NVC faculty member Heidi Hunt is a math professor, saxophonist, writer, runner, and mom. She’s also now the author of “The Final Stretch: Journey to Wholeness,” published this year. On the back of her new book, Jean Ohlerking Flower, co-founder of Children’s Cup International, said “Raw and rare are two words that describe the exposed… Read More

Kudos to NVC’s newest librarian, Rose Rodriguez, for winning a $1,000 scholarship to attend the Joint Conference for Librarians of Color (JCLC) September 26-30 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Ten different library associations provided scholarship funds to give library employees the chance to network and participate in professional development on topics surrounding race, accessibility, and leadership.… Read More

Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser is the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Alumnus from the School of Liberal Arts from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO). Dr. Baser will be formally honored during the Alumni Awards luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 13, at noon in the Calcagno Family Ballroom. All alumni and friends of the… Read More

Ten Northwest Vista College employees recently attended the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce luncheon and panel discussion titled “Latinas are Leaders.” The luncheon honored four women who are the first Latinas within their respective industry. The panel was moderated by Texas A&M University – San Antonio president Cynthia Teniente-Matson and featured: Shalla Santos Sluyter,… Read More

A Northwest Vista College faculty member and students took part in the fifth annual Ciencia, ingenieria y Matematicas Aliados (CIMA) – Louis Stakes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program and awards ceremony at St. Philip’s College on Aug. 9. Claudia Verdin, a co-principal investigator at Northwest Vista College, had five student researchers that participated during… Read More

Five-Year Anniversaries Adam Aguirre Barbara Arevalos David Breiten Adriana Cantu Cherie Burnside Richard De La Garza Todd Deaver Rosalinda Encina Tamotia Franks Marlon Go Marsha Gonzales Brooke Lee Marlena Lomas Meagan Luna Shirley Pena Joe Riojas Angie Riojas Ernest Roel Jessika Stokley Mark Tovar Marie Valdez Karen Wilking Ten-Year Anniversaries Erica Arcos Kelly Blanco Christina… Read More

Robin Sandberg  Robin Sandberg has been named NVC’s new dean for Student Success. As the dean for Student Success, she will work with the directors and leaders of Enrollment and Advising to continue to develop and implement student-centered support services. Robin joined NVC in 2008 as the coordinator of Recruitment and Early Outreach. In 2011,… Read More

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Congratulations to the Northwest Vista College Touchstone winners below: Caring: Hector Trevino Math & Engineering Department Instructor/Math Adjunct Coordinator “I offer my strongest recommendation that Hector Trevino be selected for the 2018 Touchstone Champion Awards. Hector’s performance as a faculty and adjunct coordinator has been nothing short of stellar! He is continually lauded by peers… Read More

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

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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