Officials sign nursing articulation agreement.

NCCCS, NC Independent Colleges and Universities sign nursing articulation agreement

The NC Community College System and NC Independent Colleges and Universities have signed an agreement that will benefit registered nurses with an associate degree who want to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

2018 Apprenticeship NC Conference

Save the date: ApprenticeshipNC Conference is April 12 & 13

The 2018 ApprenticeshipNC Conference will take place April 12 and 13 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham.

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NCCCS to host the 2018 Minority Male Success Initiative Conference

The conference will be held Sunday, March 25 – Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham (RTP), North Carolina. The conference theme is "Bridging the Gap: Innovative Approaches to Minority Male Success. "


Businesses, employees win with apprenticeships

Apprenticeship helps workers learn specialized skills needed in today's economy. And it allows businesses to create flexible and effective training and hiring solutions that work for their industry.

Jennifer Haygood and Margaret Spellings

My Future NC to develop statewide attainment goal, education plan

The leaders of North Carolina’s public education systems have partnered to create My Future NC, a new statewide commission on educational attainment.

About Us

Mission & History

The mission of the North Carolina Community College System is to open the door to high-quality, accessible educational opportunities that minimize barriers to post-secondary education, maximize student success, develop a globally and multi-culturally competent workforce, and improve the lives and well-being of individuals by providing...

Strategic Plan

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By 2020, 67% of jobs in North Carolina are projected to require postsecondary education. Yet in 2015, only an estimated 48% of North Carolina’s prime working-age (18-64) adults had a postsecondary degree, certification, license or other credential of workplace value. In response to this urgent need to significantly increase educational attainment, the State Board of Community Colleges initiated in February 2017 a strategic planning process aimed at improving how community colleges provide high-quality, accessible educational opportunities to North Carolinians.

Economic Development

The Economic Development team provides education, training, and support services for new, expanding, and existing business and industry in all 100 North Carolina counties through our network of 58 community colleges. Industry training, biomanufacturing and business guidance are just a few of the specialized services available through programs like BioNetwork, Customized Training, and the Small Business Center Network. Additional resources and information are available directly through each service area:

System President Search

The North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges invites applications and nominations for the position of President of the North Carolina Community College System. 
Presidential Search Announcement

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Analytics and Reporting

Proprietary Schools

Board of Post-Secondary Credentials

Art Exhibit

Student Success Center

The NC Student Success Center serves as a resource hub for shared learning, technical assistance, idea generation, and policy advocacy for all 58 colleges to advance, scale, and sustain state-wide student success and completion efforts.

Nursing: Education Options in Nursing

Success Stories

Gary Johnston, Guilford Technical Community College, 2015 Academic Excellence Award Recipient