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Two adult learners work side-by-side in a classroom

Jun 29, 2021

Belk Center Study Finds Inequitable Outcomes Among Community College Transfer Students

North Carolina’s revised Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA), designed to help ease transfer pathways between community colleges and University of North Carolina System institutions, appears to be producing different outcomes for students of different racial and ethnic backgrounds, according to a study published by NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research. 

Jun 22, 2021

Belk Center Receives Additional $4.3 Million in Funding to Further Support North Carolina Community Colleges and Foster Student Success

The Belk Center for Community College Research and Leadership, which is part of North Carolina State University’s College of Education, recently received two grants, totaling $4.3 million, aimed at serving North Carolina’s community colleges – particularly in rural parts of the state – in an effort to foster student success. 

Professor of the Practice Kenneth Ender

May 7, 2021

Professor of the Practice Ken Ender Receives American Association of Community Colleges’ 2021 Leadership Award

Ken Ender, Ph.D., a professor of the practice in the NC State College of Education, has been selected as one of the recipients of the American Association of Community Colleges’ 2021 Leadership Award. 

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Mar 19, 2021

Supporting Strategic Plans and Addressing Student Transfer: How the Belk Center is Helping to Support Community Colleges Across North Carolina

Since receiving official approval as a center one year ago, the Belk Center has engaged in multiple projects to support community colleges in North Carolina, including providing assistants to presidents developing new strategic plans and examining outcomes for community college transfer students. 

Dean Mary Ann Danowitz presents the I.E. Ready award to William Carver

Aug 6, 2020

NC State Alumnus, Former Member of Belk Center Advisory Board Named Interim President of North Carolina Community College System

William Carver, Ph.D., NC State alum and winner of the College of Education’s I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award, will step into the role of interim president of the North Carolina Community College System beginning Aug. 1, 2020. 

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Apr 7, 2020

Belk Center Offers Webinars, One-on-One Support for Community College Educators During COVID-19 Outbreak

With community college campuses across North Carolina temporarily closed to stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), community college educators must rapidly adapt to move their courses online. The Belk Center is providing support during this time of change through webinars, one-on-one support and a curated list of online resources. 

Logo for the NC State College of Education's Ask the Expert series

Feb 13, 2020

Ask the Expert: What is Workforce Development? A Way to Ensure Graduates Earn Degrees with Labor Market Value, Says Associate Professor James Bartlett and Belk Center Executive Director Audrey Jaeger

Associate Professor James Bartlett, Ph.D., and Belk Center Executive Director and Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D., explain the importance of workforce development in helping ensure North Carolina has enough employees to meet labor market needs. 

Belk Center posdoctoral scholar Melissa Whatley

Feb 6, 2020

Paper Co-authored by Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Melissa Whatley Explores Inclusivity in Study Abroad Opportunities at Community Colleges

Does the open access mission of community colleges extend to their study abroad opportunities? A paper co-authored by Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Melissa Whatley, Ph.D., explores the policies and practices that promote and hinder exclusivity in study abroad courses. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Feb 4, 2020

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. 

Several copies of Transformational Learning in Community Colleges: Charting a Course for Academic and Personal Success, a new book co-authored by Chad Hoggan, Ed.D.

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.