Student Life and Engagement

Student Life and Engagement

Student Life and Engagement enriches the learning experience and provide opportunities for additional educational activities beyond the classroom. The NCCCS breaks down involvement into four key areas:

  • Athletics
  • Student Activities
  • Leadership & Governance
  • Service Learning


It is the mission of the NJCAA to foster a national program of athletic participation in an environment that supports equitable opportunities consistent with the educational objectives of member colleges.

Leadership and Governance

The mission of the North Carolina Comprehensive Community College Student Government Association shall be to provide the common welfare and represent all student government organizations within the North Carolina Community College System.

Minority Male Success Initiative

The purpose of the Minority Male Success Initiative is to address and increase the progression and completion rates of minority male students.

Service Learning

Service Learning a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities.

Student Activities

The role of student activites is to provide expanding opportunities for students through a variety of programming and experiences. We strive to complement the academic program of studies and to enhance the overall educational experience of students through development of, exposure to, and participation in intellectual, cultural, student leadership/advisory, social and recreational programs.

Student Leadership Development Program

The mission of the Student Leadership Development Program is to enhance leadership quality for community college students and increase their knowledge of soft skills to prepare them for professional and civic responsibilities. As a result of the program, each year 30 students will receive training in skills that will assist them in becoming better campus leaders, community citizens, and provide a smoother and successful transition into tomorrow’s workforce.

Student Life Advisory Board (SLAB)

The purpose of the Student Life Advisory Board (SLAB) is to provide guidance to North Carolina Community College System student development professionals in the area of student life and leadership, to communicate the importance of student life initiatives and programming, and to collect national best practices and distribute statewide.