Employee Highlights

Employee Highlights

Diana Kersey Receives Wildcat Spirit Award

Wildcat Spirit Award by Erin Sherman  This Wildcat Spirit recipient strengthens the NVC community through her passion for teaching and spirit of togetherness. She is an extremely talented artist with the ability to bridge creation and teaching to inspire her students. She is a trusted colleague willing to pitch in for the betterment of our

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Jesse Harbert September Employee of the Month

An Employee of the Month exemplifies the NVC culture through our core values. This person exemplifies our culture our values of Collaboration, Can-Do Spirit, and Students First. Collaboration This candidate is always willing to help no matter what. They are always a great support in many capacities. Students have also praised this person for their

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NVC Welcomes New Sr. Coordinator for Access Office

Jennifer has recently joined Northwest Vista College as a senior coordinator in the Access Office. Jennifer has served in higher education for the past 18 years. She spent the last 10 years as director of Student Success at San Antonio College leading various teams in disABILITY Support Services, International Student Services, Veterans Affairs, and Dual

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NVC Emerging Leaders and ALAS 2022 Graduates

Congratulations to the 2022 graduates of the Northwest Vista College Emerging Leaders and Alamo Colleges Leadership Academy for Success programs. The Alamo Colleges District Emerging Leaders Program is a 5 1/2 month leadership development program founded on Franklin Covey’s process-focused content: Great Leader, Great Teams, Great Results. The Alamo Colleges Leadership Academy for Success (ALAS) is

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New NVC Staff Senate Members

Congratulations to the new Northwest Vista College Staff Senate members: Officers: President:  Cynthia Rosas Vice President:  Elladean Moreno Treasurer:  Minerva Muniz Secretary:  Delilah Salazar Historian:  Melissa Monroe – Young Parliamentarian:  Melissa Moya Members: Rosemarie Rodriguez Paul Vallejo Larry Trejo Malcolm Higgins Veronica Buendida Alicia Baltazar Barbara Rodriguez

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Dr. Brenya Buchalski Receives U.S. Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

Brenya Twumasi (Buchalski), a lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas at San Antonio and a long-time adjunct faculty member at Northwest Vista College, is set to receive the U.S. President’s Lifetime Achievement award for her service to the San Antonio community and the nation. The award recognizes those who contribute

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Public Relations Awards Given to ACD Employees

Congratulations to Alamo Colleges District Chancellor, Dr. Mike Flores, for receiving the Public Relations Champion Award; and Melissa Monroe-Young, APR, of Northwest Vista College for receiving the Community Service Award. They received the recognition from the San Antonio chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and both will be honored at the organization’s annual

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New HR Representatives Serving NVC

Northwest Vista College welcomes two new Human Resources professionals to assist with employee needs. Elsie Adams is the interim benefits coordinator for NVC. She’s housed at San Antonio College. She can be reached either by phone, Microsoft TEAMS or email. Her email is eadams@alamo.edu and her phone number is 210-486-1417. Thaddeus G. Fernandez is an interim Human

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New Name for WAC and New Coordinator

The Writing Across the Curriculum Lab – now called the Multidisciplinary Writing Center (MWC) – has a new coordinator Kathryn “Kate” Fischer. She recently worked in the WAC Lab as a tutor since April of 2019. MWC is still part of the national Writing Across the Curriculum Initiative. Before 2019, Kate worked at UTSA as first

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NVC Psi Beta Snags Four Awards

Congratulations to Northwest Vista College’s Psi Beta chapter. They earned four national awards for 2022. The awards are: The Chapter Excellence Award for the 2021-2022 academic year. Megan Davis (PB president) is of a select few PB members nationwide to have earned the Emerging Researcher Award, as well as the Anne Anastasi Mission Scholarship ($500). The

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Employee of the Month – Ricardo Gonzalez

Employee of the Month for May Ricardo Gonzalez Multimedia Intern NVC Marketing and Strategic Communications What his peers say anonymously “Ricardo is always kind, well-mannered and speaks highly of everyone. No matter how stressful the workload gets in our department, the nominee is always calm, collected and works diligently on each project. Chances are that

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Congrats to Don Lucas Appointed to THEC Psychology Subcommittee

Congratulations to Dr. Don Lucas, who was recently appointed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Commission to serve a three-year term on the Texas Transfer Advisory Committee’s Discipline Specific Subcommittee on Psychology. The charge of the subcommittee is to use a data-informed approach to support transfer students from community colleges, and specifically to maximize the

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