Registration for Moving Mountains, NC Community College Advising Conference is now LIVE!

Visit our 2023 Annual Conference page for the registration form and additional conference details.

2023 Annual Conference

May 31st- June 2nd, 2023

Asheville- Buncombe Technical Community College, Asheville, NC

Presentation proposals are now being accepted for the North Carolina Community College Advising Association (N3C2A) Spring 2023 Conference

The deadline for proposal submission is Friday, March 31, 2023.  Applicants will be notified by the review committee’s decision on April 6th. Please contact the N3C2A board with any questions about proposal submissions.

Submit your proposal HERE

N3C2A ‘Social Hour’ @ NC Community College System Conference

Join N3C2A Board members for a post conference social hour at Crank Arm Brewery!

Monday, October 10th, 2022

7:30 pm


319 W Davie Street Raleigh, NC 27601

National Advising Day Kickoff

September 30, 2022

Surry Community College

10 a.m. – 4: 00 p.m.

This event is a collaborative partnership between the North Carolina Community College Advising Association (N3C2A), the College Transfer Program Association (CTPA), and the Adult Educators Association (AEA). We welcome all staff and faculty that are involved in the work of advising to participate in our event. There will be content that addresses the needs of continuing education, college and career readiness, and curriculum areas.

To register for our event, please click on this link to provide your information:

Registration will be limited to the first 125 participants registered. The deadline for registration is September 9, 2022. The tentative agenda is attached to assist with your college travel requests.


Friday, 9/30/2022

10:00WelcomeDr. David Shockley, President, Surry Community College
10:15The Impact of AdvisingSurry Community College Students
10:30TAC ResultsJenn Gardner Selby
11:00Advising Leadership Associations ActivityAdult Educators Association, College Transfer Program Association & NC Community College Advising Association
11:30Transforming Advising and Coaching with PurposeBill Johnson
12:30Working Lunch: Credit for Prior Learning in the Advising WorldAshley Morrison and Forrest Lineberry
  1:30Concurrent Sessions Advising Administrators Networking SessionNew Advisor Networking SessionIELCE  Sherri Alston Bri Blackwood Penny Wacaster and Stacy Buff
    2:20Concurrent Sessions Dual EnrollmentBaccalaureate Degree Plans   Transition from ABE to CE/CU   Current Research on Vertical Transfer in NC  Melissa Recknor and Aaron Mabe Chris Ziemba-Tolbert and Eric Fotheringham Claudia Farnandez and James Thomas Mark D’Amico and Dr. Paul Holliday-Millard
3:30ActivityBill Johnson
 4:00  Optional Wine Tasting 

Presentation Slides

UNCW Tour Information

10am-12pm- Friday, June 10th 

Fisher University Union 4855 Price Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403

See below for event details and parking instructions from UNCW!

Event Overview:

Beginning just after 10 a.m., several of our campus partners, including representatives from Watson College of Education, the College of Health & Human Services, the College of Arts & Sciences, Cameron School of Business, University College and the Honors College, will share special program highlights and updates with you to showcase all the new happenings at UNCW. Following the presentation, we will have our team of tour guides eager to lead you in an abbreviated campus tour. Throughout the event, we hope you all will enjoy the breakfast hors d’oeuvres we will have available. The items we will have include:

  • Seasonal Fruit Platter
  • Yogurt Parfaits
  • Bacon
  • Sausage Links
  • Mini Quiches
  • Mini Muffins
  • Donut Holes
  • Assorted beverages including coffee, tea, juice, and water.

Directions and Parking:

The event will be taking place in the Fisher University Union 4855 Price Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403. I have attached an image highlighting the building, as well as the visitor parking lot that we are asking all guests to park in for this event.  After parking, guests will walk North-West, crossing Price Drive, to arrive at Fisher University Union. Once inside, the room is located on the 2nd floors, directly in front of the staircase. For more directions on campus, please click here to use our interactive campus map or access a printable map. 


Please join us for our Summer 2022 Statewide Advising Conference, “Unstoppable: The Next Wave of Advising”, hosted by the N3C2A Board of Directors. 

This conference will offer participants a variety of concurrent sessions and networking opportunities related to advising.

*Masks optional*

Thursday, June 9th, 8: 30 am- Friday, June 10th, 12: 00 pm

*To participate in the optional Friday morning portion of the conference, please sign up HERE

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE– DAY 1, Thursday, June 9th

9:00 am – 9:30am
Networking with Coffee/Tea

9:30-10:00 am
Presidential Welcome & Opening Remarks (Daniels Hall)


Concurrent Sessions 1: 10:00-10:50 a.m.
Challenges Facing African American Students in Community Colleges
Creating Individualized Student Maps, Facilitating the CCR>CE/CU Transition ThroughJobs Corp Grant
Cape Fear Community College Marine Technology Tour

Concurrent Sessions 2: 11:00-11:50 a.m.
Do It For the Culture!
Redefining Student Success Through Transformational Advising
Advising Model Presentation

Cape Fear Community College Marine Technology Tour

Lunch 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. -Provided

Concurrent Sessions 3: 1:00 – 1:50 p.m.
Rise in Mental Health During the Pandemic – How Academic Advisors can Energize,Encourage, and Empower
Wayne CC & Partnership Teach: Connecting to improve educational opportunities for allstudents
Advising Administration Roundtable

Concurrent Sessions 4: 2:00 – 2:50 p.m.
Find Your Why, Find Your Way to a Better Life and a Better You
Advising Early College as Transfer
Increasing Equitable Practices for Student Success
“They’re Here… Now What? What to know about advising first year students”

Closing Remarks 3:00 – 3:10 p.m.
Jenn Gardner Selby, N3C2A Chair

“Social Hour” at the Flytrap Brewery Beer Garden

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Swing by for a post conference beverage at Flytrap Brewing! The brewery is within walking distance from Cape Fear CC and we have reserved a portion of the beer garden for conference attendees.

Flytrap Brewing 319 Walnut St, Wilmington, NC 28401

*Food trucks will be available. Drinks and Food are on your own*

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE– DAY 2, Friday June 10th- *Optional Event*

*To participate in this portion of the conference, you must SIGN-UP*

Breakfast & Transportation to UNC Wilmington on Your Own

10:00 am – 10:10am
Opening Remarks Dr. Cristy Holmes, N3C2A Vice-Chair

10:15-12:00 p.m.
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Tour & Information Session

Surrounding Hotels

Hampton Inn Wilmington Downtown
225 Grace St, Wilmington, NC 28401

Courtyard by Marriott Wilmington Downtown/Historic District
229 N 2nd St, Wilmington, NC 28401

Embassy Suites By Hilton Wilmington Riverfront
9 Estell Lee Place, Wilmington, NC, NC 28401, US

Holiday Inn Wilmington-Market St. 5032 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405

Cape Fear Community College

Let’s make something beautiful together.