Congrats to Angela Cavazos-Barajas in Student Success. She was presented the Patriotic Employer award today by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. This award was presented by Retired Master Sergeant Kerry Reyna on behalf of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Angela was nominated by her former student/ former work study Joseph… Read More


Two Northwest Vista College math faculty, Heidi Hunt-Ruiz and Eddie Bishop, along with NVC Vice President Deborah Gaitan, were invited to present at the Corequisite Conference at St. Philip’s College last week. The presentation was a very informative and well received by the audience. Anna Harwin, who served as a coach, mentor, and teacher of… Read More


Pamela Carrizales Certified Advisor Vista Central Advising Team What her peers say anonymously Pamela has been creative in ways that assists students to get through our enrollment process with ease and making our students more successful while in college. The other value that Pamela is known for is caring because she does everything and anything… Read More


Congratulations to Anna Harwin of the NVC Math faculty for submitting a winning proposal for the 2018 Annual Gateway Course Experience Conference. Her proposal, “Guiding Students Through their Best Math Path: An Iterative Approach” will be a featured presentation at the conference scheduled on March 25-27 in Houston. Hundreds of institutional leaders, faculty, student success specialists,… Read More


Sara Reyes Information & Communication Technologies What her colleagues say anonymously:  Sara learns quickly and applies what she learns to each situation. Many customers compliment Sara to (IT). She has never called in or been late to work, and relays messages to the team without anyone asking her to do it. Sara was nominated because she… Read More


The recent publication of the book, “Despertando el Ser: Transforming Latino Teachers’ Identities, Consciousness, and Beliefs,” includes writing and research by NVC Mathematics Faculty, Dr. Claudia Verdin, which can be found in chapter six of the book. Dr. Verdin’s work, which was co-written with UTSA Math faculty Dr. Lorena Claeys, focuses on uncovering the teaching… Read More


On Oct. 23-25, the National Science Foundation NSF held a conference on Advanced Technology Education ATE program in Washington DC. Dr. Neda Habibi, program coordinator of Northwest Vista College’s Advanced Materials Technology AMT, attended this conference along with NVC student, Ryan Kent, who has been awarded the Student Nano Ambassador Program “SNAP” scholarship. Ryan is… Read More


Diane Mazur Northwest Vista College Art Faculty Diane Mazur recently held a pop exhibit for one night at the Lone Star Arts District. At the opening, there was also a time-lapsed video of “Astral Garden’s in 4-D” being created on a large screen during her exhibit. Click here to see the creation: https://www.vimeo.com/24141129 Rachel M. Bower… Read More


After every student advising appointment, students are given a satisfaction survey, in which they have the opportunity to leave comments about their visit. Cheri Burnside and Christina Brown have started a tradition called “Cheri’s Top 10,” where she reviews the hundreds of comments at the end of each month and (attempts) to pick her top… Read More


NVC Employee of the Month Angel Vega, Student Success, Veteran Affairs What his co-workes say anonymously …. Angel Vega willingly works together well with each team member without hesitation. He maintains a positive attitude while assisting co-workers and students … and promotes a positive image. It is said that Angel goes above and beyond to… Read More


Daniel Rodriguez is the new college service coordinator of Northwest Vista College, working with asset management. His main priority is making sure NVC knows where everything is. He’s also in charge of the team that does pickups for furniture and any surplus. Prior to NVC, Daniel has worked in customer service positions at Kohls, Nielsen,… Read More