Executive Leadership Programs
We enable community college presidents and trustees to support higher levels of institutional performance.
Research to Action
We help community colleges identify critical needs and support their leaders in making evidence-based decisions.
Belk Center Events Full Calendar
Sept. 16 | Finish Line Grants Symposium
The Finish Line Grants program helps community college students complete their training when facing financial challenges. This Symposium gives Community College and Workforce Development Board professionals the opportunity to share strategies for effective management and implementation of this grants program.
Dec. 3 | 2019 Dallas Herring Lecture
Valencia College President Sanford "Sandy" Shugart, Ph.D., will deliver the 2019 Dallas Herring Lecture Tuesday, Dec. 3, in Raleigh. This annual event invites top community college leaders to speak on urgent and emerging topics, framing how to address the issues and proposing a path forward.
Engage With Us
Our state and national partners are instrumental in the Belk Center's establishment. Each partner has played a critical role in shaping the center's purpose and continues to support our work through identifying the urgent needs our community colleges face and designing programming to meet those needs.
“Excellent leaders make an exceptional difference in student success. Investing in community college leaders now will pay dividends for decades to come by strengthening North Carolina’s middle class and contributing to the state’s economic prosperity.”
— Dr. Robert Templin
Former president of nationally renowned Northern Virginia Community
College, who joins NC State as a professor of practice for this initiative
and serves as a senior fellow at The Aspen Institute.
Belk Center News More News
Inside Higher Ed: We Need a ‘Communiversity’ Model of Public Education
Belk Center Brings Community College Presidents, Trustees Together to Discuss Ways to Improve Student Outcomes, Economic Mobility at 1st Presidents’ Academy
COLFAX, N.C. — myFutureNC — a statewide commission focused on educational attainment that includes former state legislators and other leaders from education, business, philanthropy and nonprofit organizations — has set a goal for 2 million adults in North Carolina to […]