Congratulations to the Northwest Vista College Public Relations team for winning an excellence award for its online employee magazine, La reVista. The team was given the award for recently overhauling the college’s magazine and giving it a new design and back-end software. The Public Relations Society of America San Antonio chapter gave the NVC team… Read More

A few faculty and staff were honored recently at National Society of Leadership & Success Induction ceremony. The society is the nation’s largest leadership honor society and students are selected for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. The NSLS officers recognized a few employees… Read More

Three Northwest Vista College librarians will have chapters in a new book about library outreach to be published by the Association of College and Research Libraries. “Add a Dash of Tuscany: Book Discussions that Go Beyond the Book,” co-authored by Norma Velez-Vendrell and Amanda Gorrell, is about the programs they facilitate every semester for NVC’s Academy of Lifelong Learning.… Read More

Congratulations to the newly-elected 2017-2018 NVC Staff Council officers! President- Yalitza Guerra Vice President- Sarah Dominguez Secretary- Yolanda Owens Treasurer- Alicia Baltazar Parliamentarian- Mark Tovar Historian- Amanda Gorrell Committee Chairs: Event Planning: Diane De La Garza (ex-officio, Advisory) Fundraising Chair: Omar Chavira and Alice Martinez EOM: Marsha Gonzales (and Yolanda Owens) Scholarship: Michael Raso and Veronica… Read More

Northwest Vista College welcomes Jill Sprowls as its new Alamo Colleges Police Department’s campus coordinator. Prior to NVC, Jill was assigned to Palo Alto College and has been with the district for eight years. She said when she’s not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors. To contact Jill, email her at… Read More

The 5th Annual Student Success Summit was held on March 31 at Palo Alto College. The theme of this year’s summit was “Motivating Students to Engage Early, Engage Often.”   The participants were from all five colleges, the district support office, and external partners. This year’s event had a record-breaking attendance with near 400 attendees.… Read More

Librarians Present at Baltimore Conference Four Northwest Vista College librarians – Amanda Gorrell, MLS; Kristin Johnson, MLIS; Linda Reeves, MLIS, MA; and Norma Velez-Vendrell, MLIS, MA — recently presented at the Association of College & Research Libraries conference in Baltimore. They shared their insights into creating professional development programs around the information literacy framework in support of NVC’s Quality Enhancement… Read More

Northwest Vista College Psychology department rocked the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) March 31 to April 2 in San Antonio. NVC Professor of Psychology, Dr. Don Lucas, instructors of Psychology Anna Evans, Jen Fox, and Cindy Jacox, and NVC staff member, Gerona Nylander, along with more than 20 current and former NVC Psychology… Read More

NVC Personal Fitness Training Students currently enrolled in FITT 1303 Fitness Event Planning and Promotion partnered up with Warrior Fitness Center LLC for their annual Community Fitness Event. NVC Personal Fitness Trainer program coordinator Teri Dimas said the Feb. 18 consisted of four-man relays on a 1,5000-meter row competition. SAPD, military, fire fighters and a few… Read More

NVC Counseling Services partnered with The Center for Healthcare Services (CHCS) and UNIFY (a SAMHSA grant-funded, community-based organization) to provide sexual health information, STD prevention and other resources to our students. The program materials placed special focus on consent. NVC students were invited to write their thoughts about consent onto sticky notes, and place them on… Read More

Northwest Vista College government faculty Rudy De La Cruz, Jr. conducted a tour of historical sites in Von Ormy, Texas on Wednesday, March 8 for representatives of the Rivard Report, a local online magazine, which will publish a series of stories on the early history of San Antonio. Rudy and his students have been researching the early… Read More

La reVista

Contributed by Richard T. Chamblin, Jr., B.S., M.S., D.C. Northwest Vista College Chair – Natural & Physical Sciences Howard Marquise (Chemistry and Water Resource Science) and J.L. Egremy (Biology) met with a local high school student that wanted to run his science fair project by some scientists before submitting his presentation. Howard and J.L. stayed late to… Read More