May 27, 2016
Northeast Lakeview College News
NLC Pathways Project Targets Pre-K Students
Dr. Hamilton, Vice President for Student Success, and Phillip Hicks, Director of High School Programs, visited Madison Elementary on May 19 as part of NLC’s Pathways Project. Two Pre-K classes participated in a book reading and NLC’s mascot distributed college coloring books. The Pathways Project is designed to bring the college experience to students all along the educational pathway (from Pre-K to high school). This visit is one of many NLC participated in at various elementary, middle, and high schools this academic year.
NLC Employee Named District-wide Employee of the Month
Tamika James, Coordinator of Student Success, was selected as the District-wide Employee of the Month for May 2016 and was recognized at the May 17 Board of Trustees meeting. She also received the April 2016 Employee of the Month Award at Northeast Lakeview College. She began at NLC as an Advisor in 2013 and in her current position, is responsible for overseeing the Welcome Center and the Call Center. Ms. James earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Central Missouri and a Master’s in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University.
College Hosts Spring Rush Fair
NLC hosted its Spring Student Opportunity Rush Fair coordinated by the NLC Office of Student Development, Leadership, and Activities Office, the event is held at the beginning of each Fall and Spring semester in an effort to provide students with engagement opportunities on campus. Students learn more about organizations and clubs on campus and other opportunities available to them. Additionally, local employers participated and provided information about current job opportunities. Some employers even provided on-site interviews. 33 groups participated in the two-day event to include student clubs, employers, and college/district departments. This Student Opportunity Rush Fair is one of many engagement opportunities offered to NLC each semester.
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