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.
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.
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.
2019 Dallas Herring Lecture
Dr. Sanford "Sandy" Shugart will deliver the annual Dallas Herring Lecture on Dec. 3, 2019. Shugart, who has served as the fourth president of Valencia College will be speaking on "Ecosystem Thinking in Higher Education:The Future of Transfer."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."