Congratulations to Dr. Charles Hinkley, who was recently chosen as Northwest Vista College’s new dean for Academic Success. Dr. Hinkley has been part of the NVC family since 2005. Since then, he has served the college in numerous capacities, as Faculty, Committee Representative, Philosophy Coordinator, Critical Thinking Coordinator, and Chair for the Humanities Department. Dr.… Read More


Michelle Oxendine-Lewis is a new enrollment  specialist at Vista Central-Welcome & Admissions Center for Northwest Vista College. Michelle and the team at Vista Central are responsible for providing a positive and supportive experience for first-time, transfer and retuning students during the admissions and enrollment process. Michelle brings to NVC her experience in higher education administration… Read More


Recently new officers were selected for Northwest Vista College’s Staff Senate, which advocates for career advancement, job welfare and the working environment of all staff. The new officers are: Officers President – Yalitza P. Guerra Vice President – Amparo Garcia Secretary – Veronica Gonzalez Treasurer – Marsha Gonzales Historian – Diane De La Garza Parliamentarian… Read More


La reVista

Alamo Colleges Dual Credit Conference NVC librarian Nancy Kaida shared her special expertise on June 8 at “Reach & Rigor: Taking the Helm of Dual Credit,” the Alamo Colleges District’s first dual credit conference. Nancy collaborated with Palo Alto College librarian Tosca Gonzalves to present “Smooth Sailing with Library Resources.” Nancy and NVC Speech instructor… Read More


Northwest Vista College Director of Public Relations Renata Serafin participated in the San Antonio District 8 ’80s 5K run at the UTSA Main Campus on Saturday, June 23. Renata (47) finished fifth in her age group (40-49) with a time of 26:31.5 minutes. She was the 34th woman to finish the race and 108th person… Read More


Stacey Blum is the new Human Resources partner for Northwest Vista College. She is available to assist staff and faculty on policy, procedures and coaching needs. Stacey is the campus’ go to person for any non-benefit HR and training needs. Stacey is an Oregon native with over 15 years of Human Resource experience. Prior to… Read More


Northwest Vista College Professor, Natalia Treviño, will soon see her latest collection of poetry in print with the publication of “VirginX.” Published by Finishing Line Press, an award-winning poetry publisher, the poems in the chapbook all deal with the Virgin Mary and the intersections of her divinity with Earth goddesses: Tonantzin and Coatlicue. The cover… Read More


“To All of the personnel in the VA office, I would just like to thank you all for your support in helping me to complete my degree. Although I have three classes remaining this summer, I just wanted to pass along my thanks and appreciation for all of your support. From day one when I… Read More


Aryn Edwards Vista Central Senior Advisor What her peers say anonymously: Aryn Edwards shows a work ethic that can’t be matched. She is very creative and has displayed that in many of our projects. She has gone the extra mile to make sure that the ideas of staff are brought into fruition. Aryn has been… Read More


Northwest Vista College Staff Senate recently participated in United Way’s Shoebox Project. Staff Senate filled 32 boxes with 12 to 14 different toiletries that will be distributed to people who need it most. Read what United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County put in their recent newsletter.  … Read More


Northwest Vista College Digital Media faculty member Viviane Marioneaux will take on an additional role as a Quality Matters coordinator. In this role, she will be encouraging other faculty to get their online hybrid course nationally certified, and for them to become peer reviewers. Viviane’s course was the first to get certified by Quality Matters… Read More


Northwest Vista College was recently recognized by the Wellness Council of America with a Well Workplace Award. NVC’s Daniel Johnson said the award was given to NVC because: Kinesiology faculty hosts lunch time fitness/spin class and healthy eating classes throughout the year Kinesiology faculty oversee personal training students to help employees The opportunity for employees to… Read More