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Thank you for registering for the 2022 Dallas Herring Lecture!

Event Details

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 at 1:00 PM (EST)

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This year’s speaker will be Dr. Mike Flores, Chancellor of the Alamo Colleges District (TX). The title of his lecture is Community Colleges in Action: Advancing Equity and Enhancing Economic Mobility Using Local Collective Impact Strategies

This lecture will provide a framework for implementing local collective impact strategies to advance equity and enhance economic mobility – along with personal insights into how one district used this framework to drive real change in their community.

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What is the Dallas Herring Lecture?

NC State’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research hosts this annual lecture in honor of W. Dallas Herring, whose transformative vision and tireless work culminated in the inception of North Carolina’s community colleges. It invites top community college leaders to speak on urgent and emerging topics, framing how to address the issues and proposing a path forward.

About the Belk Center: The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, at North Carolina State University, develops and sustains exceptional community college leaders who are committed to advancing equitable college access and student success, the social and economic mobility of their colleges’ students, and the economic competitiveness of their regions. The Center provides professional development and research related to current and emerging student success opportunities and challenges facing community college leaders and policymakers in North Carolina and the nation. For more information, please visit