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Dec 1, 2023

National Community College Leaders Collectively Focused on Addressing Post-Pandemic Enrollment Challenges and New Opportunities

The 2023 Dallas Herring Lecture provided community college leaders with a roadmap to transform college structures and move their institutions from ordinary to extraordinary Raleigh, N.C. –– Community college leaders… 

Mar 20, 2023

Recap: Belk Center and The Hunt Institute Partner on Postsecondary Pathways Webinar Series

To better align current efforts to increase postsecondary attainment and highlight postsecondary pathways available at community colleges in North Carolina and beyond, the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and… 

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. 

Aug 21, 2019

EdNC: Community college leaders reflect on Belk Center’s Presidents’ Academy Conference

The Belk Center’s first Presidents’ Academy and Statewide Leadership Conference (SLC) was held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the Guilford Technical Community College’s Conference Center in Colfax, North Carolina. The conference focused on the critical role North Carolina’s community colleges and leaders play in creating a “grow our own” workforce strategy to fuel the state’s expanding high-skills economy and accelerate economic mobility for more North Carolinians. 

May 31, 2019

Belk Center Brings Community College Presidents, Trustees Together to Discuss Ways to Improve Student Outcomes, Economic Mobility at 1st Presidents’ Academy

What role do community colleges play in realizing this goal and enhancing North Carolina economic competitiveness, and how can they help the state’s residents improve their economic mobility and meet future workforce demands? Presidents and trustees of community colleges from across North Carolina weighed those questions Thursday, May 23, 2019, during the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research’s first Presidents’ Academy statewide leadership conference.