Arbor Day Foundation Honors North Lake with Tree Campus USA® Recognition

North Lake College has been honored with 2019 Tree Campus USA® Recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to promoting healthy trees and engaging students and employees in the spirit of conservation. Our campus has met the five core standards for sustainable campus forestry required by Tree Campus USA, which include an established tree advisory committee, a campus tree-care plan, dedicated annual expenditures for its campus tree program, an Arbor Day observance, and the sponsorship of student service learning projects. “It is an honor to obtain this award for our seventh year,” said Chris Marrs, Senior Manager of [...]

2020-02-05T16:25:09-06:00February 5th, 2020|News, Sustainability|

NLC Welcomes National Organization, Truth

North Lake College (NLC) recently received a grant from the Truth Initiative organization to endorse and advocate a smoke-free campus by enlisting five percent of the student population, which is approximately 544 students. In 2003, there was only one smoke-free college campus nationwide, but in 2018, there are 1,475 smoke-free campuses, and we want NLC to join this growing list of those campuses! The Truth Initiative was established in 1998 as part of a Master Settlement Agreement between major U.S. tobacco companies and 46 states, the District Columbia and five territories. Sustainability Coordinator Brandon Morton and NLC Truth College Leaders Pascal [...]

2018-11-27T09:30:47-06:00October 24th, 2018|Campus Life, Community College, Sustainability|

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