Here’s How to Email Your Professors

This article is a shortened, edited version of a story written by Colleen Flaherty and published at InsideHigherEd.com. Somewhere between birth and college, students hopefully learn how to compose concise, grammatically correct emails. Often they haven't. So many professors now explicitly teach students how to email them at the start of the academic year. Approaches vary. A number of professors use specific reference documents, like a pointer webpage called “How to Email a Professor” posted by Michael Leddy in 2005, which has been accessed from 135 countries and territories. Biologist Amy B. Hollingsworth wrote “Five Ways to Get a Busy [...]

2019-09-06T15:14:48-06:00September 6th, 2019|Academics|

How to Get Ready for the First Day of Class at Community College

by Brian Reinhart, NLC staff Class begins on August 26. If this is your first semester in college, you're probably wondering: is there anything I should do before class starts? Do I need to get ready? College classes should not be intimidating, and your first class will introduce you to most of the things you need to know. But we do have a few tips for you as you prepare to enter your first semester: Know where your classes are on campus. On my first day of college, I turned up late to my first class because I went to [...]

2019-08-20T13:40:55-06:00August 6th, 2019|Academics, Services|

Register now!

Don't let the summer slip away! Get the professors you want, the classes you need, the times you choose--the perfect schedule for you. Skip the lines, too. It's all as easy as registering right now. North Lake College students can register now for both Summer and Fall 2019 courses. Summer registration closes when the specific classes begin. Fall registration will close on August 21 for classes beginning August 26. More Information: View the summer 2019 credit class schedule View the fall 2019 credit class schedule View the Continuing Education (non-credit) class schedules Registration dates and other important info NLC admissions [...]

2019-08-26T11:54:02-06:00June 1st, 2019|Academics|

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 [...]

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

Secure Your Future, Prepare for the Red Hat Systems Administrator Certification

Red Hat is considered the gold standard by many IT professionals due to its scalability, flexibility, cost and security features, as a result the need for employees with training and certification as Red Hat system administrators is on the rise. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, certified system administrator jobs are expected to grow 6 percent through 2026, as firms continue to invest in technology and mobile networks. A recent salary survey by Indeed*, indicates an average salary for Linux system administrators of $66,244 in the Dallas area. North Lake College (NLC) is one of the few [...]

2019-01-16T10:17:43-06:00January 16th, 2019|Academics, Community College, Featured Courses|

North Lake Collegiate Academy Now Accepting Applicants!

Plans are underway at North Lake College in Irving to launch a new collegiate academy to offer incoming ninth-graders in Irving and across Dallas County the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and college degree in two years, tuition free. The North Lake Collegiate Academy, a partnership of North Lake College and Dallas ISD, will offer courses and career pathways in public service, criminal justice and business administration. Parents and students from Irving and across the metroplex can obtain details at two information sessions planned for 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17 and Jan. 24, at North Lake, [...]

2019-04-01T13:48:09-06:00January 15th, 2019|Academics, Community College|
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