Connections Program Helps NLC Students Meet Basic Needs

If you're a student struggling to meet basic needs -- like food, shelter, or clothing -- North Lake College can help you find solutions with the confidential Connections program. Connections provides assistance to students via community resources. North Lake College is partnering with organizations like North Texas Food Bank, Irving Cares, and MetroCrest, and there are a variety of other community resources that can also help our students based on their individual needs. These issues are not easy to talk about. We understand that, and we value confidentiality and provide a judgment-free zone when discussing your personal difficulties as a [...]

2019-08-20T10:10:14-05:00April 30th, 2019|Advising, Services|

2019 Student Art Exhibit

North Lake College's art department currently presents the 2019 Student Art Exhibition through Wednesday, May 8 in the Art Gallery at the Central Campus. The student artwork exhibit includes a collection of 2D and 3D design, ceramics, computer graphics, digital image, drawing, painting and sculpture by NLC art students. The exhibition is free and open to the community. An artist reception will be held on Wednesday, May 1 at 7 p.m. in the Art Gallery. Light refreshments will be served. The NLC Art Gallery is open 8 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The campus is closed on Sunday. Art Gallery [...]

2019-05-21T11:56:04-05:00April 25th, 2019|Campus Life, Events|

Check Out NLC’s New Electronics Charging Stations

North Lake College's Central Campus is now equipped with brand-new charging stations for portable electronics. If your cell phone is running low on battery, head over to our blue "Charge Up" stations for a quick boost. Here's where to find the new charging stations: A building: Seven small charging stations on A400 level, two on A200 level, one station with small storage lockers at the Testing Center Library: Two power tables Cafeteria: Four small workstations, two power tables G building: One wall workstation on G300 level and another on G400 level Student Life Center: One station with small storage lockers, [...]

2019-05-21T12:02:32-05:00April 24th, 2019|News|

Spring Dance Concert

This spring's NLC student dance concert is presented in a reality TV-style format: First, the audience will watch a short video of early rehearsals from the practice rooms. Then the screen goes up and the finished dances are presented live. The nine performances showcase a variety of dance styles, plus songs from The Greatest Showman and A Star is Born. As always, the dance concert is completely free and open to the general public. April 17 and 18, 7 p.m. Performance Hall, Central Campus Choreography by NLC Dance Coordinator Brenda Parker-Braswell Find out more about dance classes at NLC.  

2019-04-08T16:06:31-05:00April 8th, 2019|Arts, Events|

Earth Week Festivities at NLC

Earth Day is a beloved part of the North Lake College calendar. That's why in 2019, for the second year in a row, we're not stopping at just one day -- we're planning over a week of free events and activities on campus and around Dallas.  The celebration concludes at Fair Park in downtown Dallas, when NLC attends the EarthX conference - one of the largest Earth Day celebrations in the world. Visit the North Lake College table from Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28. Learn more about attending EarthX. Sunday, April 21 Deadline to submit entries for the [...]

2019-04-29T15:26:16-05:00April 5th, 2019|Events|

An Inside Look at NLC’s Hydroponic Farming

Students in North Lake College's introductory biology class, BIOL 1406, don't just learn about plant life from a textbook. They get an introduction to gardening, too. On the second floor of NLC's C building, two hydroponics tables house an ever-growing collection of vegetables and herbs. The tables are tended by BIOL 1406 students in the Green Club, with help from science lab assistant Katelyn Miller and Green Club sponsors Amanda Mello and Jordan Sloop. Mint, basil, and other herbs grow on the NLC hydroponics table. Every semester students grow a different crop of produce. Right now they’re tending [...]

2019-06-06T14:51:49-05:00April 4th, 2019|Academics, Campus Life|

Sole Hope Project

At North Lake College, we want our students to be involved as global citizens in the local community and beyond. One of the projects we have worked on to engage our Blazers on real world issues is the Sole Hope Project. NLC has worked with the organization Sole Hope to collect denim donations to help make shoes for Ugandan children since Fall 2016. In the last 2 years, North Lake, in partnership with Richland College, has made over 1,000 shoes. We are kicking off the 3rd annual project this year, and you can join us in making a difference! Sole [...]

2019-04-24T10:41:17-05:00April 4th, 2019|Events|

Get Ready to Walk the Stage at Graduation

Are you planning to graduate at this spring's ceremony on May 17? Congratulations! Let's make sure you have everything you need to walk the stage. First, make sure you'll be able to graduate. Find out how you can double-check that you've met all the graduation requirements and are ready to go. Any questions? Send an email to with Ready to Graduate in the subject line. Get your name in the graduation program. Submit the quick and easy Graduation Participation Form. You must submit this form by Friday, April 19 to have your name appear in the program. If you submit the form between [...]

2019-04-24T10:41:23-05:00April 3rd, 2019|Events|
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