May 10, 2022
Isothermal Community College (ICC) doesn’t stop at providing nearly free higher education for students in western North Carolina. Its mission is to improve lives through learning.
May 2, 2022
Communities Supporting Schools of Wayne County understands that to increase postsecondary educational attainment, you have to start working with students as early as elementary school.
Apr 22, 2022
Wilson Education Partnership looks for programs and initiatives that will most benefit the students, teachers, and business community in Wilson, NC.
Apr 6, 2022
Boys and Girls Club of Henderson County (BGCHC) believes school-age is a critical time to influence young people on their path to success.
Mar 4, 2022
Wake Forest University, one of the five participants in IEI's educational attainment community cohort, offers a range of programs designed to help prepare middle and high school students for college or a career by exposing them to many possibilities for their futures.
Feb 25, 2022
Bringing Back the Blue Light Special Just down the road from IEI’s offices at NC State sits a hulking slab of 60’s style concrete with a giant “K” on the side…
A recap of the Rural Faith Communities recent work and a look ahead to spring gatherings.
Feb 24, 2022
Prosperity for all, "careers for all" mindset, and relational work: IEI Assistant Director and forum lead Pat Cronin reflects on key takeaways from the 2022 Emerging Issues Forum that focused on educational attainment in NC.
Jan 28, 2022
Responding to a Punch in the Face North Carolina’s educational attainment initiative, myFutureNC, is, and has been, in my opinion, the best organized, best imagined public policy initiative in our…
Dec 21, 2021
A Christmas Pivot Note: In our October Digest Word from the Director, Leslie looked at the state’s emerging workforce challenge through a traditional economic development lens. This month, as we…