Employees and staff are finding creative ways to celebrate Northwest Vista College’s 25th year anniversary. To create student and employee engagement, NVC Marketing & Strategic Communications gave out t-shirts for people to screen print their own shirts with a 25th anniversary design. About 100 students and employees showed up during the event. Many students expressed… Read More


Northwest Vista College faculty and staff met recently with community and business leaders from NVC’s Business Council to explore additional collaboration and engagement opportunities for students. Some of the current members of the council are GM Financial, Frost Bank and Genesis Professional Solutions. To learn more about the Business Council, visit www.alamo.edu/nvc/experience-nvc/community/business-council/… Read More


Congratulations to Diane Rocha who will be retiring on Friday, Jan. 31 after working at Alamo Colleges since 2003. Diane first started with Alamo Colleges in its Human Resources office as an executive assistant. She came to Northwest Vista College in 2007 and has worked in the Vice President’s office of Academics ever since. Diane… Read More


For the first time in many years, Northwest Vista College had a group of employees and faculty represent the college at the annual MLK March honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy on Jan. 20. San Antonio has one of the largest marches in the United States. Many other cities coordinate parades, while San Antonio… Read More


Veronica Buendia NVC Library Assistant Core Value – Integrity What her peers say anonymously: Veronica’s (pictured in the middle) work ethic is commendable. She goes above and beyond of her duties and responsibilities to make sure our students succeed. Veronica is always looking for an opportunity to improve her work area and is always eager… Read More


Corina Garcia NVC Dual Credit Student Success Specialist Core Value—Integrity What her peers say anonymously: Whether part of the team or individually, Corina wears many hats and works hard to help our students persevere in their success as potential graduates of NVC. Corina goes beyond what her title implies and helps brainstorm creative solutions for… Read More


Congratulations to Northwest Vista College Student Success employees who are earning degrees this semester. Here are some of the names: Steven Rocha – Master’s degree of Higher Education of Administration, UTSA Yolanda Reyes Guevara – Doctoral degree of Adult, Professional and Communication Education, Texas State University Lori Villarreal – Master’s degree of Higher Education Administration,… Read More


Faculty members Sarah Ball, Michael Lee Gardin, Corina Gonzalez-Stout, Kim McClurg, and Melinda Zepeda recently presented at the National Women’s Studies Association held in San Francisco, Calif. Their panel titled ” ‘But, Will That Women’s Studies Class Make?’ Strategies for Queering and Decolonizing State Curricula,” explored processes directly impacting work in feminist teaching and curricula… Read More


Northwest Vista College welcomes Petra Ortega, a new data analyst in its Institutional Research, Planning & Effectiveness department. Petra will assist the department in providing the college community information for effective decision making. Prior to NVC, she worked for Texas A&M University-San Antonio for seven years and before that for St. Philip’s College – Southwest… Read More


Congratulation to Northwest Vista College’s Dr. Don Lucas for having his panel proposal selected for the annual South by Southwest Education conference in Austin from March 9-12. From over 1,700 proposals, “Sex Education for Everyone” will now be in the lineup of topics to choose from. Dr. Don’s proposal was chosen from public votes in addition… Read More


Northwest Vista College welcomes Paul Mata, case assistance navigator, representing the San Antonio Food Bank. Paul is stationed at Huisache Hall in the Food Pantry. In this role, he helps clients get access to federal benefits, such as food benefits (SNAP), Medicaid and other financial resources. Paul, who has been a part of the Food… Read More


Northwest Vista College welcomes Lisa Black, LMSW, the new director of Advocacy Services, located in Husiache Hall. Lisa was previously at San Antonio College as its founding director of the Student Advocacy Center where she was in that position for three years. The center supports students with food, clothing, emergency assistance and mental health care. Lisa… Read More