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BioNetwork wins 2018 STEM Higher Education Program of the Year Award

The NC Community College System's BioNetwork received the 2018 STEM Higher Education Program of the Year Award on May 23.

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Peter Hans becomes ninth president of NC Community College System

On May 1, the State Board of Community Colleges elected Peter Hans, a leader with 20 years of experience in higher education policy and governance, as the ninth president of the North Carolina Community College System.

System Conference

Registration is open for the NC Community College System Conference!

Register for this year's bi-annual System Conference and join the 58 Strong Team!

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Strategic plan will guide NC Community College System through 2022

The State Board of Community Colleges has adopted a strategic plan to guide the NC Community College System through 2022. The plan is aimed at improving how community colleges provide high quality, accessible educational opportunities to North Carolinians.

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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.

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MyFutureNC to develop statewide attainment goal, education plan

The leaders of North Carolina’s public education systems have partnered to create myFutureNC, 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

Strategic Plan

The State Board of Community Colleges has adopted a strategic plan to guide the North Carolina Community College System through 2022.

Titled “Putting Education to Work,” the plan is aimed at improving how community colleges provide high quality, accessible educational opportunities to North Carolinians.

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Guide to Educational Opportunities

The System Catalog is your guide to educational opportunities in the NC Community College System.

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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. Additional resources and information are available directly through each service area:

Analytics and Reporting

Proprietary Schools

Board of Post-Secondary Credentials

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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.

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Success Stories

Brad Easter, Surry Community College, 2015 Academic Excellence Award Recipient