Community College Leadership

Nov 29, 2018

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.

Nov 28, 2018

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 […]

Aug 30, 2018

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.

Aug 28, 2018

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.

Jun 22, 2018

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.

Apr 23, 2018

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.

Apr 2, 2018

NC State Education Receives $3M+ in Research Grants Between January-March 2018

NC State College of Education faculty and research associates were awarded $3,042,418 in grants to support eight research projects between January and March 2018. Faculty and research associates have received $6,247,621 in awards during the 2017-18 academic year so far.

Feb 15, 2018

Doctoral Students to Serve as First National DREAM Fellows

Seven doctoral students from NC State College of Education’s Adult and Community College program will attend the DREAM Conference in Nashville, Tenn., as inaugural DREAM Fellows Feb. 20-23, 2018.

Jan 31, 2018

Stelfanie Williams Named NC Community College President of the Year

In this Q&A, NC Community College President of the Year Stelfanie Williams ’11 EdD discusses her recent honor, why she chose education as a career, and how Vance-Granville Community College is impacting North Carolina.

Jan 16, 2018  |  Academics and Programs

Envisioning Excellence

Because of changing social and economic conditions, the skills a community college president needs today are substantially different than those needed just 10 years ago. Plus, half of North Carolina’s 58 community college presidents are expected to retire by 2019. To address these challenges, the NC State College of Education has transformed the way it supports the N.C. Community College System.