HEALTHY PLACES NC
is a place-based initiative of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust aimed at improving the health and overall quality of life for people in rural areas of North Carolina Beaufort, Burke, Halifax, McDowell, Rockingham, and Edgecombe-Nash counties,.
Our goal is to have a real impact on major health challenges for the long term. Projects to improve health will be locally led.
See the Healthy Places NC Fact Sheet here.
COMMUNITY COLLEGES AS CHANGE AGENTS
can directly influence their communities through the provision of services and educational instruction directly to those most closely aligned with the campus - the students who attend the institution and the faculty and staff who work there.
Colleges can provide a wide variety of services to the communities they serve as an extension of their educational mission.
Read MDC's full report here.
WELCOME TO THE LEARNING NETWORK
our space for collaboration, interaction, and innovation amongst the Healthy Places NC community colleges providing education and access to resources for improved health and wellness outcomes on campus and in their rural communities.
Explore the site to engage with health and wellness initiatives at the community colleges, to access our newsletters and resources, and to connect within this network of community colleges.