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Tag: Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research

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. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Apr 21, 2021

NC State College of Education Awarded $3.9 Million in Research Funding January-March, 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 $3,927,703 to support 13 projects from Jan. 1 to March 31, 2021. 

CTE Fellows

Apr 19, 2021

Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at NC State Names 2021 ECMC Foundation Postsecondary CTE Research Fellows

Fourteen Fellows from institutions across the nation have been selected to participate in the third annual Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Research Fellows Program at NC State University, sponsored by the ECMC Foundation. 

stack of books

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. 

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Mar 12, 2021

Study From Belk Center Research Associates Finds North Carolinas’ Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Helped Modestly Reduce Excess Credit Accumulation for Community College Transfer Students

A recent report co-authored by research associates at the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research examined North Carolina’s revised Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA), designed to help ease transfer pathways between community colleges and University of North Carolina System institutions, and found that it has had modest effects on reducing excess credit accumulation among transfer students.