May 2018 – NLC Named 1 of Top 10 Most Admired Colleges and Universities
Recognized as one of the 10 Most Admired Colleges and Universities to Watch in 2018, institutions are recognized for student engagement, faculty-student ratio, teaching quality, educational and curricular facilities, events and cultural programs, career opportunities, ethical knowledge, and a wide variety of other factors. These colleges and universities were recognized in "The Knowledge Review" publication.
October 2017 Les Germer, Coordinator of College Technology, completed his first year of the Community College Business Officers (CCBO) Leadership Academy
The Leadership Academy is a two-year program that provides an opportunity for current and aspiring community college business officers and other administrative services employees to enhance their knowledge on the various intricacies of the chief business officer leadership role. The Academy’s goal is to provide participants with the knowledge of best practices of leadership within a community college.
October 2017 NLC Speech Professor Named Community College Educator of the Year
Barbara Mayo, assistant professor of speech, received the Community College Educator of the Year Award from the Texas Speech Communication Association (TSCA). Each district, represented by the TEA Regions, can submit a nominee. The nominees are required to submit a portfolio which includes their contribution to the organization and letters of support from students and colleagues. The nominees were announced at the TSCA luncheon, and she received her award at the President’s Reception. Mayo has held a number of different offices in TSCA including President in 2007-2008.
October 2017 NLC Advisor Named New Professional of the Year
Ahmet Aksoy, NLC Advisor, was recently named 2017 New Professional of the Year for The Texas Association of College and University Student Affairs Personnel Association (TACUSPA). He was also recognized at the October First Friday meeting as the recipient of the inaugural Staff Senate Scholarship.
May 2017 NLC Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Receives Five-Star Designation
Congratulations to the members and the sponsors of Beta Sigma Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society for its recent recognition as a Five Star Chapter, the highest level distinction. The advisors of the NLC chapter are Dr. Dollie Hudspeth and Regina Espree. The advisors played a critical role in helping the NLC Chapter move from three to five stars in just two years.
October 2016 Dr. Tangila Dove Recognized for Her Leadership in Business Organization
At the recent 34th Annual Conference, the Community College Business Officers (CCBO) recognized Dr. Tangila Dove, Vice President of College Services, for her leadership. Dove, served as the presiding president (2015-2016) and during her leadership, the membership structure changed to a tiered structure, memberships and business partners increased, and sponsorships doubled. Also, for due diligence of the association, Dr. Dove led a Request for Proposal for Association Management Services that finalized on September 28, 2016 with CCBO remaining with their current vendor.
August 2016 NLC Graduate Receives Prestigious Terry Scholarship
2016 NLC graduate, Edgar Acevedo-Banuelos, was awarded the Terry Scholarship to attend The University of Texas San Antonio in Fall 2016. As a Terry Transfer Scholar, he is one of 20 transfer students to receive a full scholarship to attend UTSA. Terry Transfer Scholars receive $16,200 per year for up to 3 years and one additional study abroad semester. Terry Scholars commit to giving back to the university, the community, and the Terry Foundation. The "pay it forward" commitment seeks to empower both current and future generations of Terry Scholars. Edgar is majoring in Electrical Engineering at UTSA and is also enrolled in the Air Force ROTC program. Mr. Acevedo-Banuelos is the third NLC student to receive this scholarship.
April 2016 Northeast Lakeview College is First Institution in San Antonio to offer the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) exam
TOEIC tests are the international standard for assessing an individual's English-language proficiency level for the workforce, measuring how well a potential employee can apply their English-language skills in a practical working environment. Currently, nearly 14,000 organizations use TOEIC scores to build a stronger workforce. In addition, job seekers trust TOEIC scores to differentiate themselves in a competitive job market. TOEIC assessments measure all four language skills and provide descriptions of a test taker's strengths and weaknesses that can be used to inform critical hiring and placement decisions. Furthermore, the TOEIC testing process is standardized, so organizations can use TOEIC test scores to place, develop and promote employees from and within any country or region in the world. For more information on the TOEIC test, visit www.ets.org/toeic
March 2016 Two NLC Students Recognized at State Capitol
Kayla Castro and Juan Ortiz were named to the All Texas Academic 2016 Team by the Community/Technical Colleges Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and were recognized as part of the top students from two-year colleges in Texas who are chosen for outstanding academic achievement and exemplary community service. They were honored with students from other Alamo Colleges and other community/technical colleges across the state at a ceremony at the State Capitol in Austin, TX on March 25. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the honor society for students attending community and technical colleges. Read more about Castro and Ortiz and their future plans here.
March 2016 VPCS Named Luminary Woman of San Antonio
Dr. Tangila Dove, Vice President of College Service, was recognized by Leadership Texas as a “Luminary Woman of San Antonio.” Dr. Dove is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Texas. As a “Luminary Woman of San Antonio,” Dove is one of several women in the area that represent future leadership in San Antonio. Leadership Texas is a program of Leadership Women, Inc. Leadership Texas and was established in 1983 and provides educational and development opportunities to high potential women who seek to advance as leaders and expand their knowledge of the diverse dynamics, issues, challenges and opportunities that impact their work and their communities.
November 2015 NLC VPCS Elected President of International Business Officers Organization
Dr. Tangila Dove, Vice President of College Services, was elected the 2015-16 President for Community College Business Officers (CCBO). CCBO is committed to providing educational and professional support, networking opportunities, and timely trend and demographic information for business officers representing community colleges in U.S. and in Canada. Dove has been a member of this organization for more than five years.
August 2015 JECA Named One of the Nation’s Top High School
The Judson Early College Academy (JECA) was ranked by Newsweek as one of the nation’s top high schools. Ranked as 152/500 nationally, it was listed as 11th in Texas. The study considered some 16,000 high schools, public and charter, across the country. The JECA program model has been studied and replicated at other campuses in other school districts because of its academic success.
March 2015 NLC Named Best Educational Facility
For the second year in a row, Northeast Lakeview College was recognized by the Live Oak Economic Development Corporation as the Best Educational Facility in the northeast San Antonio/Bexar County region. The City of Live Oak Economic Development Corporation understands the importance of all types of businesses to the growth and development of smaller cities that surround San Antonio and has developed the BEST OF program to recognize those businesses that have contributed to continued economic growth in Live Oak, TX. Awards are given in 22 categories annually and businesses are voted on by local residents. This is NLC’s third recognition in this BEST OF program.
January 2015 Vice President Named Delta Woman of the Year
Dr. Debbie Hamilton, vice president for student success at NLC, was honored as Delta Woman of the year by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. This honor is given each year by the members of the San Antonio Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta to a member who has distinguished herself as an outstanding contributor to the sorority. One of Dr. Hamilton's notable contributions is her work with the Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence (EMBODI) Conference that Northeast Lakeview College, St. Philip's College, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority jointly sponsor each year at St. Philip's College.