February 9, 2016
Northeast Lakeview College News
NLC Students Judge Science Fair
Students in the Northeast Lakeview College Science Club volunteered to be judges at the recent Judson ISD Science Fair. This District Elementary Science Fair was open to all elementary students in Judson ISD who placed at the District level. It was held at Kitty Hawk Middle School on January 30 and with over 150 entries, this Judson ISD Science Fair was the largest to date. This is one of several events that the Science Club at NLC participates in to enhance community and civic engagement, specifically with local school districts. Judson ISD is one of NLC’s sender school districts and partners with the Alamo Colleges and Northeast Lakeview College in the Judson Early College Academy (JECA) program.
NLC Graduate To Participate in Iowa Caucus
Erik Veliz, a 2015 graduate of Northeast Lakeview College, was featured by a local news station recently as he gears up to participate in the upcoming Iowa Caucus. Veliz, currently attending the University of Northern Iowa (UNI), is majoring in political science and is looking forward to his first-hand and in-depth experience in the political process. Veliz received his Associate of Arts degree from Northeast Lakeview College in May 2015 and transitioned to UNI on a scholarship this past Fall. He is one of several students to participate in the partnership program between the Alamo Colleges and UNI. Veliz’s ultimate goal is to become a lawyer.
College Hosts Spring Rush Fair
NLC hosted its Spring Student Opportunity Rush Fair coordinated by the NLC Office of Student Development, Leadership, and Activities Office, the event is held at the beginning of each Fall and Spring semester in an effort to provide students with engagement opportunities on campus. Students learn more about organizations and clubs on campus and other opportunities available to them. Additionally, local employers participated and provided information about current job opportunities. Some employers even provided on-site interviews. 33 groups participated in the two-day event to include student clubs, employers, and college/district departments. This Student Opportunity Rush Fair is one of many engagement opportunities offered to NLC each semester.
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