Learn More About NLC’s Second Annual Civil Rights Tour & Seminar Series

Due to health concerns the Civil Rights Tour has been rescheduled.   This April, North Lake College students will travel by bus to visit landmarks of the American Civil Rights Movement as part of the college's second Civil Rights Tour. The trip takes place April 2-5, with stops in Birmingham, Montgomery, and Selma, Alabama and Jackson, Mississippi. Students enrolled in certain ENGL, PSYC, ECON, PHIL, and HIST courses (listed at the end of this post) can earn extra credit for participating in the field trip. All currently enrolled NLC students can sign up to participate. This trip is an opportunity [...]

2020-03-12T13:04:34-05:00January 21st, 2020|Featured Courses|

This Hidden Career Path Creates Jobs and Changes Lives

When you go to the grocery, do you ever think about how everything got there? Not just that it came on a truck, but bigger questions: How did the store know what to order, and how much? How do they calculate demand and make sure everything arrives safely? Why does all the Halloween candy go on sale in August? The answer to all those questions is a field called logistics. Michael Gallaway calls logistics “invisible.” He would know: Before starting his 30-year career in the field, he didn’t know what logistics was. Gallaway only stumbled onto the subject thanks to [...]

2019-11-12T15:35:43-06:00November 12th, 2019|Faculty Spotlights, Featured Courses|

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|

Register for Spring!

Register now and: get the classes and instructors you want take advantage of shorter lines, if you register in person. enjoy more time to pay your tuition -- including flexible payment dates. reduce your stress by getting your classes scheduled before the break. ________________________________________________________ Important Registration Information Winter Term All students can register until the class start date. Spring 2020 Term Current students register November 19, 2019 - January 15, 2020. New students register November 25, 2019 - January 15, 2020. Full-term classes start January 21, 2020. View our schedules Spring 2020 Winter Term 2019 Continuing Education Spring 2020 Looking [...]

2020-01-08T09:58:49-06:00January 8th, 2019|Community College, Featured Courses, NoPost|

NLC Journalism Students Win Big at TCCJA Convention!

It was another great year for our journalism students at this year’s Texas Community College Journalism Association (TCCJA) Convention, which was held at Texas A&M University-Commerce on this past Friday, October 12. Students from both the college’s newspaper and literary magazine were awarded in more than 17 categories! View the complete list of winners below.  News-Register, Campus Newspaper First Place: Feature Writing: Cecilia Lenzen, “From Pilot to Professor" (Story about George Driscoll) Second Place: Feature Writing: Francesca Crawford, "Inspired by Literature" (Jared Westover profile) Sports Feature Writing: Deanna Swindell, "Pursuing Her Lifelong Dream" profile of Savanna Barron News Photo: Joanna [...]

2018-10-17T09:38:14-05:00October 15th, 2018|Featured Courses, Features|

Add a SAGE Scholars Honor to Your Degree

Stand out from the pack by adding a unique distinction to your diploma: North Lake College's SAGE Scholar honor. What is a SAGE Scholar, and why should I be one? The SAGE (Sustainability Awareness and Global Education) Scholars Program is an honor recognizing students who take classes with a focus on sustainability and real-world issues in global society, the world economy, and the environment. Students also complete volunteer community service. A SAGE Scholar honor can be added to any North Lake College associate degree. You can become a SAGE Scholar while taking all the courses you were planning to take [...]

2018-02-16T10:07:31-06:00February 16th, 2018|Featured Courses|

Embark on a Health Care Career

When most people think about careers in healthcare, they think of doctors, surgeons or nurses. But there are a whole world of in-demand healthcare jobs out there -- and many of them require only a certification. The term "Allied Health" refers to healthcare occupations which provide critical support for doctors and nurses as they treat patients. Pharmacy technicians, personal trainers, and those who handle specialized medical equipment can enter their fields with a certification from North Lake College. Allied Health and Health Professions programs provide students with quality, affordable, and accessible healthcare education and training to produce job-ready individuals who [...]

2018-04-19T11:10:55-05:00September 6th, 2017|Featured Courses|

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