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.
David Ayers ’99EDD on Refining Community through Leadership
David Ayers ’99EDD recently received the Senior Scholar Award for his research on community colleges from the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. But his work really began as a child exploring the campus of Surry Community College where his father worked.
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."
Information Session: Community College Leadership Ed.D. – Charlotte Cohort
Join one of our virtual information sessions to learn more about the Doctorate of Education degree program designed for working professionals who are interested in community college leadership. Sessions will provide information about the program, the application process, and opportunities […]
Achieving the Dream President and CEO Karen Stout: “Creating Greater Urgency for Teaching and Learning in Institutional Reform is Long Overdue”
"Excellent teaching and support for quality instruction must be at the core of our reform work” as community college leaders, said Achieving the Dream President and CEO Karen Stout during the 2018 Dallas Herring Lecture she delivered Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. How can leaders create a culture of excellent teaching and learning? She identifies three guiding principles and five building blocks.
2018 Dallas Herring Lecture
Dr. Karen Stout, the president and CEO of Achieving the Dream, will deliver the 2018 Dallas Herring Lecture Nov. 28 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the NC State College of Education’s Friday Institution for Educational Innovation. The title of […]
EdNC.org: Building the Next Generation of Community College Leaders at NC State
In this piece for EdNC, NC State Education Professor Audrey Jaeger writes about the importance of North Carolina's 58 community colleges and how the NC State College of Education -- supported by the John M. Belk Endowment -- will continue to develop a pipeline of the most talented community college leaders in the country.
NC State Education Receives $12+ Million in Research Grants Between June-August 2018
NC State College of Education faculty were awarded $12,443,243 to support nine research projects in June, July and August. In FY 2018, faculty have received $25,820,890 in awards so far.
Information Session: Community College Leadership
Meet Adult and Community College Education faculty and learn more about the Doctor of Education program in Community College Leadership that is designed for working professionals.
NC State Education Alumni, N.C. Community College Leaders Win Awards of Distinction
Randy Parker ’11 EDD and David Shockley ’05 EDD received Shirley B. Gordon Awards of Distinction at honor society Phi Theta Kappa’s international meeting in April. Both currently serve as community college presidents in North Carolina.