Librarians Present at Baltimore Conference Four Northwest Vista College librarians – Amanda Gorrell, MLS; Kristin Johnson, MLIS; Linda Reeves, MLIS, MA; and Norma Velez-Vendrell, MLIS, MA — recently presented at the Association of College & Research Libraries conference in Baltimore. They shared their insights into creating professional development programs around the information literacy framework in support of NVC’s Quality Enhancement… Read More

Northwest Vista College Psychology department rocked the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) March 31 to April 2 in San Antonio. NVC Professor of Psychology, Dr. Don Lucas, instructors of Psychology Anna Evans, Jen Fox, and Cindy Jacox, and NVC staff member, Gerona Nylander, along with more than 20 current and former NVC Psychology… Read More

For the last four years, Robert DiGiovanni, aka “RobertMathGuy” on YouTube has been taking his lessons beyond the classroom. About 75,000 views later, he helps his students understand Calculus I, II and College Algebra through the step-by-step lessons he posts on YouTube. Robert says recording a class really isn’t as time consuming as one would think.… Read More

As we reflect on our recent Northwest Vista College state and national recognitions, I am grateful for the phenomenal work of our students, faculty and staff who each and every day produce outstanding and measurable results. While this collective effort has been recognized at the state and national levels, there remains many more opportunities for… Read More

NVC Personal Fitness Training Students currently enrolled in FITT 1303 Fitness Event Planning and Promotion partnered up with Warrior Fitness Center LLC for their annual Community Fitness Event. NVC Personal Fitness Trainer program coordinator Teri Dimas said the Feb. 18 consisted of four-man relays on a 1,5000-meter row competition. SAPD, military, fire fighters and a few… Read More

Northwest Vista College’s “Dr. Don” Lucas and student Matthew Wheeler were recently one of three winners out of 150 contest entries that were selected by NISOD/Community College Week Scott Wright Student Essay Contest. This is an opportunity for students to describe how a faculty member, staff member, or administrator helped them complete a course, finish a semester,… Read More

La reVista

Northwest Vista College faculty Rudy De La Cruz, Jr. is featured in the Rivard Report for the work he is spearheading along with his students and several community partners to preserve San Antonio’s history from the 1500s to the 1800s. To view the story, click on the link: Also, this past weekend, Cox Radio… Read More

Recently Student Success received a testimonial letter from a returning student on her anxiety to ease after going through our enrollment process. Read below: My name is Anita Guzman, and after being away from school for so long, I decided to re-enroll at Northwest Vista College. I was extremely nervous about coming back because I… Read More

Spring break 2017 will never be quite the same. As many of us looked forward to the much-needed break, we received the devastating news that Beverly Evans, a cherished colleague passed away on Sunday, March 12. One employee recently said, a bit of NVC’s spirit left when Beverly went to heaven. Her charisma and positive outlook touched… Read More

Northwest Vista College’s Dual Credit program is one of those areas on campus that doesn’t have a large team or a ton of resources. However, it has been quietly helping NVC achieve its enrollment goals over the last several years. Since 2013-14, NVC Dual Credit has increased enrollment of about 27 percent from 2,823 high… Read More

NVC Counseling Services partnered with The Center for Healthcare Services (CHCS) and UNIFY (a SAMHSA grant-funded, community-based organization) to provide sexual health information, STD prevention and other resources to our students. The program materials placed special focus on consent. NVC students were invited to write their thoughts about consent onto sticky notes, and place them on… Read More