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Mar 29, 2023

The Belk Center to Support More Rural Community College Leaders with New Grant

The investment from Ascendium Education Group will be used to elevate strategies to advance equitable student success. RALEIGH, NC — The Belk Center for Community College Research and Leadership, which… 

Mar 24, 2023

New Briefs Examine Promising Practices and Opportunities for Supporting Adult Learners

Since 2021, the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research has gathered data, stories and lessons learned from colleges participating in NC Reconnect – the initiative to re-engage and… 

Mar 20, 2023

Recap: Belk Center and The Hunt Institute Partner on Postsecondary Pathways Webinar Series

To better align current efforts to increase postsecondary attainment and highlight postsecondary pathways available at community colleges in North Carolina and beyond, the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and… 

Mar 14, 2023

Belk Center Fellows Convene at Annual Innovations Conference

This week, 10 fellows from the The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research are in attendance at the The League for Innovation in the Community College’s annual Innovations… 

Feb 16, 2023

Inside Higher Ed: Introducing Teaching and Learning Hubs

At community colleges nationwide, creating a culture of teaching and learning excellence remains one of the greatest and most difficult challenges in achieving better student success outcomes. It requires evidence-based… 

Feb 16, 2023

Belk Center Fellows attend annual DREAM Conference

The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research has announced that seven Belk Center Fellows were selected to attend Achieving the Dream’s DREAM 2023 conference in Chicago from February… 

Feb 10, 2023

Belk Center Releases Teaching & Learning Hubs Inaugural Report

As part of the effort to support equitable student success, the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research has collaborated with learning and evaluation partner, DVP-PRAXIS LTD, on an… 

New research brief explores how service-learning and study abroad participation shaped the experiences of Hispanic transfer students

Jan 24, 2023

New research by Steve Turner, Ed.D., examines Hispanic student experiences with high-impact practices and transfer success

In recent years, high-impact practices (HIPs) have been proven as a critical component of student retention, engagement and persistence for students across all backgrounds. More specifically, these engaging and hands-on… 

Oct 31, 2022

Dr. Janet Spriggs Announced As Respondent for 2022 Dallas Herring Lecture

Forsyth Technical Community College President Dr. Janet Spriggs will join Dr. Mike Flores, Chancellor of Alamo Colleges District in San Antonio, to highlight ways to advance equity and economic mobility… 

1.3 million North Carolinia adults agens 25-44 do not have a credential or degree.

Jul 13, 2022

Belk Center Releases Adult Learner Guidebook to Aid in the Recruitment and Retainment of Adult Learners at North Carolina Community Colleges

The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, in partnership with the John M. Belk Endowment (JMBE), myFutureNC and the North Carolina Community College System, is pleased to announce…