Esther Mari Conejo Circulation Desk Supervisor, Library What her peers say anonymously: September’s Employee of the Month nominee molded a diverse group of part time and work study students under her supervision into a true community in which all members are empowered to contribute, are mutually respectful and have mutual trust. We work together, laugh… Read More


In support of students in their education journey, NVC Math for Teachers faculty has been going above and beyond to create learning & teaching materials for students through the Canvas Online Learning Platform. After months of hard work and dedication, the team has developed a suite of open resources for students who are registered in… Read More


Linda Garcia, senior specialist, NVC Enrollment Services What her peers say anonymously: Linda Garcia is dedicated, reliable, and eternally upbeat. She has grown enormously in the time she has served with the Records Team; swiftly becoming a mentor and leader among the team. Linda has a team-player mind-set, is always enthusiastic and willing to embrace… Read More


NVC faculty member Heidi Hunt is a math professor, saxophonist, writer, runner, and mom. She’s also now the author of “The Final Stretch: Journey to Wholeness,” published this year. On the back of her new book, Jean Ohlerking Flower, co-founder of Children’s Cup International, said “Raw and rare are two words that describe the exposed… Read More


Kudos to NVC’s newest librarian, Rose Rodriguez, for winning a $1,000 scholarship to attend the Joint Conference for Librarians of Color (JCLC) September 26-30 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Ten different library associations provided scholarship funds to give library employees the chance to network and participate in professional development on topics surrounding race, accessibility, and leadership.… Read More


Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser is the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Alumnus from the School of Liberal Arts from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO). Dr. Baser will be formally honored during the Alumni Awards luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 13, at noon in the Calcagno Family Ballroom. All alumni and friends of the… Read More


Ten Northwest Vista College employees recently attended the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce luncheon and panel discussion titled “Latinas are Leaders.” The luncheon honored four women who are the first Latinas within their respective industry. The panel was moderated by Texas A&M University – San Antonio president Cynthia Teniente-Matson and featured: Shalla Santos Sluyter,… Read More


A Northwest Vista College faculty member and students took part in the fifth annual Ciencia, ingenieria y Matematicas Aliados (CIMA) – Louis Stakes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program and awards ceremony at St. Philip’s College on Aug. 9. Claudia Verdin, a co-principal investigator at Northwest Vista College, had five student researchers that participated during… Read More


Five-Year Anniversaries Adam Aguirre Barbara Arevalos David Breiten Adriana Cantu Cherie Burnside Richard De La Garza Todd Deaver Rosalinda Encina Tamotia Franks Marlon Go Marsha Gonzales Brooke Lee Marlena Lomas Meagan Luna Shirley Pena Joe Riojas Angie Riojas Ernest Roel Jessika Stokley Mark Tovar Marie Valdez Karen Wilking Ten-Year Anniversaries Erica Arcos Kelly Blanco Christina… Read More


Robin Sandberg  Robin Sandberg has been named NVC’s new dean for Student Success. As the dean for Student Success, she will work with the directors and leaders of Enrollment and Advising to continue to develop and implement student-centered support services. Robin joined NVC in 2008 as the coordinator of Recruitment and Early Outreach. In 2011,… Read More


La reVista

Congratulations to the Northwest Vista College Touchstone winners below: Caring: Hector Trevino Math & Engineering Department Instructor/Math Adjunct Coordinator “I offer my strongest recommendation that Hector Trevino be selected for the 2018 Touchstone Champion Awards. Hector’s performance as a faculty and adjunct coordinator has been nothing short of stellar! He is continually lauded by peers… Read More