July 1, 2015
Northeast Lakeview College News
NLC Students To Participate in Male Student Leadership Summit
Northeast Lakeview College (NLC) recently joined the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) National Consortium on College Men of Color that will enhance NLC’s commitment to improving the success of historically underrepresented and underserved students, including men of color. As part of NLC’s commitment to the University of Texas’ Project Male Consortium, NLC will participate in its 2015 Annual Male Leadership Summit in Austin, TX in August. Male participants will attend workshops and sessions on Exploring Leadership Style, Achievements for Men of Color at the Community College, Exploring educational pathways, including those in the STEM field(s), and other opportunities. NLC’s engagement in M2C3 will enhance professional development for faculty and staff, enable informed interventions for its current programs serving men of color, and inspire new initiatives addressing challenges facing these men.
NLC Represented at Mayor's Vision Event
Kathleen Labus, college director of public relations, and Jennifer Osborn, executive assistant to the president, represented Northeast Lakeview College at the “Mayor’s Vision for San Antonio” event hosted by the North Chamber on June 17. Newly-elected San Antonio Mayor, Ivy Taylor, addressed attendees and provided an overview of vision for the future of San Antonio. Some key highlights include provided accessible transportation to all citizens, continuing to revitalize downtown, and prospering economic growth. She also noted that the city of San Antonio will be working with the Alamo Colleges for workforce needs and training that meet in-demand jobs. Mayor Taylor mentioned that economic development is one key player in keeping San Antonio one of the top cities for employment and growth nationally.
Wood Attends Instructional Administrators Conference
Dr. Donna Wood, vice president for academic success, attended the Texas Community College Instructional Administrators (TCCIA) 2015 Summer Conference on May 31 - June 2, 2015 in Fredericksburg, Texas. TCCIA is an active association that provides strong professional networking opportunities to instructional administrators in Texas Community Colleges. Additionally, the association is a powerful resource for legislators, state agencies, community organizations, workforce and economic development organizations wanting to know more about Texas Community Colleges. Generally, TCCIA focuses on general and developmental education, college completion, transfer issues, college readiness issues, learning outcomes enhancement, accountability, accreditation, student retention, and student success.
The theme this year was “Pioneering the Pathways of Change” and the Keynote Speaker was Rob Johnstone - Inquiry & Action: Mobilizing for Student Success & Completion and The Case for Completion - Building Guided Pathways with a Student Centered Approach. Some of the sessions included information on Undergraduate Research Institute & Inquiry Based Learning Curriculum; Flipped Class/Analytics; College Readiness; Pre-College Programs, Communities in Schools; Pathways, Competency Based Programs; Articulated Pathways and Pathways for Prior Learning; Update on TACC Success Initiatives; Legislative and THECB Updates.
NLC Kicks Off Community Access to Wellness Center
Northeast Lakeview College opened up its Wellness Center to the public beginning June 8. The pilot program will run during Summer 2015 from June 8-August 20. Community members can access and utilize the equipment in the workout/fitness area(s), as well as gain access to the two full-size regulation basketball courts. Summer hours for the facility are Monday-Thursday (8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.). $5 a day. Those with a valid Alamo Colleges I.D. can access the facility free of charge. For more information visit www.alamo.edu/nlc/fit.
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