“The Red” is a video about the horrors of student debt. SALT developed the video to help students “borrow less, borrow smart, and repay well.” A great way to save money is to attend your local community college. What are some other ways to save money on going to college?
Las Colinas came in number 2 in The Dallas Morning News best places to live for 18-24-year-olds. North Lake College is located in Las Colinas. The University of Dallas came in at tenth place. North Lake College and University of Dallas are both located in Irving, Texas. They are approximately 3 miles from each other. [...]
This video is last year’s award for technology innovation of the year at North Lake College. It was made by our talented media manager, Aaron Stout. This blog is the hub of my social media strategy. Also, I have a Facebook Page, a Twitter account, and a Pinterest account. Hopefully, my students are learning more and [...]
It's great to go to Harvard, and it's good that we have schools like that, but if you can get an associate degree earlier, you save families a lot of money and give kids confidence.John Barry, superintendent of the Aurora Public Schools
I teach dual-credit classes, where high school students enroll in college classes. In Dallas County, dual-credit classes are a no-cost way for students to gain college credits. Students at Dubiski Career High School in Grand Prairie, TX enroll in my online Marketing class. The marketing class is part of the Business, Marketing, & Finance Career Pathway. Students work on the class during a technology period in [...]
The most diverse neighborhood in America is the ZIP code 75038.Jed Kolko, Trulia, "The Most Diverse Zip Code In America"
North Lake College (NLC) is located in Dallas County, just east of the Dallas-Fort Worth airport, in Irving, Texas. Its ZIP code is 75038. That ZIP code is 26% Asian, 25% Black, 23% Hispanic, and 23% White. Ethnicty of NLC: White (not Hispanic): 36% Hispanic: 29% African-American: 20% Asian/Pacific Islander: 14% American Indian/Alaskan/Other: 1% Based on this [...]
North Lake College formulated a leadership program which has enabled it to develop and keep its leadership pipeline stocked. The Blazer Academy of Supervisory Leadership is made up of several core classes, including negotiation, effective communication, performance management, and coaching. (I teach the performance management.) Twelve high-potential employees are chosen to participate in the year-long [...]
Doug Richardson, Jim White and I love teaching at the community college! We’ve all taught at the university and graduate school level, but we like community college the best. Here’s what Doug and Jim had to say when I asked them the question, “Why should anyone go to the community college?”