News and Updates

Dec 4, 2019

Belk Center Advisory Board Fall 2019 Meeting

Dec 3, 2019

2019 Dallas Herring Lecture: Valencia College President Sandy Shugart

Dr. Sanford “Sandy” Shugart has served since 2000 as the fourth president of Valencia College in greater Orlando, Florida.  As winner of the first Aspen Prize for Excellence, Valencia is one of the most celebrated community colleges in America. Serving […]

Dec 3, 2019

Belk Center Advisory Board Fall 2019 Meeting

Sep 8, 2019

Presidents’ Academy Fall 2019 Symposia

There will be two identical meetings held in separate locations, and presidents will be directed toward the location closest to them: Pinehurst: Sept. 8-10 Charlotte: Sept. 10-12

May 31, 2019  |  Belk Center News

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.

May 24, 2019  |  Belk Center News

EdNC: What is the Strategic Role of Community Colleges in North Carolina’s Economic Future?

On May 23, the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research hosted the first statewide conference on North Carolina’s economic competitiveness and economic mobility. EdNC talked with Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D., executive director of the Belk Center, and John Enamait, president of Stanly Community College, to discuss the conference and the work the center will undertake as it moves forward.