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Lessons on leadership and the future of community colleges from Catawba Valley Community College

Dr. Garrett Hinshaw became president of Catawba Valley Community College on August 6, 2006. Hinshaw had previously served as executive vice president of Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute. After a lengthy career in the North Carolina community college system, including being named President of the Year in 2015 by the North Carolina Community College State Board, Hinshaw shared his thoughts around some of the issues facing our community college system during our recent statewide blitz of our 58 community colleges.

What it takes to be prepared to serve as a community college president

A community college system in transition

A vision for our community college system

Discussing a statewide attainment goal

Nation Hahn

Nation Hahn is the director of growth for EducationNC.

Bryan Noreen
Bryan Noreen manages data and engagement on the Reach NC Voices initiative for EducationNC. He received his undergraduate in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his master’s in Business Analytics from the University of Tennessee. Bryan is from Apex, North Carolina and has an affinity for NC BBQ.