Northwest Vista College has a new Heath & Safety team that will help faculty, staff and students as they come to campus with health screenings and overall keeping the college safe. The team will be lead by Garvin Dansby, NVC coordinator of Risk Management. His team has expanded to include Monica Roque, Rey Cardenas and… Read More


This summer Jonathan Cavazos completed his master’s degree in Library and Information Science from The University of North Texas. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Texas State University. He has worked as a Library Assistant at Northwest Vista College for a little over a year and also works as a teaching assistant in… Read More


Rey Cardenas NVC Events Coordinator What his peers say anonymously Rey has jumped feet first into the challenges faced throughout the department when preparing and supporting our students and employees for remote learning and operations. He  transitioned into a direct support role and helped to develop processes that allow for safe, no-contact handouts of equipment.  Rey has worked through the process to be on… Read More


Learning: Dulce Cruz, Adjunct Faculty, Geology Dulce Cruz is an adjunct faculty member temporarily filling in full-time. Ms. Cruz’s temporary position has not stopped her from giving her all and bringing youthful energy to the Geology program at NVC. Dulce worked with the geology faculty to improve the courses that she teaches, and she developed the… Read More


Congratulations to Melinda Zepeda of Northwest Vista College’s English department. She has been been named a Haiti Teacher Fellow for the 2020-2021 academic year. Sponsored by The UNC-Duke Consortium in Latin American & Caribbean Studies, the Haiti Teacher Fellows Program is a fund, year-long fellowship for high school and community college teachers doing the 2020-2021… Read More


NVC’s Psi Beta chapter earned their second Chapter Excellence Award from the Psi Beta National office.   Eligibility for this award requires meeting or exceeding four standards of excellence:  Leadership, Scholarship, Community Service, and Research. NVC’s Psi Beta Chapter and our sister organization, NVC’s Psychology Club, are extremely active organizations on campus.  Within the last academic year, we… Read More


In this Faculty and Staff Coronavirus Update, The following topics are discussed Office 365 Downloads Microsoft Teams Microsoft One Drive To read the newsletter, go to this link: COVID-19 Update    … Read More


Northwest Vista College faculty and staff are invited to join the newly-formed Northwest Vista College Black Lives Matter Association. On July 9, NVC held its first Black Lives Matter townhall meeting. It was there employees candidly talked about race. After that meeting, NVC leadership realized we couldn’t be satisfied with just one event. This led… Read More


Vice President for Student Success Debi Gaitan has been nominated for the Texas Association of Community Colleges’ 2020 Carl M. Cheesie Nelson Administrative Leadership Award. This esteemed award recognizes administrators with outstanding leadership qualities who have made a significant impact on higher education. To learn more about the award, visit https://tacc.org/tacc/carl-m-cheesie-nelson-award   … Read More