Research Brief by Belk Center’s Dr. Monique N. Colclough on Faculty Professional Development
Dr. Monique N. Colclough, Senior Research Associate with the Belk Center, has created a research brief about the teaching and learning case studies for faculty professional development in North Carolina’s community colleges.
Research Brief by Belk Center’s Dr. Laura G. Maldonado on Postsecondary Participation in SkillsUSA
Dr. Laura G. Maldonado, Lead Research Associate with the Belk Center, has developed a research brief about her qualitative case study which explored how participation in SkillsUSA, a career and technical student organization (CTSO), influenced community college students’ preparedness for the workforce and connection to campus.
Belk Center Professor of Practice, Dr. Kenneth L. Ender, Presents Key Takeaways From Awake58’s CARES Act Town Hall
Kenneth L. Ender, Ph.D., is a Professor of Practice with the Belk Center. Here, he discusses his experience participating in Awake58's first virtual town hall which focused on community college response to the CARES Act.
Belk Center Faculty Scholar Carrol Warren, Ed.D Shares Tips for Compassionate Virtual Mentoring
Carrol Warren, Ed.D. is a faculty scholar with the Belk Center where she teaches in the Community College Leadership Ed.D. program. She also serves as coordinator of the Doctor of Education degree distance program. In this article, she shares tips for virtually mentoring community college students with compassion; her tips include modeling compassion, providing an inclusive mentoring environment, and mentoring with a purpose.
Belk Center Executive Director Audrey Jaeger Awarded Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award, Inducted into Research Leadership Academy
Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D., executive director of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of Higher Education in the NC State College of Education, has been awarded NC State’s 2020 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award. As a winner of the Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award, Jaeger will be inducted into the Research Leadership Academy (RLA), a group comprised of NC State’s most outstanding researchers and mentors across various fields.
[Video] EdNC: An Overview of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research
Staff with the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research describe their mission and work in this video produced by EdNC.
Belk Center Postdoctoral Research Scholar Melissa Whatley Awarded 2018-19 Zell and Shirley Miller Fellowship from Institute of Higher Education
Melissa Whatley, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research scholar with the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research*, was awarded the 2018-19 Zell and Shirley Miller Fellowship from the Institute of Higher Education, an academic unit […]
Community College Professionals, Workforce Development Boards Share Best Practices, Build Relationships During Finish Line Grants Symposium
Community college and workforce development board representatives shared lessons learned and best practices they discovered during the first year of the Finish Line Grants Program at a symposium hosted by the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community […]
Podcast: End Community College Stigma/NCACCT Belk Center Edition
The End Community College Stigma podcast, conjunction with the Belk Center, recently produced a special episode at the North Carolina Association of Community College Trustees Leadership Seminar. The podcast is dedicated to ending the unfair stigma placed on America's Community Colleges. In this episode, Dr. Steve Robinson, president of Owens Community College, leads a panel discussion with four North Carolina Community College Trustees.
EdNC: Perspective | What we have learned about North Carolina community colleges by hitting the road
MC Belk Pilon, board chair of the John M. Belk Endowment, reflects on lessons learned from visits to almost half of NC's 58 Community Colleges.