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The Next Generation of Aims – How We Change Lives.

November 3, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Participants will get answers to their questions – What’s that beautiful, giant building north of 20th Street off 50th Avenue? What’s with all the new construction and additions? Can Aims give me the tools to re-invent myself? How many degree and certificate programs does Aims host? How many Aims campuses are there in NoCo? How can we help Aims students?” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”ev_head”][vc_custom_heading text=”Speaker: Dr. Leah Bornstein, President/CEO Aims Community College” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”ev_head”][vc_custom_heading text=”Dr. Leah L. Bornstein was named the sixth president and CEO of Aims Community College on August 1, 2015, by the Aims Board of Trustees. Dr. Bornstein has dedicated more than 30 years to higher education in a variety of leadership and management roles around the country.” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”ev_head”][vc_column_text]

Aims provides a first-rate, affordable education for anyone interested in advancing their skills and education. Offering over 200 degree and certificate options, Aims positions students for success to meet today’s demands in the workforce.

As student population fast approaches 10,000, Aims is looking to the future. Growth places Aims at the forefront to ensure students receive efficient, top-notch services and educational opportunities to excel.

* The Greeley campus will see the addition of the Welcome Center and renovation of the Student Commons.
* Windsor will expand to include additional administrative and academic space, as well the addition of a Simulated City for the Public Safety students.
* Ft. Lupton now houses the CDL driving program with a specialized driving track on campus and the Welding program has more than doubled. Don’t forget, Agriculture may receive the state-of-the-art training in GIS Crop production and animal raising.
* The Flight Training center at the NoCo Regional Airport places students in the cockpit with commercial and private pilot’s licenses.
* Loveland has added lifelong learning classes for students desiring to continue their education and personal growth into their later years.

Growth at Aims also supports philanthropic interests with Naming/room recognition and the Take a Seat programs providing investors options that build the College Promise Scholarship Endowment.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]

During this WORKshop you will gain and take away…

1. How Aims changes lives!
2. Ever Advancing Growth at Aims
3. How you can Champion, Invite and Invest in Aims Students and their learning opportunities.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Meet Dr. Leah L. Bornstein” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”ev_head”][vc_column_text]Since joining Aims Community College, Dr. Bornstein has led the College through the creation and implementation of a five-year aggressive strategic plan; continued accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission; celebrated the College’s 50th anniversary; developed new partnerships with business and industry; established Aims2UNC transition program; and supported design and construction projects including the Public Safety Institute, Applied Technology & Trades Center, Flight Training Center, Welcome Center, Student Commons, and classroom buildings to house expansion of programs such as aviation, public safety, agriculture, and commercial driver’s license (CDL).

Dr. Bornstein, has earned degrees from Bradford College, the University of Vermont, a doctorate from University of Denver, and an honorary doctorate from Northern Arizona University. She is a prominent advocate for student success, quality instruction, increased access to education, and strong strategic and tactical planning.

Aims Community College is a public, fully accredited, two-year college with multiple campuses in northern Colorado. The 175-acre main campus has been centered in Greeley, Colorado for over 50 years with satellite campuses in Fort Lupton, Loveland, and Windsor.
The College, with more than 1,200 full-time and part-time employees, offers 200 degree and certificate programs and serves 9,000 students annually.

Besides managing all of the above, Dr. Bornstein participates in national boards and commissions where she has held officer and leadership positions with the Alliance for Innovation and Transformation (AFIT), American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), Office of Women in Higher Education (ACE-OWHE), and Western Interstate Commission of Higher Education (WICHE).

A native New Englander, Dr. Bornstein’s lifelong commitment to higher education has included serving as CEO/President of Coconino Community College in Arizona and CEO for Colorado Mountain College— Summit County Campus—in Colorado. She also served as Chief Academic Officer at Lamar Community College in Colorado, Vice President of Instruction at the Higher Colleges of Technology—Center for Education Research and Training in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), and Vice President for Academic Affairs at University College, University of Denver in Colorado.

As an avid world traveler and outdoors woman, Dr. Bornstein has lived in or visited more than 45 countries.  Some of her more remote adventures include:  kayaking Antarctica and the Arctic Circle and trekking the Himalayas, China, Egypt, Africa, Europe, and New Zealand.  She and her husband, Joe Findley, enjoy exploring the globe, its people, and its nature and wildlife through photography.


You can contact Dr. Bornstein at:

Dr. Leah Bornstein
Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th St. / P.O. Box 69
Greeley CO 80634 / 80632

Assistant-Megan Self, me********@ai**.edu phone # 970-339-6210[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Registration Information:” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23d1345b” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”ev_head”][vc_column_text]Your Cost: Just $27 when pre-paid by 5 p.m. Wednesday, October 27th – when registration will close or when our seats are maxed out (THIS HAS HAPPENED MID-WAY THROUGH THE MONTH SINCE SPRING).  Seating is limited in this delightful venue. Sign-up below to pay online with PayPal / credit card, or you can mail or drop off your check made out to either: Northern Colorado Women in Business or Kristi’s Kreations, LLC to:  4113 W. 16th St. Rd., Greeley, CO 80634 before the 27th. If no one is home just tuck your payment envelope in the flower canister on the inside of the front door. All checks are held and deposited on the day of our Workshop.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Workshop Day Wednesday, November 3rd Information:” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23d1345b” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”ev_head”][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1554421664658{margin-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Catering:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Aimee Hutson, Aunt Helen’s Coffee House & Catering[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1554421664658{margin-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Set-up Divas:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2nd  – Barb Wasung, CPA / Community Grief Center / WFB; Verniece Thomas, United Way of Weld County[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1554421664658{margin-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Check-in Hostesses: [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Alexa Hepler, Commercial Interiors by JOF; Elise Carver, Hope Lives[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1554421664658{margin-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Greeter:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Debbie Waines, John Elway Dealerships / Certified Life Coach[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1554421664658{margin-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Sanitizers:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Crystal Scolaro, Sears Real Estate; Susan Jewell Klema, Something with Pizazz & UNC[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1554421664658{margin-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Clean-up Divas:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Christine McDermott, Habitat for Humanity; Charee Voelz; Retired Trista Ells, Stoddard Funeral Home; Elizabeth Mahoney, Complete Professional Development[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1554421691023{margin-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Sister-to-Sister/Pay it Forward:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Alisa Anderson, Home Team Lending, will coordinate our philanthropic effort this month to benefit the Aims Foundation that provides scholarships to deserving students![/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]


November 3, 2021
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Kristi Helzer, NorCoWIB
Kelly Jackson
Aimee Hutson
Julieen Burnham
Barbara Wasung
Verniece Thomas
Alexa Hepler
Crystal Scolaro
Debbie Waines
Elizabeth Mahoney
Trista Ells
Charee Voelz
Christine McDermott
Alisa Anderson
Jean Daviet
Teri Segelke
Sue Helfrich, Allstate Ins.
June Lemmings
Celeste Ewert
Jaymi Anderson
Misty Dockins
Flo Mikkelson
Donna Upton
Glenda Haines
Barbara Solivais
Annette Jaehn
Allison Dunning
Pam Groeger
LaLoni Magnuson
Margie Martinez
Robin McIntire
Janet Bedingfield
Rose Esparza