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Aug 3, 2020

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.

Jun 26, 2020

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.

Jun 25, 2020

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.

Jun 25, 2020  |  Belk Center News

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.

Apr 21, 2020

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.

Feb 26, 2020  |  Belk Center News

[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.

Oct 3, 2019

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 […]

Sep 18, 2019

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 […]

Sep 11, 2019

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.

Sep 9, 2019  |  Community College News

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.