North Lake College Celebrates Black History Month: Let’s Talk About Hair

From afros and press and curls to wigs and weaves, hair has historically been a form of expression for African American women. But there’s definitely more to hair than meets the eye in African American culture. Watch and read below to learn more.      <span data-mce-type="bookmark" style="display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;" class="mce_SELRES_start"></span> Administrative Assistant Ta' Rae S. explains in a self written poem why she chooses to wears her hair the way she does.   Ixchel F.Staff Development SpecialistGeneration: Y "I think for a long time we were ashamed of our hair. It's not [...]

2019-03-05T10:05:03-06:00February 22nd, 2019|Community College, Employees|

North Lake College Celebrates Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, North Lake College has created a series of blog posts and videos to dispel stereotypes while celebrating cultural diversity in the African American community. We strongly encourage you to share these stories and to join in on the conversation.   LET'S TALK ABOUT... NAMES Do some African American names reflect history and culture, or simply parents’ creativity? Who influences their selection? How do these names, and the stereotypes which persist about them, affect the lives of their bearers? We sat down with a group of African American women to discuss these questions and more. Read [...]

2019-03-05T10:04:35-06:00February 22nd, 2019|Arts, Community College, Employees, Features, News, People|

Career Center Activities, Spring 2019

Join the North Lake College Career Center for the following events throughout the spring semester this year. February 12, 2019 – April 30, 2019                                              3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Facebook Live “Career Talk Tuesdays” - every Tuesday on Facebook Each Tuesday participants will have an opportunity to ask questions, receive advice regarding careers, and suggest new topics. Tune-in for Information on topics such as “Salary vs. Hourly Pay: Slamming the Stigma,” “Keys to Career Fair Success,” “Career Spotlight-NLC,” “Employer Highlight,” and more. Join First Year Advising & Career Development Tuesdays live on Facebook.   Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1 p.m. – [...]

2019-02-25T16:43:47-06:00February 22nd, 2019|Careers, Events|


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