North Lake College Hosts Microsoft National Conference
IRVING, Texas. Jan. 24, 2001 - North Lake College
is hosting a two-day Microsoft conference for community
college CIOs and IT professionals. The Microsoft Community
and Technical College CIO Summit will highlight technology
issues particular to this audience group with a look
to future technologies. Attendees share similar interests
and challenges in offering progressive programs with
The Microsoft Education Group is working with the
college to produce the event on Thursday and Friday,
February 1 and 2, at North Lake. A focus discussion
will be about the "Connected Learning Community."
Microsoft will present its vision of this community,
new technologies, and stepping stones to achieve the
North Lake College will conduct a Technology Showcase
as part of the program. The college's highly successful
Microsoft Certification Program will be featured.
Included in the Showcase will be the Dallas County
Community College District's Distance Learning program,
emphasizing North Lake's use of the program to provide
an online component for several academic and technical
courses offered at the school.
North Lake College is a member of the Dallas County
Community College District.