Belk Center News

Sep 17, 2021

Panelists Announced for 2021 Dallas Herring Lecture

NC State’s College of Education and Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research announce Dr. Pamela Senegal, Lee D. Lambert, J.D. and Dr. Sunita “Sunny” Cooke as panelists for the 2021 Dallas Herring Lecture.

Sep 16, 2021

Broward College’s Gregory Adam Haile to Deliver 2021 Dallas Herring Lecture

NC State’s College of Education and Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research are pleased to announce that Gregory Adam Haile, J.D., president of Broward College, will deliver the 2021 Dallas Herring Lecture.

Aug 23, 2021

New Journal Article by Belk Center Team Members on Providing Supportive Space for EdD Students’ Dissertation Progression through Weekly Online Writing Sessions

How can weekly online writing sessions support dissertation progress for EdD students? Belk Center team members, Laura G. Maldonado, J. Jordan Dolfi, James E. Bartlett, II, and Michelle E. Bartlett present the findings of a new study in Impacting Education: Journal on Transforming Professional Practice.

Aug 23, 2021

Envisioning Excellence to the Belk Center: How the College of Education Has Changed the Way Community College Leaders are Supported, Prepared

"Today, the Belk Center supports all 58 of North Carolina’s community colleges and is helping produce the next generation of community college leaders through the College of Education’s community college leadership doctoral program..."

Jun 22, 2021

Community College Journal Spotlights NC State’s College of Ed Community College Leadership Programs

"NC State's program combines theory, research, and practice in striving toward equity, student success, development of internal culture and data-driven decision making. Modules offer practical leadership guidance taken, in part from an advisory board populated by experienced two-year administrators."

Jun 14, 2021

The Belk Center Receives Additional $4.3 Million in Funding to Further Support North Carolina Community Colleges and Foster Student Success

The Belk Center for Community College Research and Leadership, which is part of North Carolina State University’s College of Education, recently received two grants, totaling $4.3 million, aimed at serving North Carolina’s community colleges – particularly in rural parts of the state – in an effort to foster student success.

Jun 10, 2021

New Policy Brief by Holley Nichols & Renee Barger on Adult Learners

Holley Nichols, research associate at the Belk Center, and Renee Barger author the first policy brief in a series that highlights evidence-based policies and practices that can drive improvements in educational attainment. The series is a product of the partnership between myFutureNC and the Belk Center to create accessible and thorough briefs that address the pressing challenges community colleges face and highlight promising practices that improve outcomes.

May 6, 2021

The Belk Center Welcomes Four New Postdoctoral Scholars

The Belk Center is excited to announce four new postdoctoral researchers joining our team!

Apr 27, 2021

Josh Wyner cites NC State in new book chapter: The Role of Presidents, Trustees, and College Leaders in Student Success

"...There has been a resurgence of interest in preparing presidents in recent years. North Carolina State University has doubled the size of its [community college leadership] doctoral programs since 2015 and centered the curriculum on student success goals."

Mar 23, 2021

Supporting Strategic Plans and Addressing Student Transfer: How the Belk Center is Helping to Support Community Colleges Across North Carolina

"When staff at the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research received a call to see if anybody would be interested in assisting with the state’s Finish Line Grants program, they jumped on board and formed a partnership that led to a statewide gathering to support the future of the work..."