Daniel Rodriguez is the new college service coordinator of Northwest Vista College, working with asset management. His main priority is making sure NVC knows where everything is. He’s also in charge of the team that does pickups for furniture and any surplus. Prior to NVC, Daniel has worked in customer service positions at Kohls, Nielsen,… Read More


Garvin Dansby is the new coordinator of College Risk Management for Northwest Vista College. He has oversight for the campus occupational safety, and emergency preparedness programs. Garvin’s breath of experience include managing risk and safety in the military (US Air Force retired), manufacturing, local government, public utilities and nonprofit organizations. Garvin earned a B.S. in Management… Read More


The Northwest Vista College Staff Council will soon become the Northwest Vista College Staff Senate. Although the name has changed, its mission to enhance the professionalism of all staff members by increasing access to information, participation, communication and recognition is as strong as ever. NVC Staff Senate will accomplish its goals by: Representing the concerns… Read More


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Graciela Sanchez Student Success Advising Team Support Specialist Graciela Sanchez was recently nominated Northwest Vista College Employee of the Month at the September Bragging Breakfast meeting. Her colleagues said she has a great attitude. She is always very positive and is always willing to go the extra mile for her team and students. Graciela is… Read More


Alumni and current students from Northwest Vista College’s Community Health Worker program recently participated in the Diez y Seis de Septiembre Parade and Celebration honoring Mexico’s independence at the Avenida Guadalupe Association on Sept. 16. Faculty member Guadalupe Cornejo  said participating in the parade was very significant and empowering. She added the goal was to… Read More


NVC Workforce Donates Shirts to High School Students This past week, Workforce Education and Training donated college shirts to the Communities in Schools organization. Communities in Schools “does whatever it takes to help at-risk students stay in school and succeed in life”.  Mary Brown of Communities in Schools, (in the picture) was thrilled to get… Read More


Charlie Young Charlie Young is the latest addition to the NVC Teaching with Technology department as an Academic Program Specialist. He earned a BA and MA in Convergent Media from the University of the Incarnate Word while serving as web editor for the student run newspaper, The Logos, and as a photographer for the Office of Communications… Read More


Math Orientation Helps Students The Title V Project Math Paths (PMP) Team offered a second successful MATH 1414 Orientation for fall 2017. This orientation was initiated by Anna Harwin (Math faculty), because of low success rates for STEM students enrolled in MATH 1414. The orientation was conducted from Aug. 22 through Aug. 23 and was… Read More


Analysa Castillo Welcome to Analysa Castillo, the new administrative assistant to the Dean for Arts and Science department at Northwest Vista College. Analysa attended NVC for the past two years and received an Associate of Arts in Teaching, EC-6, 4-8 this past May. She transferred to Texas A&M San Antonio for the fall of 2017… Read More


The new faculty luncheon was held on Wednesday, Aug. 23 to give an opportunity for faculty to meet Northwest Vista’s leadership team. This semester, NVC hired 13 full-time faculty and four full-time temporary faculty. They range in disciplines from Social Sciences, Math, Natural and Physical Science, and Workforce academic programs. Some of the faculty members shared some… Read More


Randall Garza Randall Garza, Ph.D., has joined Northwest Vista College as an associate director in Student Success. He earned a BA in Journalism and an MS in Sociology from the University of Texas Pan American (Now UTRGV) and a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Our Lady of the Lake University. In his 12 years working in… Read More


Northwest Vista’s Cathy Gonzalez of the Recruitment team recently attended a college-wide vendor exhibit at the Summer Institute on July 14. The theme for this year’s Summer Institute was the “The Future of San Antonio (College & Career Readiness)”, and all of the vendors were San Antonio-area universities and colleges. The Summer Institute is an annual event… Read More