community colleges

Dec 18, 2019

Book Co-Authored by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan Chosen for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Selected New Books

A book co-authored by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan, Ed.D., has been chosen for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Selected New Books on Higher Education for 2019.

Dec 4, 2019  |  Research and Impact

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.

Dec 4, 2019

Valencia College President Sanford ‘Sandy’ Shugart: ‘Dramatic Improvements in the Transfer Ecosystem’ Needed to Help Students Transition from Community Colleges to Universities

Valencia College President Sanford “Sandy” Shugart offered six steps for creating a successful community college transfer system when he delivered the NC State College of Education’s Dallas Herring Lecture on Dec. 3, 2019.

Nov 25, 2019

Documentary Screening, Panel Discussion Help Associate Professor James Bartlett Show ‘Community Colleges are a Viable Pathway to Success’

Associate Professor James Bartlett, Ph.D., realizes that many people view community colleges as a second choice for earning a degree, but a Nov. 21 event helped showcase how community colleges can be a first choice to start a pathway to success.

Nov 25, 2019

Associate Professor James Bartlett Examines Role of Community Colleges in Reducing the Skills Gap in New Report

An American Council on Education report co-authored by Associate Professor James Bartlett, Ph.D., is examining how community colleges can address the skills gap and providing practical solutions for community college leaders.

Nov 4, 2019

Dallas Herring Lecture, Belk Center Report to Address Community College Transfer Students in North Carolina

The need to improve success rates for community college students who transfer to four-year institutions has been a national topic of conversation, which is why a nationally recognized expert on the subject has been chosen to deliver this year’s Dallas Herring Lecture hosted by the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.

Oct 18, 2019

New Book Co-Authored By Associate Professor Chad Hoggan Offers Advice for Supporting Students Through Transformational Learning in Community Colleges

Many nontraditional or historically underserved students face challenges beyond academics in community colleges. A new book co-authored by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan, Ed.D., focuses on their transformative learning experiences and ways faculty and advisors can support students.

Sep 18, 2019

Community College Professionals, Workforce Development Boards Share Best Practices, Build Relationships During Finish Line Grants Symposium

Community college professionals and workforce development board representatives shared lessons learned, challenges faced and best practices discovered during the Finish Line Grants Symposium hosted by the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.

Sep 10, 2019

Belk Center Symposium Helps Community College Leaders Examine Data to Improve Credential Attainment, Labor Market Outcomes

Community College presidents used data to engage in discussions about how they can improve credential attainment and labor market outcomes during a Presidents’ Academy Symposium hosted by the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.

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.