Messages From the Chair

Community Support for Cordillo Program Center


NOC Chair, Dr. Narendra P Sharma made a presentation about the situation at the Cordillo Program Center where NOC serves children and families living in poverty. The Cordillo Courts Board wants NOC to terminate its afterschool program immediately. Dr. Doug

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NOC Chair, Dr. Narendra P. Sharma’s statement on issues relating to affordable housing in Hilton Head Island and Beaufort was read at a stakeholders meeting organized by the NBSC (National Bank of South Carolina) on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  Dr.

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NOC Chairman, Dr. Narendra Sharma gave a talk on  Overcoming poverty and income-inequality: A global and local imperative, to the Unitarian Church of the Lowcountry on November 12, 2016. …In his opening remarks, Dr. Sharma said that “We

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Sharma Addresses Local Group

Dr. Narendra Sharma, NOC Board Chair, recently gave a talk to the Unitarian Church of the Lowcountryon Overcoming poverty and income-inequality: A global and local imperative. …  Dr. Sharma noted that we live in a constant state of flux where

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Dear Friends:
I hope you, your family, and your friends enjoyed a happy 4th of July.
July 4th is a special day for us all … for Americans as well as for others who respect our core values of freedom,

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Words from the Chair

I visited NOC’s two Learning Centers in downtown Beaufort — Parkview and Marsh Pointe. I saw hope and optimism in the faces of the children who were there. After almost a year, these students are showing significant results in academic

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Speaking at the annual BSCD State of the Schools meeting, Dr. Narendra P. Sharma discussed the NOC business model, focusing on outreach, results, and impact in the broader context of poverty and the significant “achievement gap” in Beaufort County. He

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NOC Founder and Chair, Dr. Narendra P. Sharma, gave a keynote presentation at a workshop attended by representatives from 15 South Carolina foundations at the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry on October 24, 2014. Dr. Sharma’s talk focused on the

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Dr. Narendra P. Sharma, Founder and Chair, NOC, made a presentation to the Board of Education and senior staff of the Beaufort County School District on August 7, 2014, to discuss accomplishments of the NOC/BCSD partnership over the past five…

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Message from the Chair (January 1, 2014)

I am happy to report that the health of NOC is excellent as it enters 2014.
NOC is on a trajectory of expansion in keeping with its strategic goals and priorities for the next five years.  Clearly, NOC’s development approach

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