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APC Innovation Summit 2016 Thursday, June 23, 2016

ICYMI: Welcome to the APC’s “Innovation Summit” edition of ICYMI! Here’s some conference highlights you might have missed!

From Right: Chairman Emeritus, Stephen Jerome, finalizes the transition of leadership for New York’s Association of Proprietary Colleges. David Conklin, president of Jamestown Business College to lead the organization as Chairman.  Charles Callahan, III, provost of Plaza College, (pictured far left) takes the reins as Vice Chairman.

From Right: Chairman Emeritus, Stephen Jerome, finalizes the transition of leadership for New York’s Association of Proprietary Colleges. David Conklin, president of Jamestown Business College to lead the organization as Chairman.
Charles Callahan, III, provost of Plaza College, (pictured far left) takes the reins as Vice Chairman.


APC’s Chairman David Conklin, greets the membership and kicks off the 2016 Innovation Summit!

APC’s Chairman David Conklin, greets the membership and kicks off the 2016 Innovation Summit!


APC paid tribute to Robert (Bob) Stone, who passed away on May 1. An amazing man and true friend to the APC membership. Bob’s daughters Susan Schell, Judy Languish, and Carol Luckenbuch attended the Innovation Summit and accepted heartfelt condolences and a token of appreciation on behalf of Bob at the welcome dinner.

APC paid tribute to Robert (Bob) Stone, who passed away on May 1. An amazing man and true friend to the APC membership. Bob’s daughters Susan Schell, Judy Languish, and Carol Luckenbuch attended the Innovation Summit and accepted heartfelt condolences and a token of appreciation on behalf of Bob at the welcome dinner.


New York State Commissioner of Education and President of the University of the State of New York (USNY), MaryEllen Elia, addresses the membership at the APC Welcome Dinner.  Elia notes, New York’s proprietary sector “does great work.”

New York State Commissioner of Education and President of the University of the State of New York (USNY), MaryEllen Elia, addresses the membership at the APC Welcome Dinner.
Elia notes, New York’s proprietary sector “does great work.”


Session panelists Jonathan Slade, Brad Card, and Dennis Cariello provide an overview of the new federal rules and regulations, and the impact these changes will have on APC member colleges.

Session panelists Jonathan Slade, Brad Card, and Dennis Cariello provide an overview of the new federal rules and regulations, and the impact these changes will have on APC member colleges.


Dr. Henry Johnson from the McGraw-Hill Speakers Bureau offered an animated dialog on creating a positive work environment.

Dr. Henry Johnson from the McGraw-Hill Speakers Bureau offered an animated dialog on creating a positive work environment.


Finally, please take a few minutes to provide feedback with regard to next year’s conference. Here is the link for the evaluation:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/APCSummit16

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