New Research Brief on Persistence and Postsecondary Success for Black Students in NC Community Colleges
In their new research brief, John M. Belk Impact Fellows Tafui Leggard and Victoria Bryant teamed up with Belk Center Director of Teaching and Learning Engagement Monique N. Colclough, PhD to explore barriers and opportunities to persistence and postsecondary success for Black […]
W. Dallas Herring Professor and Belk Center Executive Director Audrey Jaeger Receives Holladay Medal from NC State
Five faculty members, including Belk Center Executive Director and W. Dallas Herring Distinguished Professor, Dr. Audrey J. Jaeger, received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by NC State and the university’s Board of Trustees. Chancellor Randy Woodson will recognize the awardees during an in-person Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 4.
EdNC Feature | Rural isn’t going away: New initiative launches to help rural-serving community colleges
"The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, in partnership with Achieving the Dream, recently launched an initiative to help rural-serving institutions address the challenges they face and capitalize on opportunities. The Rural College Leaders Program (RCLP) is an immersive learning community with 10 North Carolina community colleges that serve at least one rural county."
Belk Center Reflects on Two Years of Impact
Center celebrates second anniversary of its formal establishment In June of 2018, the NC State College of Education announced its largest grant to-date, totaling $10,863,040 from the John M. Belk Endowment, to significantly enhance the support the university provides to […]
Belk Center Welcomes Monica Clark as Deputy Director
The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research has announced that Monica Clark has joined the organization as deputy director. Clark is an accomplished industry professional who brings nearly 20 years of professional experience in executive leadership, education programming, grant development and public relations in both the non-profit and higher education sectors.
17 Doctoral Students to Represent College of Education at National Conferences Through Belk Center Fellows Program
When Amy Mahle ’23EDD, program chair of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education Community College Leadership program, was selected as a Belk Center Fellow in 2021, she was grateful for the opportunity to engage with peers and community college leaders from across the nation.
Remembering Dr. George Baker
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the recent passing of Dr. George A. Baker III. Dr. Baker, a brilliant educator and researcher in the area of community college leadership, occupied the Joseph D. Moore Endowed Chair in Community College Leadership within NC State’s College of Education from 1992 to 2001. Dr. Baker established the National Initiative for Leadership and Institutional Effectiveness (NILIE) in 1990 at the University of Texas-Austin, where he was a professor. Dr. Baker’s vision for NILIE included three elements...
Belk Center Publishes Annual Report (2020-2021): Read Here
In the past 12 months, we have expanded our focus on teaching and learning—both in research and practice—pursued opportunities to invest in new community college presidents, created spaces to identify and respond to equity issues, and enhanced our support of emerging leaders enrolled in NC State’s Community College Leadership doctoral program.
Belk Center Executive Director Dr. Audrey Jaeger Co-Authors Article on Disproportionate Diversity Work of Female Faculty of Color
"College faculty members are critical in helping American colleges become more diverse, inclusive and equitable. Professors and instructors not only teach and advise students, they also help institutions make inroads..."
New Report: Exploring Pathways to Completion by Field of Study for North Carolina Community College Transfer Students
“In both sections of the report, we focus on a transfer student’s pathway to bachelor’s degree completion, and we provide information about transfer student success at various points along this pathway.” In this new report, “Exploring Pathways to Completion by Field of Study for North Carolina Community College Transfer Students,” authors Andrea […]