Community College Leadership Program Honored for Component That Pairs Doctoral Students with Mentors
The NC State College of Education’s Community College Leadership doctoral program was recognized for its mentorship program during the 2021 LEAD Awards presented at the virtual Human Experience Summit in February.
20 Doctoral Students to Represent NC State College of Education at National Conferences through Belk Center Fellows Program
Twenty doctoral students in the College of Education’s Community College Leadership program who have been selected as Belk Center Fellows are attending national conferences and representing the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.
A-B Tech Community College President John Gossett ‘02EDD Receives I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award
John Gossett ‘02EDD, president of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, says that throughout his career, he has sometimes felt like Forrest Gump -- always lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time and surrounded by extraordinary people. But his work has paid off, as he received the I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award during the virtual Dallas Herring Lecture on Nov. 10, 2020.
Ahead of 2020 Dallas Herring Lecture, Belk Center Reflects on Work Surrounding COVID-19 Support and Equity Initiatives
Ahead of the annual Dallas Herring Lecture, which will be held virtually on Nov. 10, 2020, faculty at the Belk Center share some of the work they have engaged in over the past academic year, including providing support during the coronavirus pandemic and advancing equity initiatives.
Why I Give: ‘I Give to Support the Caring Group of Administrators, Faculty and Staff Who Once Made Me Feel Loved,’ Says Doctoral Student Gene Deese ‘21EDD
Four months after starting his doctorate program, Hurricane Florence impacted the area where Gene Deese ‘21EDD lived. Within days, the NC State College of Education responded with resources to help him continue his education. Deese gives back to the college as a token of appreciation for the support he received when he needed it the most.
Why I Give: ‘I Started Giving to the College Out of a Sense of Gratitude for My Education. I Had Many Career Opportunities Because of My Doctorate, and I Want Other Students to Have Similar Opportunities,’ Says Delores Parker ‘78EDD
Delores Parker ‘78EDD always wanted to be a lawyer. But when she landed a job in a community college, she found her niche and never looked back. Earning a doctorate from the NC State College of Education opened many doors for her and inspired her to give back to the college as a sense of gratitude for what the college gave her, personally and professionally.
Doctoral Student Katie Loovis ‘22EDD Credits Experience in Community College Leadership Program with Helping Her Author New Report Examining Workforce Development in Skilled Construction Trades
Katie Loovis ‘22EDD has been a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education for just over one year, but her time in the Community College Leadership program has helped her to conduct research that is already having an impact on workforce development initiatives in North Carolina.
Why I Give: ‘I Believe in the Continuing Education of Adults and NC State Does a Lot to Support Our Community College System,’ Says C. Neill McLeod ‘72MS, ’74EDD
C. Neill McLeod ‘72MS, ’74EDD, who served as the first female president of a community college in the state, credits her success as a leader to her experiences as a student in the NC State College of Education. The impact her professors had on her life inspires her to give back to the college in their honor.
EdNC: Here’s How the Belk Center Helped Community College Faculty Shift to Online Teaching During COVID-19
When COVID-19 hit, community colleges across North Carolina had not a moment to lose in moving thousands of students to online-only instruction. The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at NC State immediately reached out to presidents and administrators to see how it could help, creating a series of webinars and support facilitated by Teaching Assistant Professor Michelle Bartlett, Ph.D., and Teaching Assistant Professor Carrol Warren, Ed.D.
Doctoral Students Represent NC State College of Education at National Conferences through Belk Center’s 2020 Fellows Program
Doctoral students in the Belk Center’s 2020 Fellows Program are sharing how participation in the program has helped them succeed and why they are excited for the opportunity to attend national community college conferences this spring.