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Nov 9, 2022 Community Colleges Can Advance Economic Mobility, Mike Flores Says at 2022 Dallas Herring Lecture

Community colleges have the power to advance equity and economic mobility through local collaboration, Chancellor of the Alamo Colleges District Mike Flores told guests during the keynote address of the 2022 Dallas Herring Lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 8. 

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Nov 8, 2022

John M. Belk Endowment Awards NC State’s Belk Center $25M to Support Community College Leadership and Student Success

The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research has received a record $25 million investment from the John M. Belk Endowment to partner with North Carolina’s community colleges to advance equity and economic mobility across the state. 

Mike Flores will deliver the 2022 Dallas Herring Lecture

Nov 1, 2022

EdNC: Dr. Mike Flores, chancellor of the Alamo Colleges District, to deliver 2022 Dallas Herring Lecture

The 2022 Dallas Herring Lecture is set for Nov. 8, 2022. Chancellor of the Alamo Colleges District, Dr. Mike Flores, will deliver the keynote address titled, “Community Colleges in Action: Advancing Equity and Enhancing Mobility Using Local Collective Impact Strategies.” 

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Oct 31, 2022

Community College Leadership Doctoral Program at NC State Partners with Publication Academy to Integrate an Innovative Publishing Curriculum

The Community College and Career Education Program in the College of Education at NC State University has integrated a pioneering hybrid curriculum aimed at increasing the dissemination of research in a… 

community college student

Apr 13, 2022

Public News Service: Rural Community College Program Aims to Close Equity Gaps

An initiative based at North Carolina State University aims to help the state's rural-serving community colleges close equity gaps and strengthen student outcomes. 

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Feb 8, 2022

Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research Launches Rural College Leaders Program

The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, in partnership with Achieving the Dream, has launched the Rural College Leaders Program (RCLP) – a capacity-building program designed to close equity gaps and improve student outcomes for 10 community colleges serving rural communities in North Carolina. 

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. 

Nov 16, 2021

2021 Dallas Herring Lecture: Gregory Haile, J.D.

The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, which is part of the NC State College of Education, will hold the 2021 Dallas Herring Lecture virtually on Tuesday, Nov. 16,… 

Higher Education Alumni

Sep 24, 2020

Higher Education Alumni to Serve on Inaugural Editorial Board for Journal of First-generation Student Success

Four higher education doctoral program alumni -- Sonja Ardoin ‘13PHD, Ashley Clayton ‘16PHD, Jemilia Davis ‘19PHD, and Darris Means ‘14PHD -- will serve on the 19-member inaugural editorial board for the Journal of First-generation Student Success. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

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.