As Dean of Student Success, Belinda Rivera is responsible for the direct oversight and leadership of several components of the Northeast Lakeview Student Success Division. She oversees the office of Admissions & Records, Advising Center, Assessment Center, Career Services & Job Placement, Recruitment, Transfer Services and the Welcome & Call Centers. Belinda Rivera has worked in higher education for over 25 years, 19 of those years working for the Alamo Colleges to include San Antonio College, Palo Alto College, Brackenridge Education & Training Center, District Financial Aid and Northeast Lakeview College. Through her years of experience she has worked in the areas of financial aid, academic advising, recruitment and retention, admissions and assessment.
Prior to her role as Dean of Student Success, Belinda served as the Director of Advising at NLC, implementing the new Alamo Advise Model, a case management advising model. She also served in the capacity of Coordinator of Recruitment at NLC, building the recruitment team from ground zero and implementing the College Connection Program. In 2010 she accepted the position of District Associate Director of Student Financial Services and was charged with deploying the Direct Student Loan Program for all Alamo Colleges.
Belinda was a member of the Class of 2011-2012 Alamo Colleges Leadership Academy for Success and was recognized for outstanding service as Employee of the Month in October of 2009. She is a member of The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), Texas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (TACRAO) and The College Access and Completion Summit Leadership Team. Her degrees include a Bachelor of Arts in Management from Our Lady of the Lake University and a Masters in Management and Leadership from Webster University.