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CISCO Sponsors COMBASE Webex Leader Series

CISCO Networking Academy is sponsoring a series of Webex presentations that will facilitate discussion and sharing of strategies as colleges respond to issues around the COVID-19 pandemic and the Social Justice Movement.

Next in the series will be Leading in Times of a Global Pandemic and Social Justice Movement, set for Tuesday September 22, 2020 at 12 noon CDT. It will feature Dr. Ricky Shabazz, President, San Diego City College (CA) with presentations by Dr. Will Wainwright, President, Northshore Technical Community College, Mrs. Owen Smith, Dean of the Lacombe Main Campus, Northshore Technical Community College; and Dr. Belinda Miles, President, Westchester Community College (NY). Dr. Anthony Parker, President, Albany Technical College (GA), and COMBASE President, will moderate the Webex.

Click here for complimentary attendee registration for the September 22 Webex, Leading in Times of a Global Pandemic and Social Justice Movement.

Previous COMBASE Leaders Series Presentations

July 21
Enrollment and Risk Management Strategies During a Pandemic
Featured Speaker: Dr. Monty Sullivan, System President of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LA)

College Presentations:

  • Dr. Diane Walleser, Vice President for Enrollment Management at Borough of Manhattan Community College (NY)
  • Dr. Everette Freeman, President, Community College of Denver (CO)
  • Ms. Ruthanne Orihuela, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Community College of Denver (CO)

Click for presenter PowerPoint presentations:

July 28
Risk Management Strategies in a Pandemic.
Featured Speaker: Dr. Justin Lonon, Executive Vice Chancellor, Dallas College (TX)
College Presentations:

  • Dr. Mary Graham, President, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MS)
  • Dr. Jason Pugh, Executive Vice President – Administration & Finance, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community (MS)
  • Dr. Anthony Parker, President, Albany Technical College (GA)

Click for presenter PowerPoint presentations:


CISCO has committed to additional Webex presentations over a several month period with the next two as follows:

September 22 - Leading in Times of a Global Pandemic and a Social Justice Movement

October 27 – Community Colleges Role in Economic Recovery During a Global Pandemic

Mark your calendar and register for these COMBASE members-benefit presentations. Please share the registration links with your colleagues.



  For More Information Contact:
Richard Hinckley, COMBASE Executive Director | (254) 741-8331 |
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