2015 Academic Excellence Awards Recipients

Excellence in Community College Education Month

Governor proclaims April as "North Carolina Community College Excellence in Education Month." Students from all 58 community colleges receive awards.

State Board Welcomes Six New Members

State Board Welcomes Six New Members

The State Board welcomed six new members, each to a six-year term.

State Board Elects New Chair and Vice Chair

State Board Elects New Chair and Vice Chair

State Board elected Scott Shook and Clyde Higgs chair and vice chair, respectively. Past-Chair Linwood Powell passes the gavel to Chair Shook.

Governor Pat McCrory; Secretary of Commerce, Sharon Decker and Dr. Scott Ralls listen as business and industry share workforce challenges during Align4NCWorks learning summit at Central Piedmont Community College.

Governor, Secretary of Commerce Attend Align4NCWorks Learning Summit

Governor Pat McCrory, NC Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker and NC Community College System President, Dr. Scott Ralls listen as business and industry share their workforce challenges.

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...

NCWorks Customized Training

NCWorks Customized Training Intro

The NCWorks Customized Training Program provides education, training and support services for new, expanding and existing business and industry in North Carolina through our network of 58 community colleges, serving all 100 counties of the state. Our goal is to foster and support three key aspects of your company's well-being: Job Growth, Technology Investment and Productivity Enhancement.

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Proprietary Schools

Proprietary Schools Intro Text

Our purpose is to assure prospective and enrolled students and citizens of North Carolina that proprietary schools operating in North Carolina meet minimum standards of quality in their operation.


Visit SuccessNC

A system-wide strategic focus to increase student success, access and program excellence.

Art Exhibit



Align4NCWorks is the NC Community College System’s strategic initiative for collaborative workforce development.

Success Stories

Kristen Mashburn, Haywood Community College, Excellence Award 2012