NLC Named 2024 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges Award Winner

April 11, 2024

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education along with the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) is pleased to announce that Northeast Lakeview College has been named a 2024 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges.


The award focuses on workplace staffing practices, and work environment.  The research team uses a web-based survey approach to examine categories such as family friendliness, salary/benefits, and professional development opportunities to determine the list. 18 community colleges made the most Promising Places to Work for 2024 and are as follows (in alphabetical order):


  • Arapahoe Community College
  • Bergen Community College
  • Chemeketa Community College
  • College of the Mainland
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville
  • Garden City Community College
  • GateWay Community College (Arizona)
  • HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College
  • Hudson County Community College
  • Malcolm X College
  • McLennan Community College
  • Montgomery County Community College
  • Northeast Lakeview College
  • Olive-Harvey College
  • Palo Alto College
  • Prince George's Community College
  • San Antonio College
  • Philip’s College


“Northeast Lakeview College has been recognized with this honor annually since 2019 and is committed to one of its values of Respect for All”, says Dr. Veronica Garcia, Northeast Lakeview College president. We are committed to be a transformative force and meet the dynamic and diverse needs of the communities that we serve.”



The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) is a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching, learning, and leadership at community and technical colleges. NISOD provides budget-friendly, high-quality, and faculty-focused programs and resources for community and technical colleges that want to make the most of their professional development dollars. For over 40 years, NISOD has aligned a wide array of benefits with the needs of our members, which explains why the American Association of Community Colleges named NISOD, “The country’s leading provider of professional development for community college faculty, staff, and administrators.” Visit for more information about NISOD.


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Since 1984, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has been the nation’s premier publication covering the issues pertaining to underrepresented minorities in American higher education. Reaching more than 200,000 readers biweekly, Diverse has been recognized for its in-depth news coverage, provocative commentary, insightful special reports, and original research.