Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research

Jul 21, 2020

EdNC: ‘Designing to the Edges’ to Retain Talent Through Universal Design for Learning and Project-based Learning

NC State College of Education Teaching Assistant Professor Michelle Bartlett, Ph.D., discusses how the "designing to the edges" design method can lead to growth and success for all learners. 

Jun 23, 2020

EdNC: Key Takeaways From Awake58’s CARES Act Town Hall

Kenneth Ender, Ph.D., a professor of the practice with the NC State College of Education's Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, shares his experience participating in a virtual town hall focused on community college response to the CARES Act. 

Jun 22, 2020

EdNC: Reducing Barriers for Community College Students Through Compassionate Virtual Mentoring

Carrol Warren, Ed.D., a teaching assistant professor with the NC State College of Education and faculty scholar at its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, discusses how educators are planning to create a space for developing empathy through virtual mentorship. 

Jun 18, 2020

Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Melissa Whatley Co-authors White Paper to Provide Overview of International Higher Education Research and Propose Organizational Framework for Future Research in Field

Research on international higher education has expanded and diversified over the past few decades, but Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Melissa Whatley said an increase in structure and organization in the field could help provide further clarity for research that informs policies and practices. To begin to address this issue, she co-authored a recently released white paper entitled “International Higher Education Research: The State of the Field.”

Jun 18, 2020

EdNC: Understanding and Connecting to Students to Increase Degree Attainment: The Power of Community College Stories

NC State College of Education Associate Professor James Bartlett, Ph.D., discusses the importance of community colleges in improving student success outcomes and closing equity gaps in degree and credential attainment. 

May 22, 2020

EdNC: Here’s How the Belk Center Helped Community College Faculty Shift to Online Teaching During COVID-19

When COVID-19 hit, community colleges across North Carolina had not a moment to lose in moving thousands of students to online-only instruction. The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at NC State immediately reached out to presidents and administrators to see how it could help, creating a series of webinars and support facilitated by Teaching Assistant Professor Michelle Bartlett, Ph.D., and Teaching Assistant Professor Carrol Warren, Ed.D.

May 19, 2020

EdNC: Connecting Community College Campus Climate to Student Success

Belk Center Executive Director and NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D, Belk Center Research Associate Laura G. Maldonado, Ph.D., and Assistant Director of Research Andrea DeSantis discuss the radical shifts in the work and learning environment of community college leaders, employees, and students since the COVID-19 pandemic began. 

May 8, 2020

EdNC: Introducing ‘Hope Starts Here’

Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D., executive director of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor in the NC State College of Education, shares the Belk Center's mission, impact and opportunities in a new podcast. 

Apr 28, 2020

EdNC: Supporting Community College Presidential Leadership

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D., executive director of the NC State College of Education's Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, Jemilia Davis, Ph.D. director of strategic initiatives at the Belk Center, and Kim Sepich, Ed.D., director of executive leadership programs at the Belk Center, share how postsecondary completion will change as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to evolve. 

Apr 16, 2020

Belk Center Executive Director Audrey Jaeger Awarded Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award, Inducted into Research Leadership Academy

elk Center Executive Director Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D., has received the 2020 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award and will be inducted into NC State’s Research Leadership Academy, where she will promote research enterprise across campus.