Several Northwest Vista College faculty and staff are participating in a new citywide online training hosted by The San Antonio Compassionate Institute to help give educators new skills to process challenging new life lessons while leveraging and navigating to a new, better normal. According to the Compassionate Institute, “Our world has changed. Pandemic disruption has… Read More

Dr. Russell Frohardt, dean for Academic Success, Northwest Vista College took part in a June 9 webinar titled, “Community College Undergraduate Research Initiatives to Foster a Culture of Inclusion and Innovation.” This webinar, hosted by the American Society of Microbiology, highlighted the role community colleges play in diversifying the talent pool for STEM researchers, described… Read More

Since the remote work lifestyle, many of our pets have been invading our workspace or helping us cope through the longer hours. Here’s a glimpse of some of our colleague’s pets from the NVC Employee Facebook page.… Read More

Lucy Gauna Grant Manager/Project Director-Title V Community Grant “Lucy cares about everyone at our campus and is always willing to help someone out regardless if they are in another department area. Her dedication to her job responsibilities along to the students and staff at NVC is what makes them an excellent candidate for our NVC… Read More

Alicia Baltazar Academic Support Specialist NVC Vice President of Academic Success “All of the core values describe Alicia. In her role as Academic Support specialist, she brings synergy to Academic Success. Alicia makes the connection with other areas of the college as well. She is a visionary who understands that all parts of the college… Read More

From Necola Glaze – Previous Wildcat Spirit Award Winner Although Sparky was not physically with me, I could definitely feel his wildcat spirit! I am so honored to have had the privilege to be a recipient of this award, but now it is time to pass it on. ​ The team that is deserving of this award is hard-working and cares out-loud! They are the face of the college and work diligently to help increase NVC enrollment. They are in charge of our open houses, campus tours, and hosting all of our New Student Orientations. If you have not figured it out by now, I would like to… Read More

On May 15, Northwest Vista College librarians Rose Rodriguez and Angela Bilbe presented “Meditation Fables” a two-part session that embraces both reading and meditation exercises, at the virtual spring meeting of the Council of Research and Academic Libraries (CORAL). Librarians from area institutions, including Trinity, Our Lady of the Lake, St. Mary’s, Texas A&M –… Read More

Northwest Vista College Vice President for College Services Erin Sherman was selected to serve on the national Board of Directors for the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL). Erin serves as a state adviser for the Texas PBL chapter and joins other state advisers: Bob Kollar for Pennsylvania; and Jill Johnson for Alabama. Brandon… Read More

Finding Time for Certifications Teri Dimas, coordinator of NVC’s Personal Fitness Trainer program, said while teaching remotely she has found time to earn a TRX certification (suspension training). This will allow her to offer more content on the TRX in formats such as classes within the Personal Fitness Training Program, Weight Training courses for the… Read More

Northwest Vista College welcomes Christina G. Cano as its new benefits coordinator from the Human Resources team of Alamo Colleges. Prior to settling in San Antonio, she accompanied her family around the globe as a U. S. Marine spouse and mother of three boys. Before coming to NVC, she supported Wells Fargo employees with a… Read More

Congratulations to four NVC employees who recently reached huge milestones in their lives. Priscilla Muniz Priscilla Muniz of Northwest Vista College’s Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness team is graduating from UTSA this weekend with a Master of Science in Data Analytics. Monica Roque Monica Roque is an administrative assistant in Natural and Physical Sciences department,… Read More

Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser recently became an honorary member of SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society. In an email, SALUTE told Dr. Baser, “You exemplify the foundation blocks and core values of SALUTE: Service, Academics, Leadership, Unity, Tribute, Excellence. Your honorary nomination and admission to the organization signifies our appreciation for your commitment to… Read More