North Lake College Employee Giving Campaign 2019

The 2019 North Lake College Employee Giving Campaign kicks off on Conference Day, Friday, August 24 and runs through October 1. Donate now. North Lake College funding priorities North Lake has identified three student-focused funding priorities as the focus of the 2019 campaign. Your donations will directly impact students who need help paying for tuition, books, travel funds, emergency expenses, and other college-related assistance. You can donate to any or all of the following funds:   --General Scholarship Fund --Blazer Fund --Food Pantry Fund   Find out more about NLC funding priorities. You can also donate to one of the [...]

2019-08-21T15:51:53-06:00August 21st, 2019|Employees, NoPost|

Adjunct Faculty Job Fair

Adjunct Faculty Job Fair Saturday, July 13, 2019 G Building, 4th Floor (view campus map) 9 a.m.-12 p.m. North Lake College is seeking qualified professionals to teach courses in the following areas: -- Math and Developmental Math -- Biology -- Chemistry -- Physics -- Geology -- Environmental Biology -- Speech -- Music (French Horn) -- Choir -- English -- Developmental Reading and Writing -- ESL* -- Criminal Justice** -- Workforce Technology Basic minimal requirements for all positions include a master’s degree and 18 graduate hours in the discipline the candidate is applying for. Some positions may require commuting to and [...]

2019-08-05T15:54:24-06:00June 17th, 2019|Employees|

North Lake College Celebrates Pride Month

In celebration of Pride Month, North Lake College has created and curated a series of videos and articles to educate, dispel myths, and highlight issues regarding the LGBTQ community. We strongly encourage you to view this information, share these stories, and join in on the conversation.  LET'S TALK ABOUT... Language is Important A useful starting point for understanding the LGBTQ community is understanding the language. Check out this list of terms to help you be in the know.           Photo: CNN.com It's Pride Month. Here's what you need to know. "If you've noticed more rainbow [...]

North Lake College Celebrates Black History Month: Exploring the Influence of Church in the African American Experience

Nothing is more powerful than the black church experience. A good choir and a good sermon in the black church; it’s pretty hard not to be moved and be transported.- President Barack Obama It could be easily argued that no institution carries more influence, power and importance in the African American community than the church. Since the days of slavery and even now, many African Americans continue to turn to the church as not only a place to commune with God and fellowship with family and community, but as a refuge and safe haven from the injustices of everyday life. [...]

2019-02-27T16:28:06-06:00February 25th, 2019|Community College, Employees|

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|

What’s in a Name? Exploring the Rhyme and Reason Behind African American Names

“If I’m gonna tell a real story, I’m gonna start with my name.” -- Kendrick Lamar Ask almost any African American the age-old question what’s in a name, and you’re sure to hear a variety of interesting – and surprising – answers. 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. Being unique is important Just as with hair, [...]

2019-03-05T10:05:34-06:00February 14th, 2019|Community College, Employees, Features, People|

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

We asked a group of African Americans to share times and situations in their lives when they have experienced racial discrimination, including the first time they realized they could be treated differently based on their race. Below is what they shared.     <span data-mce-type="bookmark" style="display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;" class="mce_SELRES_start"></span>     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 [...]

2019-03-04T09:12:58-06:00February 10th, 2019|Community College, Employees|

Celebrate With Us! 40th Anniversary Time Capsule Dedication Ceremony!

Don't miss this truly once in a lifetime opportunity to commemorate North Lake College's 40th anniversary!   April 24, 2018 at 2 p.m. North Lake College Central Campus 5001 N. MacArthur Blvd. Irving, Texas 75038 in the lower gallery (by the bookstore) Join us as we place items representing a day in the life of NLC students, employees and community partners in a time capsule. The capsule will be sealed into a wall until the year 2058-- our 80th anniversary! The celebration will feature a short program with remarks from North Lake College President, Dr. Christa Slejko, memories shared by former [...]

2018-05-02T12:11:37-06:00April 18th, 2018|Campus Life, Employees, Events|
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