Meet the CCECC Team

Brigid Belko
Director of Experiential Learning

Brigid Belko joined the Center for Community Engagement & Career Competitiveness in January 2015. She works with Danville Community College, Piedmont Community College, and Averett faculty & staff to initiate and revitalize experiential learning on our campuses via internships and service-learning. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Rutgers University and a B.S. in Natural Resources with minors in Nonprofit Studies, Environmental Science, and Forestry from NC State University. Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of North Carolina- Greensboro in the Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations program., 434.791.5656

Angie McAdams
Director of Career Development

A native of Halifax County, Angie has lived in the Danville/Pittsylvania County region since 1996. She joined the Averett family in March 2015 after spending 13 years with Danville Community College. She graduated from Radford University with a B.S. in Sociology and Anthropology and also holds an M.S. in Sociology from Longwood University.   While at Radford, Angie was a member of the Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity.

Angie currently serves on several local advisory boards and is currently the board chair for the Danville Public Schools Adult & Career Education Advisory Board.   She is passionate about helping students attain a meaningful career and welcomes students to contact her for all career development needs., 434.791.5629 LinkedIn

Tia Yancey
Administrative Assistant

Tia Yancey was raised in Danville, and comes to Averett from Danville Community College. For five years she served as the Administrative Assistant for the college’s Counseling Department. Tia holds two degrees from DCC, one in Marketing and another in Business Management. Tia not only ensures that the Center’s operations run smoothly but also supports staff in working with internal and external stakeholders, including faculty, students and community partners., 434.791.7214