Previous Awards

October 2015 More than $500K in Scholarships Awarded
Northeast Lakeview College awarded over $516K in scholarship dollars to more than 400 students in FY 2016. The 2016 total demonstrates an increase of 6.0% from FY 2015. 

May 2015 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award Recipients Announced 
Julie Nichols, Library Instructor, and Susan Kazen, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, were awarded the John & Suanne Roueche Award for 2015. The award recognizes leaders in the community college field. John & Suanne Roueche were early proponents of the idea that teachers have a major responsibility for how well students perform in the classroom. Nichols and Kazen are the only two Alamo Colleges’ employees to receive this recognition in 2015.

November 2015 NLC-PR Recognized in Two Award Categories
The Northeast Lakeview College Public Relations Office received two Medallion Awards from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR). NLC PR was recognized in two different categories and received a gold award in the category of electronic/digital media and a silver award in the community relations category. This marks the 8th award for Northeast Lakeview College Public Relations from this organization since 2008.

September 2015 Speech Professor Receives Starfish Award for 2015
Dr. Archie Wortham, associate professor of speech at NLC, received the Starfish Award for 2015. The award is given to a faculty or staff member at Northeast Lakeview College who has made a significant impact to a student or students. Nominations for the Starfish Award are written and submitted by students.

August 2015 NLC Employee Selected as Women of Outstanding Leadership 2015-2016
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. Osborn was recognized for her 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.

July 2015 College Establishes Monarch Waystation
Monarch Watch, a nonprofit education outreach program based at the University of Kansas, awarded a “Bring Back the Monarchs” Grant to Northeast Lakeview College. NLC will receive 32 milkweed plants to begin a butterfly and pollinator garden at the college. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has provided funds for the milkweed project and Monarch Watch is distributing the grants. The grant was coordinated by Linda Plevak NLC Librarian and students in the Biology II for science majors classes will monitor the health of the milkweed and collect data on monarch eggs, instars, and butterflies. Results will be sent to contribute to ongoing scientific studies about monarchs and other pollinator species. The goal is to give students real-world experience as citizen scientists.

May 2015 Adopt-a-School Initiative Wins League for Innovation Award
The League for Innovation recognized the Adopt-A-School Initiative and is designed to recognize innovative programs, practices, partnerships, policies, and activities that improve the ability of institutions to serve students and the community, and to honor the faculty, staff, and administrators who have created and implemented them. These innovations reflect capstone achievements and the spirit of innovation and experimentation. Granting this award provides a venue for showcasing these innovations and the dedicated community college educators who strive for excellence on a daily basis. Winning innovations should meet one or more of the following criteria: quality, efficiency, cost effectiveness, replication, creativity, and timeliness. 

March 2014 English Instructor Receives Academic Excellence Award
Jennifer Riske, Instructor of English, received the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award and was recognized as one of the recipients at the recent League for Innovation Conference in Boston, MA. She is the first recipient of the award from Northeast Lakeview College. This is the second annual event for the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards that highlights the best and brightest teachers and leaders in higher education.

October 2011 NLC Public Relations Receives Two Medallion Awards
The Northeast Lakeview College Public Relations Department was recognized by the National Council of Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) and received two Medallion Awards; one in the computer-generated illustration category and another for a successful communications campaign.