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W. Dallas Herring Professor Audrey J. Jaeger with Pitt Community College President Lawrence Rouse

Nov 30, 2021

Belk Center’s Trailblazers Project Highlights Stories, Achievements of Community College Leaders of Color

As an African American man, Pitt Community College President Lawrence Rouse said there have been many times on his journey to executive leadership when he felt as though his story was not heard. Now, he is one of many North Carolina community college leaders of color whose story will be preserved thanks to the Trailblazer Profiles project from the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research. 

Audrey Jaeger, front row far right, with other presenters and panelists before a North Carolina Board of Education meeting.

Nov 22, 2021

EdNC: N.C. Community College Effort to Recruit Adult Learners Is Expanding

Audrey Jaeger, executive director of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and W. Dallas Herring Professor of Community College Education, was one of several individuals engaged with the N.C. Reconnect initiative who spoke during the State Board of Community Colleges' November meeting. 

Dr. Audrey J. "A.J." Jaeger and Hilda Pinnix-Ragland.

Nov 1, 2021

EdNC: Trailblazer Profiles: Celebrating Leaders of Color in the North Carolina Community College System

In this podcast episode, Belk Center Executive Director and W. Dallas Herring Professor Audrey J. speaks about the Belk Center'sTrailblazer Profiles project to highlights and celebrates the work of Asian, Black, Indigenous, and Latinx leaders in the North Carolina Community College System, specifically focusing on current and former community college presidents. 

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Oct 7, 2021

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from June-September 2021

Faculty and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing topics and sharing their work through national and international presentations. Take a look at presentations and publications from our faculty and research associates from June through September 2021. 

Community college leaders and Belk Center faculty attend the Presidents' Academy Symposium in March 2020

Aug 16, 2021

Envisioning Excellence to the Belk Center: How the College of Education Has Changed the Way Community College Leaders are Supported, Prepared

More than five years ago, several presidents of North Carolina Community College System institutions were visiting the NC State College of Education when the discussion turned to the professional development of community college leaders and how NC State could help support those goals. Today, the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research supports all 58 of North Carolina’s community colleges and is producing the next generation of community college leaders through the community college leadership doctoral program. 

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Aug 4, 2021

NC State College of Education Awarded Over $5 Million in Research Funding From April-June, 2021

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, were awarded $5,296,858 to support 18 projects from April 1 to June 30, 2021. 

Belk Center Executive Director and NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Audrey Jaeger

Jul 6, 2021

Business North Carolina: N.C. Nonprofit, Endowment Push Adults to Complete Degrees

Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D., is part of the Better Skills, Better Jobs initiative, an ambitious pilot program with five community colleges this summer to recruit adult learners to enroll in the colleges for the fall semester. 

Jun 22, 2021

Belk Center Receives Additional $4.3 Million in Funding to Further Support North Carolina Community Colleges and Foster Student Success

The Belk Center for Community College Research and Leadership, which is part of North Carolina State University’s College of Education, recently received two grants, totaling $4.3 million, aimed at serving North Carolina’s community colleges – particularly in rural parts of the state – in an effort to foster student success. 

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Apr 16, 2021

Is Your Workload Fair? At Universities, It Depends on Who You Ask

A new study co-authored by W. Dallas Herring Professor and Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D., reveals differences in faculty perceptions of how fairly work is distributed in higher education. 

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Mar 19, 2021

Supporting Strategic Plans and Addressing Student Transfer: How the Belk Center is Helping to Support Community Colleges Across North Carolina

Since receiving official approval as a center one year ago, the Belk Center has engaged in multiple projects to support community colleges in North Carolina, including providing assistants to presidents developing new strategic plans and examining outcomes for community college transfer students.