Nash Community College receives many requests for speakers throughout the year. In order to serve our community better (service areas include Nash and Edgecombe counties) and to facilitate some of the requests, the College is pleased to present its Speakers’ Bureau.
Dr. Bill Carver, President
Nash Community College
Nash Community College
American Women’s Studies
Dr. John Peacock
Dr. Keith Smith
Male Mentoring/Student Affairs
Wil Van der Meulen
Community Affairs oriented partnerships
MAPP [Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships] – A Nash County Health Department partner. MAPP is a community wide strategic planning process for improving public health. It also a method to help communities prioritize public health issues, identify resources for addressing them and take action.
ROCKY MOUNT JUMP OFF [a community partnership with Rocky Mount Police Department] –The purpose of the Jump Off event is three-fold: to provide a venue to celebrate education, to provide information on resources in the area to help students succeed, and to provide much needed school supplies to area students.
International Festival [city of Rocky Mount and Martin Luther King Jr. Commission] – This annual event highlights and celebrate the cultural diversity of Rocky Mount.
Project GRACE [Growing, Reaching, Advocating for Change & Empowerment] – A community partner. Project GRACE is a collaborative partnership working to eliminate health disparities in communities within Edgecombe and Nash counties.
WORD TABERNACLE CHURCH [faith based community partner]- Word Tabernacle Church plays an integral part in shaping young minds. Through its auxillaries, Word Tabernacle partners with the M.A.L.E. Initiative (NCC mentoring program).
WORLD VIEW – World View provides a comprehensive approach to global education. Through professional development and outreach services, World View engages educators in scholarly discourse to expand and deepen understandings of global issues and provides strategies for creating global learning environments. World View helps with rapid cultural and demographic changes in our classrooms and communities. In addition to seminars, workshops, symposia and online courses, World View offers on-site professional development and summer study visits.
Please contact Dr. Keith Smith, Associate Vice President of Community & Governmental Affairs at 252-451-8264 for request and information.