Recently, team members from Northwest Vista College’s Community Math grant participated in a “platica” (conversation) at Time Dollar community center on the city’s West Side. “What an honor to hear from moms (and one dad ) who are learning how to advocate for their children, and soon for each other…all while learning math,” said Heidi Hunt, Ed.D, Co-PI… Read More


Congratulations to Northwest Vista College’s Homer Guevara Jr., who was recently recognized at the Alamo Colleges Board of Trustees board meeting for his 10 years of service on the CPS Energy Board of Trustees. Homer was also featured on KSAT News recently as being one of 150 leaders going to the state capitol to advocate… Read More


Congratulations to Yolanda “Yolo” Reyes Guevara, who begins her new role as Northwest Vista College’s Director of Enrollment Services on March 1. Yolanda has spent the last 13 years preparing for this opportunity. She has served in various capacities throughout her career in higher education to include: recruiter/advisor at Palo Alto College and St. Philip’s College,… Read More


The March Bragging Breakfast had a Mardi Gras theme with an authentic Cajun accent from Northwest Vista College Dean Pat Fontenot. He introduced his Academic Support Services team, and three of them did mini presentations of their areas. Laura Lawrence of NVC Teaching with Technology said her area has seen passing rates increase for students… Read More


Jewel Graw Academic Lab Technician Natural and Physical Sciences What her peers say anonymously: Jewel goes beyond her normal job duties. She sees a problem, studies and researches it, and comes up with a resolution that will benefit not only the faculty and students but the department as well. Her work ethics have provided positive… Read More


Northwest Vista College Drama faculty Tim Hedgepeth and the entire Lionel Barts’s Oliver! cast were recently featured on KENS 5’s morning show. The musical’s last day is March 10. To see the segment, click here: http://tinyurl.com/y5szss7v… Read More


In the last few months, nearly 200 Northwest Vista College students have benefitted from much-needed pop-up food pantries. No questions were asked of the students and many of them left expressing their gratitude for the free food. While Northwest Vista College is located in a more affluent area than other parts of the city, the… Read More


Just a few weeks since the launch of Northwest Vista College’s archaeology field school, students from universities are taking notice. Typically, archaeology students have to wait until they are juniors or seniors before they can do  hands-on field work. On top of that, many students are expected to travel out of the United States to… Read More


In every team and department at Northwest Vista College, there are always great stories to tell that show faculty and staff going above and beyond. While it’s hard to capture every story, we hope to periodically share in this space some of the major accomplishments or projects that are taking place. Members of the executive… Read More


In the February issue of The Employee Enhancement Newsletter Stress and Your Body Effective Communication: Basic Skills Prepare for 2019 with Post-Christmas Financial Checklist Read more here: February 2019 Employee Newsletter The Supervisor/HR Newsletter Building a Collaborative Team Environment Ten Things to Promote Cultural Competence at Work Ask Your EAP – Helpful questions and answers… Read More


Joseph Sifuentes Help Desk Specialist Information & Confirmation Technologies What his co-workers say anonymously Joesph’s integrity in the work that he does, by being reliable and trustworthy. He always looks to do what is right and provides great service and support to those that nominee works with and to the college. Is always willing to go the… Read More