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Tag: Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research

Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Brett Ranon Nachman

Oct 12, 2021

Postdoctoral Scholar Brett Ranon Nachman is Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Through Scholarship on Autism in Higher Education

Brett Ranon Nachman believes education scholars and practitioners have a unique opportunity to redesign spaces for all perspectives and identities. 

stack of books

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. 

Roshaunda Breeden, Ph.D., a postdoctoral scholar at the Belk Center, receives the Bobby Wright Dissertation of the Year Award

Oct 4, 2021

Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Roshaunda Breeden Receives Bobby Wright Dissertation of the Year Award from the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)

Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Roshaunda Breeden, Ph.D. has received the Bobby Wright Dissertation of the Year Award for her research examining the relationship between the University of Georgia and local Black communities. 

Memorial Belltower

Sep 14, 2021

With $17.3M in Funding Awarded for 73 Grants, College of Education Faculty Set Record For Number of Grants Awarded in a Single Year in 2020-21

Faculty and staff in the College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, have set a new record for grants awarded in a single year with 73 grants totaling more than $17 million. 

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. 

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. 

Two adult learners work side-by-side in a classroom

Jun 29, 2021

Belk Center Study Finds Inequitable Outcomes Among Community College Transfer Students

North Carolina’s revised Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA), designed to help ease transfer pathways between community colleges and University of North Carolina System institutions, appears to be producing different outcomes for students of different racial and ethnic backgrounds, according to a study published by NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research. 

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. 

Professor of the Practice Kenneth Ender

May 7, 2021

Professor of the Practice Ken Ender Receives American Association of Community Colleges’ 2021 Leadership Award

Ken Ender, Ph.D., a professor of the practice in the NC State College of Education, has been selected as one of the recipients of the American Association of Community Colleges’ 2021 Leadership Award. 

NC State College of Education graduate Jonathan Loss '21EDD

May 3, 2021

Meet Jonathan Loss ’21EDD: ‘I Was Looking For an Opportunity to Further My Education and Broaden My Opportunities For the Future’

For the past 15 years, Jonathan Loss ’21EDD has served in the North Carolina Community College System and had an interest in ways to help students transfer from community colleges to four-year universities in the UNC System. When he enrolled in the NC State College of Education’s Doctor of Education in community college leadership program, he was able to study this topic further, learning more about the professional research process and publishing his first co-authored study in a peer-reviewed journal.