August 28, 2015
Northeast Lakeview College News
NLC Adopts Three Schoools in SCUCISD
Alamo Colleges - Northeast Lakeview College (NLC) and Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD (SCUCISD) to kick-off its Adopt-A-School Initiative for the 2015-2016 school year. Dr. Greg Gibson, Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD superintendent, and Dr. Craig Follins, Northeast Lakeview College president, partner to bring the college experience to SCUCISD students at all levels along the education pathway (from Pre-K to high school). NLC will adopt Corbett Junior High School, Schertz Elementary, and Rose Garden Elementary and during the next academic year, will provide mentoring to students at each of the three schools. The project will also include academic success skills, service learning, college campus visits to NLC, and other activities throughout the year. This is NLC’s second year with this initiative. Last year, the project impacted more than 2000 students in Judson ISD.
This year, the initiative aims to impact 2,500 students. SCUCISD is repeatedly one of NLC’s top 10 sender schools, with Steele High School being the top sender school last year.
Osborn Selected as Woman of Outstanding Leadership
Jennifer Osborn, Executive Assistant to the President, has been selected on behalf of University of the Incarnate Word and the International Women’s Leadership Association as Woman of Outstanding Leadership for 2015-2016. I will be recognized at a ceremony at UIW for my contributions to family, service, education, career and community. She was nominated and selected due to her ability to balance life in and out of the workplace, home, school, and community. Osborn will receive a stipend of $2,500 per semester (at UIW) to help her continue to pursue personal, educational, and professional development. She now becomes a lifetime member of the International Women’s Leadership Association
NLC Leaders Train as Quality Texas Examiners
Several members of the NLC leadership team participated in a two-day prep workshop on July 23-27. This group, along with individuals across Texas will participate in a three-day workshop in August to begin the process to become a Baldrige Examiner. Once the formal training and workshops are completed in August, participants will then receive their assignments. Participants are usually assigned to one or more projects during a one-year term.
NLC Hosts Quality Texas Examiner Training
Northeast Lakeview College was the host site for Quality Texas Examiner Training (August 11-13). Over 90 individuals from across Texas and across the country came to NLC to participate in the 3-day course to become Examiners (Reviewers) for Performance Excellence applicants. The program is part of the Baldrige approach to quality excellence and continuous improvement. 7 individuals, along with several from the Alamo Colleges District Offices and its sister colleges participated in the training.
Additionally, the training is also part of the Communities of Excellence initiative that NLC is embarking on with several local partners, including Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD, the City of Schertz, and Northeast Methodist Hospital, among others. The Communities of Excellence initiative provides an opportunity for businesses and organizations from a community to partner and together develop plans for continuous improvement and overall success.
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