April 8, 2014
Northeast Lakeview College News
Nighthawks Basketball Team Ends Season
The men’s extramural basketball team recently played their last regular season game and advanced to the playoffs. With a record of 6 wins and 6 losses, the team is ranked 4th in the league and they played their first playoff game on April 2, beating their opponent by a final score of 102 to 49. Their next game is April 5 at the University of the Incarnate Word against Victoria College. Northeast Lakeview College is a part of the Texas College Club Sports League (TCCSL) that plays against other extramural sports teams, such as all the other Alamo Colleges and any surrounding universities or community colleges associated with the league.
Students Perfect Interviewing Skills
On April 2, the Office of Job Placement & Career Services hosted a Resume & Mock Interview Workshop. Students that participated had their resume reviewed and they received tips on what information should be included on a resume and learned about proper formatting for the document. Students then practiced interviewing with human resources professionals and received feedback. 13 students attended the workshop and each of them completed two separate mock interviews. This workshop is designed to ensure that students are better prepared as they begin seeking employment opportunities.
NLC Kicks Off Financial Literacy Month
Northeast Lakeview College kicked-off Financial Literacy month with two events. On April 1, Generations Federal Credit Union talked to students on the topic of “Building Credit.” Students were able to learn about understanding their credit history and the responsibilities and importance of managing good credit. A total of 11 students attended this workshop. Additionally, on April 2, the NLC Financial Aid Office hosted “FAFSA Wednesday” to assist students in getting a head start in completing their 2014-2015 financial aid application. These events are part of a month- long series of weekly workshops at NLC covering various topics that address financial literacy.N
English Instructor Receives Award
Jennifer Riske, Instructor of English, received the John & Suanne Rouche 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 Rouche Excellence Awards that highlights the best and brightest teachers and leaders in higher education.
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