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.
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..."
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Jun 28, 2021
New Report: The Impact of North Carolina’s Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Among Community College Transfer Students
In this new report on transfer, "The Differential Impacts of North Carolina’s Revised Comprehensive Articulation Agreement on the Outcomes of Black, Latin*, and White NCCCS-to-UNC-System Transfer Students," authors Melissa Whatley,...
Jun 16, 2021
Viewpoints from College and Career Access Programs: New Report by Paul Schnorenberg, Greyson Norcross, Laura Maldonado, Patti Harris, Andrea DeSantis, and Sarah Deal
“In North Carolina, myFutureNC is working to ensure that by 2030, 2 million North Carolinians have a high-quality credential or postsecondary degree. This goal is necessary as only 1.6 million...
Apr 22, 2021
Kenzie Bell, Jemilia S. Davis, Ph.D., and Callie Edwards, Ph.D. share policy brief on high-quality credentials for childcare workers
“If NC is to truly invest in our early childhood workforce, and reach the goal of 2 million North Carolinians holding high-quality credentials or postsecondary degrees by 2030, we must...
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Oct 28, 2020
Research Brief by Kara A. Battle, Ed.D. on Degree Completion in North Carolina Through a Dual Enrollment Pathway
Graduate of the Adult and Community College Education Ed.D. Program, Kara A. Battle, Ed.D. has developed a research brief about her study on the experiences of students who participated in...
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...
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...