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Dec 1, 2020
C. Neill McLeod ‘72MS, ’74EDD Named NC State College of Education’s 2020 Distinguished Alumna
C. Neill McLeod ‘72MS, ’74EDD has always gone after what she wants — even if it means breaking down barriers. And she’s done just that. She was honored for her...
Dec 1, 2020
Durham Tech: Learning from the Best: Durham Tech Seeks External Assessment from Aspen Institute, Achieving the Dream, and Belk Center
Durham Technical Community College has asked three organizations, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, to develop a joint approach to assessing existing institutional efforts against key...
Nov 30, 2020
Meet LaShica Davis Waters ‘20PHD: ‘Representation Really Does Matter and I Appreciate the College of Education for Recognizing That and Providing Me the Opportunity to Learn from a Variety of Brilliant Leaders’
LaShica Davis Waters ‘20PHD fell in love with higher education when she began her college career as a first-generation college student. As the academic advisor for NC State’s Leadership in...