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


Garvin Dansby is the new coordinator of College Risk Management for Northwest Vista College. He has oversight for the campus occupational safety, and emergency preparedness programs. Garvin’s breath of experience include managing risk and safety in the military (US Air Force retired), manufacturing, local government, public utilities and nonprofit organizations. Garvin earned a B.S. in Management… Read More


The Northwest Vista College Staff Council will soon become the Northwest Vista College Staff Senate. Although the name has changed, its mission to enhance the professionalism of all staff members by increasing access to information, participation, communication and recognition is as strong as ever. NVC Staff Senate will accomplish its goals by: Representing the concerns… Read More


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Graciela Sanchez Student Success Advising Team Support Specialist Graciela Sanchez was recently nominated Northwest Vista College Employee of the Month at the September Bragging Breakfast meeting. Her colleagues said she has a great attitude. She is always very positive and is always willing to go the extra mile for her team and students. Graciela is… Read More


Alumni and current students from Northwest Vista College’s Community Health Worker program recently participated in the Diez y Seis de Septiembre Parade and Celebration honoring Mexico’s independence at the Avenida Guadalupe Association on Sept. 16. Faculty member Guadalupe Cornejo  said participating in the parade was very significant and empowering. She added the goal was to… Read More


NVC Workforce Donates Shirts to High School Students This past week, Workforce Education and Training donated college shirts to the Communities in Schools organization. Communities in Schools “does whatever it takes to help at-risk students stay in school and succeed in life”.  Mary Brown of Communities in Schools, (in the picture) was thrilled to get… Read More