William Holder at Board Meeting

William Holder Joins the State Board

On Friday, August 18,  William Holder, the newest member of the State Board was sworn in by Judge Chris Dillon, NC Court of Appeals.

IIANC Presents Check

IIANC Presents Foundation with $60,000

On Friday, August 18, the NC Community Colleges Foundation, Inc. received a $60,000 donation from Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC).

New State Board members

State Board Installs New Members

On Friday, July 21, new state board members were sworn in by Justice Paul Newby, Senator Deanna Ballard and Representative Donny Lambeth; they include Mr. Frank Johnson, Ms. Ann Whitford, Mr.

N4CSGA President Roderick Gooden

State Board Welcomes N4CSGA President

On Friday, July 21, the State Board welcomed Mr. Roderick Gooden; Gooden serves on the board as the representative and president of the NC Community College Student Government Association.

Robert Stephens and State Treasurer Dale Folwell

State Board Welcomes Two New Members

Our newest State Board members, Robert Stephens and Treasurer Dale Folwell replace seats left vacant by Lee Roberts and former Treasurer Janet Cowell, respectively.

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...

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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Nursing: Education Options in Nursing

Intro Nursing

The North Carolina Community College System provides pre-licensure education to most of our State’s first-time test-takers for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses and Practical Nurses (NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN). The NCCCS has multiple educational options for entry into Nursing and seamless transitions into furthering your Nursing Education. 

Analytics and Reporting

Proprietary Schools

Art Exhibit



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

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.

Success Stories

Nash CC 2016 Academic Excellence Award recipient Dana K. Wise