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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.  

Alumni recognized during Educator Appreciation Day

Dec 11, 2019

19 Reasons Our 2019 Was Another Extraordinary Year

What an extraordinary 2019 for the NC State College of Education! Browse our achievements from the past year. 

Attendees at the Belk Center opening

Dec 4, 2019

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. 

Melissa Whatley with her fellowship award

Oct 3, 2019

Belk Center Postdoctoral Research Scholar Melissa Whatley Awarded 2018-19 Zell and Shirley Miller Fellowship from Institute of Higher Education

Melissa Whatley, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research scholar with the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, was awarded the 2018-19 Zell and Shirley Miller Fellowship from the Institute of Higher Education. 

CTE Fellows

Sep 19, 2019

Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Research Fellows Program at NC State University Now Accepting Applications for Class of 2020

The Bridging the Gaps in Postsecondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) Research Fellows Program at North Carolina State University, sponsored by the ECMC Foundation, is accepting applications for the 2020 CTE Research Fellows Program. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Sep 5, 2019

EdNC: What We Have Learned About North Carolina Community Colleges by Hitting the Road

"We’re excited that the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at NC State is doubling down on the support we provide to those who lead (and aspire to lead) community colleges," writes John M. Belk Endowment Board Chair MC Belk Pilon in a perspective piece for EdNC. 

Two community college leaders talk during the statewide leadership conference on community college's impact on economic mobility.

May 29, 2019

Belk Center Brings Community College Presidents, Trustees Together to Discuss Ways to Improve Student Outcomes, Economic Mobility at 1st Presidents’ Academy

What role do community colleges play in realizing this goal and enhancing North Carolina economic competitiveness, and how can they help the state’s residents improve their economic mobility and meet future workforce demands? Presidents and trustees of community colleges from across North Carolina weighed those questions Thursday, May 23, 2019, during the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research’s first Presidents’ Academy statewide leadership conference. 

May 22, 2019

EdNC: What is the Strategic Role of Community Colleges in North Carolina’s Economic Future?

On Thursday, the NC State College of Education's Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research is hosting the first statewide conference on North Carolina’s economic competitiveness and economic mobility in partnership with the NC Community College System, Achieving the Dream, and The Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program. The key issue attendees will explore through the gathering is the role community colleges might play in increasing the economic competitiveness of the state. 

A graphic that states "Inside Higher Ed 2019 Survey of Community College Presidents"

Apr 12, 2019

Inside Higher Ed: [Survey] Presidents Divided on Community College Bachelor’s Degrees

Seventeen percent of the nation's community college presidents reported plans to retire within the next two years according to a recent Inside Higher Ed survey. That number is down from the 26 percent that stated the same intentions last year, but concerns remain about the future leadership of two-year institutions. NC State College of Education Professor Audrey Jaeger says, “The issue is [now] less about how many are retiring but how can we prepare current and future presidents for these complex jobs."