Here are the Employees of the Month for October and November: November: Felicia King Certified Academic Advisor, Student Success Felicia goes above and beyond in work. She’s always on top of tasks and projects given. She not only works well within the department, but engages and networks with faculty and staff outside of the department. Felicia demonstrates a strong… Read More


On Friday, Nov. 9, faculty and staff participated in a multi-partner emergency drill to test how ready NVC can be for a major crisis. NVC College Risk Management Coordinator Garvin Dansby said the objectives on the drill were to enhance the Building and Crisis Action Teams skills while working with SAFD, SAPD, Haz Mat and… Read More


Northwest Vista music instructor Georgie Padilla recently received prestigious recognition from the government of Puerto Rico for his work with the legendary musical group, Fania All-Stars, also known as the “The Latin Rolling Stones.” In November, Padilla was invited by the Puerto Rican government to celebrate the 50thanniversary of when the group formed in 1968.… Read More


Congrats to NVC Staff Senate for helping to feed 105 students with its very first Pop-Up Food Pantry on Nov. 21. Thank you to faculty and staff who donated food and money to the cause. From the left over food, Staff Senate put together 10 food bags that Randall Garza in Student Success will oversee.… Read More


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The Patch Patch.com, a hyperlocal platform that currently serves 1,200 US cities, recently featured NVC on its website, “San Antonio Colleges Aim to Increase Hispanic Math Proficiency.” Read the story here. Express-News The San Antonio Express-News also covered NVC reaching out into the community with its new math grant. Readers will need a subscription to… Read More


In every team and department at Northwest Vista College, there are always great stories to tell that show faculty and staff going above and beyond. While it’s hard to capture every story, we hope to periodically share in this space some of the major accomplishments or projects that are taking place. Members of the executive… Read More


From Michael Lee Gardin, PhD Assistant Professor Faculty Senate President To give you a view of the NVC Faculty Senate, I need to tell you a little about myself. I am Michael Lee Gardin, and I have been teaching at NVC for three years. I am the Faculty Senate President for the 2018-2019 academic year,… Read More


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Book Tour for Denise Tolan Congratulations to Denise Tolan! She recently read from her story, titled “Because You Are Dead,” in “The Best Small Fictions” book in Los Angeles on Nov. 8. She is traveling to New York City in December for a reading. Denise was among a short list of authors chosen for “The Best Small… Read More


Steve Hale Steve Hale is the new budget officer for Northwest Vista College. He is responsible for the budget preparation, coordination, management and reporting for Northwest Vista College. Steve is a 14-year U.S. Air Force veteran with an extensive background in budget and finance. Prior to joining the team at Northwest Vista, Steve spent five… Read More


Northwest Vista student Adam Ramirez is working to make the world abetter for cancer patients. Ramirez, an LVN and part-time student at Northwest Vista, got together with fellow classmates Katrina Lopez, Tanner Greven and Genesis Ramiro on a project aimed at making the world a better place. The group has been tasked by NVC Professor… Read More


Despite the rain and reschedule, HalloVISTA 2018 was a success again! This yearly family-friendly event is geared towards NVC students, faculty and staff, as well as the surrounding community. We have estimated that 600 people visited the campus along with about 100 volunteers. Several college departments, programs and organizations gave their time to help with… Read More