NLC Theatre Presents One-Act Plays Set in Rural Texas

This article was originally published in the North Lake College News-Register. North Lake College Theatre Company will delight audiences this week by offering two plays by James McLure: Lone Star and Laundry and Bourbon. The fictional plays, which have only six characters each, are set in a tiny rural town in Texas named Maynard in the early '70s, where the characters are down and out in a number of ways. "McLure knows how to write comedy," said James Gammill, technical theatre director. "In this instance, it's something that is very specific to the culture of Texas." The two scripts are [...]

2019-10-30T16:09:51-05:00October 29th, 2019|Arts, Events|

Homecoming at North Lake College

The Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) is hosting its second annual homecoming celebration. This October, the seven colleges of DCCCD will welcome thousands of students, both past and present, to revel in all things fall fun. The celebration kicks off with the DCCCD's Distinguished Alumni and Pillar of the Community Award Ceremony on Friday, October 11 from 7 - 11 p.m. at Edison's in Dallas. North Lake College has lined up a list of events and activities on campus during October 14-17 for its There's No Place Like HOMEcoming themed celebration. Over the Rainbow: Crazy Sock Day* Monday, October [...]

2019-10-01T10:00:50-05:00October 1st, 2019|Community College, Events|

Attend the Veterans Mental Health Summit

In partnership with North Texas Veterans Administration Medical Services, the Veterans Mental Health Summit will take place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Eastfield College’s Pleasant Grove campus on Sept. 17, and at the North Lake College main campus on Sept. 20. The summit agenda both days will include a keynote speaker, three talk sessions, a resource fair and lunch for participants. The goal of the summit is to educate participants how to better attend to the mental health well-being of veterans, their families and other military-connected individuals. The summit is free to attend and open to DCCCD students, North Texas [...]

2019-09-11T12:53:38-05:00September 11th, 2019|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|

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|

Career Center Activities, Spring 2019

Join the North Lake College Career Center for the following events throughout the spring semester this year. February 12, 2019 – April 30, 2019                                              3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Facebook Live “Career Talk Tuesdays” - every Tuesday on Facebook Each Tuesday participants will have an opportunity to ask questions, receive advice regarding careers, and suggest new topics. Tune-in for Information on topics such as “Salary vs. Hourly Pay: Slamming the Stigma,” “Keys to Career Fair Success,” “Career Spotlight-NLC,” “Employer Highlight,” and more. Join First Year Advising & Career Development Tuesdays live on Facebook.   Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1 p.m. – [...]

2019-02-25T16:43:47-06:00February 22nd, 2019|Careers, Events|

Black History Month Events at NLC

This Black History Month, North Lake College will host two guest performances which demonstrate the vibrancy of African-American culture, plus a new seminar series for students preparing to travel on the Civil Rights Field Trip. All of these events are free to attend and open to the NLC community and the general public. Learn more about how to join the Civil Rights Field Trip. Bandan Koro African Drum and Dance Ensemble Performance Tuesday, February 12, 11 a.m. Student Life Center (H200) African American Read-In with special guest The Griot  Wednesday, February 27, 11 a.m. Student Life Center (H200) The Griot, Ms. Kijana [...]

2019-03-05T10:05:36-06:00February 1st, 2019|Events|

Fall 2018 Final Exam Schedule

Get ready for finals. Exam week is December 10-13, and the full schedule is here: Monday/Wednesday classes: 8:00-9:20 a.m. classes hold exams Mon., Dec. 10, 8:00-9:50 a.m. 9:30-10:50 a.m. classes hold exams Wed., Dec. 12, 9:30-11:20 a.m. 11:00 a.m.-12:20 p.m. classes hold exams Mon., Dec. 10, 11:00 a.m.-12:50 p.m. 12:30-1:50 p.m. classes hold exams Wed., Dec. 12, 12:30-2:20 p.m. 2:00-3:20 p.m. classes hold exams Mon., Dec. 10, 2:00-3:50 p.m. 4:15-5:35 p.m. classes hold exams Mon., Dec. 10, 4:15-6:05 p.m. 5:45-7:05 p.m. classes hold exams Wed., Dec. 12, 5:45-7:35 p.m. 7:15-8:35 p.m. classes hold exams Mon., Dec. 10, 7:15-9:05 p.m. Tuesday/Thursday [...]

2019-01-08T09:49:43-06:00October 31st, 2018|Events|

North Lake College Homecoming Events

Homecoming Kickoff Party 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday, October 27 Eddie Deen's Ranch The Dallas County Community College District will host the inaugural District-wide Homecoming celebration! That's right, we are celebrating with students, alumni, staff, faculty, and community supporters all across the district. This family-friendly event will have food trucks, games, prizes, music, and tons of fun! Register for the event online. Career Talk Tuesday 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 30 Facebook Live Each Tuesday, NLC's Career Center hosts Career Talk Tuesday on Facebook Live. This edition will feature alumni and focus on their experiences at North Lake College and [...]

2018-11-07T11:19:33-06:00October 17th, 2018|Community College, Events|
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