Barber-Scotia College Institutes

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Institute for Business and Entrepreneurial Enhancement

a. Introduce students and others to    

    business careers through one-week institutes, seminars and workshops

b. Introduce students and others to certificate and degree program in business

c. Expose secondary school students to basic business principles and encourage 

    entrepreneurship (Biz Kidz Program)

d. Establish an incubator for the purpose of solving business problems 

    and maintaining innovation

e. Innovation and Collaboration Labs

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Institute for Interdenominational Leadership

a. Introduce clergy and laity to leadership and administrative training 

b. Assist religious leaders to develop a holistic approach to the ministry and 

    community outreach

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Institute for Public Policy and Community Affairs

a. Invite speakers to discuss topics related to Democratic Governance and 

    Innovation, International Affairs, Human Rights Policy, Public Leadership, etc.

b. Introduce students and others to best practice in public administration

c. Assist with shaping the direction of public policy in North Carolina and the  

    United States of America through candidate forums

d. Foster and promote an “Executive Education Program” to collaborate with  

    faculty and peers, who share a vision of making the world community a better  place to live


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Pathways to Success for Nontraditional Students

a. BARBER-SCOTIA AFTER DARK- earn a college degree by attending classes in the 

    evenings 

b. INSTITUTE FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS-  The overall goal of the 

    program is to improve the English language skills of English Learner students 

c. THE COLLEGIATE PREPARATORY INSTITUTE- Joint GED and bachelor's degree 

    program 


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Institute for Renewable Energy Exploration and Executive Training

a. Foster the concept of energy security

b. Create awareness regarding climate change

c. Introduce ways to protect the environment

d. Create network opportunities

e. Promote clean energy and make it more affordable

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Mary McLeod Bethune Institute for Educational Equity and Social Justice

a. Conduct, coordinate, collect and evaluate research in all areas related  

    to educational equity and social justice

b. Provide a sitting for educational programs related to equity and social 

    justice

c. Serve as a state and national resource for information related to educational    

    equity and social justice

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