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Jan 24, 2024

Belk Center Releases Second-Year Report for NC Teaching & Learning Hubs

In an ongoing effort to support professional learning at North Carolina community colleges, the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research has once again partnered with evaluation and learning… 

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… 

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

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. 

Jul 1, 2019

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. 

Mar 6, 2019

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.