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W. Dallas Herring Professor Audrey J. Jaeger with Pitt Community College President Lawrence Rouse

Nov 30, 2021

Belk Center’s Trailblazers Project Highlights Stories, Achievements of Community College Leaders of Color

As an African American man, Pitt Community College President Lawrence Rouse said there have been many times on his journey to executive leadership when he felt as though his story was not heard. Now, he is one of many North Carolina community college leaders of color whose story will be preserved thanks to the Trailblazer Profiles project from the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research. 

Gregory Adam Haile, who serves as the president of Broward College in Florida, will deliver the 2021 Dallas Herring Lecture.

Nov 17, 2021

Broward College President Gregory Haile During His Dallas Herring Lecture: ‘We Need to Make it Impossible for Every Resident, Every Child and Every Adult Not to Realize the Opportunity for Postsecondary Education’

Gregory Haile, president of Broward College in Florida, discussed the importance of community colleges having physical, social and financial proximity to those they serve during the 2021 Dallas Herring Lecture on Nov. 16. 

Nov 16, 2021

2021 Dallas Herring Lecture: Gregory Haile, J.D.

The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, which is part of the NC State College of Education, will hold the 2021 Dallas Herring Lecture virtually on Tuesday, Nov. 16,… 

Community college leaders and Belk Center faculty attend the Presidents' Academy Symposium in March 2020

Aug 16, 2021

Envisioning Excellence to the Belk Center: How the College of Education Has Changed the Way Community College Leaders are Supported, Prepared

More than five years ago, several presidents of North Carolina Community College System institutions were visiting the NC State College of Education when the discussion turned to the professional development of community college leaders and how NC State could help support those goals. Today, the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research supports all 58 of North Carolina’s community colleges and is producing the next generation of community college leaders through the community college leadership doctoral program. 

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.