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.
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.
Inside Higher Ed: Needed: Allies for Equitable Faculty Workloads
As principal investigators and project leaders of the Faculty Workload and Rewards Project, an action research project funded by the National Science Foundation, KerryAnn O'Meara, Joya Misra, Audrey J. Jaeger and Dawn Culpepper recommend five things you can do now to help create a fairer workplace.
Inside Higher Ed: We Need a ‘Communiversity’ Model of Public Education
The economy requires an aggressive shift to a system, writes Belk Center incoming Professor of the Practice Kenneth Ender, where public colleges are stitched together with K-12 and local nonprofits and feature an electronic backbone of support.
EdTalk Podcast: Enrollment Trends at Community Colleges
In the latest episode of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Robert Templin, a professor at North Carolina State University’s College of Education, about enrollment trends at community colleges.