Previous Recognitions

October 2016 Dr. Tangila Dove Recognized for Her Leadership in Business Organization

At the recent 34th Annual Conference, the Community College Business Officers (CCBO) recognized Dr. Tangila Dove, Vice President of College Services, for her leadership. Dove, served as the presiding president (2015-2016) and during her leadership, the membership structure changed to a tiered structure, memberships and business partners increased, and sponsorships doubled. Also, for due diligence of the association, Dr. Dove led a Request for Proposal for Association Management Services that finalized on September 28, 2016, with CCBO remaining with their current vendor.

August 2016 NLC Graduate Receives Prestigious Terry Scholarship
2016 NLC graduate, Edgar Acevedo-Banuelos, was awarded the Terry Scholarship to attend The University of Texas San Antonio in Fall 2016. As a Terry Transfer Scholar, he is one of 20 transfer students to receive a full scholarship to attend UTSA. Terry Transfer Scholars receive $16,200 per year for up to 3 years and one additional study abroad semester. Terry Scholars commit to giving back to the university, the community, and the Terry Foundation. The "pay it forward" commitment seeks to empower both current and future generations of Terry Scholars. Edgar is majoring in Electrical Engineering at UTSA and is also enrolled in the Air Force ROTC program. Mr. Acevedo-Banuelos is the third NLC student to receive this scholarship.

 April 2016 Northeast Lakeview College is First Institution in San Antonio to offer the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) exam
TOEIC tests are the international standard for assessing an individual's English-language proficiency level for the workforce, measuring how well a potential employee can apply their English-language skills in a practical working environment. Currently, nearly 14,000 organizations use TOEIC scores to build a stronger workforce. In addition, job seekers trust TOEIC scores to differentiate themselves in a competitive job market. TOEIC assessments measure all four language skills and provide descriptions of a test taker's strengths and weaknesses that can be used to inform critical hiring and placement decisions. Furthermore, the TOEIC testing process is standardized, so organizations can use TOEIC test scores to place, develop and promote employees from and within any country or region in the world. For more information on the TOEIC test, visit

 March 2016 Two NLC Students Recognized at State Capitol
Kayla Castro and Juan Ortiz were named to the All-Texas Academic 2016 Team by the Community/Technical Colleges Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and were recognized as part of the top students from two-year colleges in Texas who are chosen for outstanding academic achievement and exemplary community service. They were honored with students from other Alamo Colleges and other community/technical colleges across the state at a ceremony at the State Capitol in Austin, TX on March 25. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the honor society for students attending community and technical colleges. Read more about Castro and Ortiz and their future plans here.

March 2016 VPCS Named Luminary Woman of San Antonio
Dr. Tangila Dove, Vice President of College Service, was recognized by Leadership Texas as a “Luminary Woman of San Antonio.” Dr. Dove is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Texas. As a “Luminary Woman of San Antonio,” Dove is one of several women in the area that represent future leadership in San Antonio. Leadership Texas is a program of Leadership Women, Inc. Leadership Texas and was established in 1983 and provides educational and development opportunities to high potential women who seek to advance as leaders and expand their knowledge of the diverse dynamics, issues, challenges, and opportunities that impact their work and their communities.

November 2015 NLC VPCS Elected President of International Business Officers Organization

Dr. Tangila Dove, Vice President of College Services, was elected the 2015-16 President for Community College Business Officers (CCBO). CCBO is committed to providing educational and professional support, networking opportunities, and timely trend and demographic information for business officers representing community colleges in the U.S. and in Canada. Dove has been a member of this organization for more than five years. 

August 2015 JECA Named One of the Nation’s Top High School
The Judson Early College Academy (JECA) was ranked by Newsweek as one of the nation’s top high schools. Ranked as 152/500 nationally, it was listed as 11th in Texas. The study considered some 16,000 high schools, public, and charter, across the country. The JECA program model has been studied and replicated at other campuses in other school districts because of its academic success.

March 2015 NLC Named Best Educational Facility
For the second year in a row, Northeast Lakeview College was recognized by the Live Oak Economic Development Corporation as the Best Educational Facility in the northeast San Antonio/Bexar County region. The City of Live Oak Economic Development Corporation understands the importance of all types of businesses to the growth and development of smaller cities that surround San Antonio and has developed the BEST OF program to recognize those businesses that have contributed to continued economic growth in Live Oak, TX. Awards are given in 22 categories annually and businesses are voted on by local residents. This is NLC’s third recognition in this BEST OF program.

January 2015 Vice President Named Delta Woman of the Year
Dr. Debbie Hamilton, vice president for student success at NLC, was honored as Delta Woman of the year by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. This honor is given each year by the members of the San Antonio Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta to a member who has distinguished herself as an outstanding contributor to the sorority. One of Dr. Hamilton's notable contributions is her work with the Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence (EMBODI) Conference that Northeast Lakeview College, St. Philip's College, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority jointly sponsor each year at St. Philip's College.

February 2014 NLC Recognized as Best Educational Facility

Northeast Lakeview College was recently recognized as one of 2014 BEST OF by the City of Live Oak Economic Development Corporation in the category of Best Educational Facility. Awards are given in 22 categories annually and this is the second time NLC has received this recognition.

November 2013 STEM Scholars Honored
Northeast Lakeview College recognized its Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) students at a recent “Celebrating Excellence in STEM” ceremony. 100 STEM students were recognized for receiving scholarships to attend Northeast Lakeview College. NLC distributed more than $351K in scholarship dollars in 2013-2014 for students focusing in a STEM field.

January 2012 College Honor Society Receives “2 Star Chapter” Recognition
The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter at Northeast Lakeview College received special commendation during the Texas Regional Convention and was named a “2 Star Chapter.” The five-star development plan recognizes progress in the attainment of goals set by the chapter to enhance their strategies to provide personal and professional development for its Honors Society members.

October 2011 Dean Recognized as Distinguished Alumni at SPC Homecoming
Dr. Martha Trevino, Dean of Community Development, was recognized as a Distinguished Alumni at the St. Philip’s College Blue & White Dinner and Dance Homecoming on October 21. Dr. Trevino began her higher education career at SPC, where she earned 66 hours at SPC from 1975-1976 before transferring as a junior to Texas State University. Trevino has continued to pursue her education, earning her Ph.D. from the University of the Incarnate World