralccalliance.org
Thank you to our Host College:
aha! Process Inc.
Internal Revenue Services
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
National PAS Organization
Rural Community Assistance Partnership
The Clements Group
Three Rivers Systems
University of Maryland University College
Viticulture & Enology Science & Technology Alliance
Wisconsin Technical College System Foundation
Ride the river boat while in Dubuque
2013 Conference will be held in Maine. Dates and location to be announced.
Rural Community College Alliance Conference
The Rural Community College Alliance Conference will be held
Tuesday September 25 - Thursday September 27, 2012
at the Grand River Center/Gand Harbor Resort, Dubuque Iowa
Time is running out - be sure to register today!
Located in the Port of Dubuque on the Mississippi River
This year's conference theme is:
"Rural Community Colleges Prepared for Today, Planning for Tomorrow"
The conference schedule is now available. It is full of engaging topics and information that will assist you in your day to day tasks. So be sure to review the schedule and register for the conference today. Click to view the Annual Conference Agenda.
NOTE - for attendees: These 2 links provide resources for colleges to use to increase the financial capability of their students and communities:
- Secretary Duncan's letter to college presidents asking them to voluntarily adopt a new consumer-friendly college "Shopping Sheet," http://www2.ed.gov/policy/highered/guid/secletter/120724.html
- The President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability produced this guide, "Every American Financially Empowered," which is based on a review of the research on financial literacy.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue SW Washington DC 20202 202-401-8459 office / 202-591-6393 mobile
Boat ride on Tuesday evening
We also have a tour lined up for Thursday afternoon:
Enjoy a trolley tour of Downtown Dubuque learning about the architecture of this historic river city along with touring area employers that have had a role in making the area economy one of the strongest in the Nation. Also enjoy a tour and brief presentation at Northeast Iowa Community College's two downtown centers and learn more about some of the college's unique private and public partnerships.
Attendees and Presenters:
Registration for the conference is now open. The conference will begin on Tuesday September 25 and concludes on Thursday September 27. Throughout the 2 1/2 days there will be plenary sessions, concurrent workshops, networking opportunities, and a small tradeshow.
Full Conference Registration - Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday - $375.00
Tuesday Only - $75.00
Wednesday Only - $225.00
Thursday Only - $225.00
Presenters - Full 2 1/2 day Registration - $275.00
You Can Also Renew Your Membership or
Become a Member Today by Clicking the "Register Now" Button Below
Sponsors and Exhibitors:
On behalf of the RCCA Board of Directors we invite you to become a sponsor or exhibitor at this year's conference "Rural Community Colleges Prepared for Today, Planning for Tomorrow." Last year nearly 150 people attended the conference. Here is a list of opportunities available to showcase your business or service to this year's attendees. Make a selection then click "Register Now" below to sign up.
Tradeshow will be held on Wednesday Only with plenty of networking time during the other days.
Gold Sponsor - $3,000.00
Silver Sponsor - $1,500.00
Exhibitor - $595.00
Full Page Ad - Program Book - $300.00
Half Page Ad - Program Book - $150.00
Click "Register Now" button below and select your desired sponsorship level. Secure payment with your credit card is available via PayPal or you may send a check.
Please Note: When paying by credit card, please be sure to provide your credit card billing address when prompted for address information during the PayPal payment process. Nancy Kilbride of Events Your Way is handling conference and sponsor registration. Your credit card charge will be shown as processed by Events Your Way on your statement and your sign up email will come from Nancy Kilbride.Register Now!
If you have any questions regarding the conference
please email Nancy Kilbride, Events Your Way or call (603) 472-4893.