Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research

Jan 13, 2020

ECMC Foundation: Behind ACTE’s Strategic Shift to Include More Postsecondary CTE

Walt Ecton and Laura Maldondo, fellows with the College of Education's Postsecondary CTE Research Program, were among the attendees at the CareerTech VISION professional development conference in California this December. 

Jan 13, 2020

ECMC Foundation: Community College Gives People this Power to Recognize Their Own Agency in Their Lives

A panel of community college experts and attendees explored how community colleges can change perceptions and improve outcomes when NC State was one of three universities in the country to host an event in collaboration with Roadtrip Nation and the ECMC Foundation.

Jan 6, 2020

Understanding Neurodiversity with Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Monique N. Colclough

Monique Colclough, Ph.D., a postdoctoral scholar working with the NC State College of Education's Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, is researching neurodiversity in higher education. She specifically focuses on how students who have autism can be best supported academically and holistically as institutions rethink how student success is defined and measured.

Dec 4, 2019  |  Research and Impact

NC State College of Education Celebrates Grand Opening of Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research

The NC State College of Education held an opening reception for its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at the center’s new location at 706 Hillsborough Street in Raleigh. Nearly 100 guests, including many statewide and community college leaders, attended the grand opening that marked the physical establishment of the Belk Center.

Dec 4, 2019

Valencia College President Sanford ‘Sandy’ Shugart: ‘Dramatic Improvements in the Transfer Ecosystem’ Needed to Help Students Transition from Community Colleges to Universities

Valencia College President Sanford “Sandy” Shugart offered six steps for creating a successful community college transfer system when he delivered the NC State College of Education’s Dallas Herring Lecture on Dec. 3, 2019.

Dec 4, 2019

Nash Community College President Honored with I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award at Dallas Herring Lecture

The NC State College of Education recognized Nash Community College President and NC State alumnus William Carver, Ph.D., with the I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award during the annual Dallas Herring Lecture.

Dec 3, 2019

EdNC: Improving the Transfer Ecosystem in North Carolina: The 2019 Dallas Herring Lecture

Valencia College President Sanford "Sandy" Shugart will deliver this year's Dallas Herring Lecture on Dec. 3 while Central Carolina Community College President Lisa Chapman will provide a response lecture. 

Nov 25, 2019

Documentary Screening, Panel Discussion Help Associate Professor James Bartlett Show ‘Community Colleges are a Viable Pathway to Success’

Associate Professor James Bartlett, Ph.D., realizes that many people view community colleges as a second choice for earning a degree, but a Nov. 21 event helped showcase how community colleges can be a first choice to start a pathway to success.

Nov 25, 2019

Associate Professor James Bartlett Examines Role of Community Colleges in Reducing the Skills Gap in New Report

An American Council on Education report co-authored by Associate Professor James Bartlett, Ph.D., is examining how community colleges can address the skills gap and providing practical solutions for community college leaders.

Nov 4, 2019

Dallas Herring Lecture, Belk Center Report to Address Community College Transfer Students in North Carolina

The need to improve success rates for community college students who transfer to four-year institutions has been a national topic of conversation, which is why a nationally recognized expert on the subject has been chosen to deliver this year’s Dallas Herring Lecture hosted by the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.