Erika Prosper Nirenberg is not only the First Lady of San Antonio, she’s also director of customer insights for H-E-B. She recently visited Northwest Vista College’s Student Success to have a conversation about how H-E-B switched from a customer service mentality to instead focus on hospitality. Nirenberg also spoke at the recent National Council for Marketing &… Read More


Have you had a chance to meet Northwest Vista College’s newest Vice President of Academic Success Dr. Daniel T. Powell? NVC’s Public Relations team has made it a little easier for you with a Facebook video that live streamed on May 16. Lisa McDaniel of the NVC PR team asked Dr. Powell a series of… Read More


District 4 Heroes Northwest Vista College Employees participated in District 4 Heroes 5K+10K Run/Walk to kickoff the 10thAnnual Fit Family Challenge. Coordinated by San Antonio Sports, the event was held on May 11 at Port San Antonio. It’s recognized as an official USA Track & Field (USATF)-Certified course. USATF is the national governing body for track… Read More


Congratulations to Claudia Verdin, Ph.D., a mathematics professor at Northwest Vista College. She was recently honored by the University of the Incarnate Word as a Distinguished Alumna in the UIW Spanish Program. In UIW’s Honors Convocation program, it said: She earned a doctorate degree in mathematics education from the University of the Incarnate Word. Research interest… Read More


Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Neal Baser was selected for the Educator of the Year Legacy Award from the West Chamber of Commerce and is doing so on behalf of the college. “I am humbled that this recognition is being bestowed upon me as I consider each one of Northwest Vista College faculty and… Read More


Congratulations to Northwest Vista College faculty Brenya Buchalski who recently competed in the Spa Girl Tri event at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. Brenya came in second place in her age group of 55 to 59 with a finishing time of 1:08:41.7. She had to complete a 400 meter swim,… Read More


In all the years La reVista has been covering the “Red Eye Crew,” it has recently learned it has never covered one original member – Barbara Hansen. Northwest Vista’s Gary Bowling leads a small group of caffeinated-charged instructors who teach at 6:30 am. He said this fall there will be 13 classes held at 6:30… Read More


Northwest Vista College nutrition students (BIOL 1322-007) recently hosted a food drive on campus as a service project with the Guadalupe Community Center and the students. Assistant Professor of Biology Jo Ann Gonzalez said due to the generous donations from students, faculty, and staff, “we were able to collect 560 pounds of food! Your donations will help… Read More


A Student Letter to Lori Villarreal NVC Student Success Certified Advisor “I just wanted to e-mail you with some bittersweet news, I’ve gotten accepted to A&M Kingsville Pharmacy School! I wholeheartedly don’t think I could’ve done it without your help and kind words of encouragement along the way. I distinctly remember looking through course requirements anxiously… Read More


Northwest Vista College Dean of Academic Success Dr. Russell J. Frohardt recently published an article in “Frontiers in Psychology” titled “Engaging Community College Students in Publishable Research.” In the article, Dr. Frohardt says that “40% of all first-time freshmen attend community college in the U.S (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2018). To engage more undergraduates… Read More


Congratulations to faculty Melinda Zepeda, who has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar 2019. Melinda will participate in “Understanding Middle Eastern Millennials through Literature, Culture, and Media,” which will take place in Tucson, Arizona, from August 4 through August 10. The week-long institute will engage 28 community college and… Read More


Two groups of currently-enrolled Dual Credit students from Communication Arts High School recently toured Northwest Vista College for the first time. Julie Boerm director of NVC’s Dual Credit High School program, said “We want our Dual Credit students to feel more connected with NVC. The tour had several stops including the library, tutoring labs and getting… Read More