community colleges

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.