The NVC Math Paths team held a Student Success retreat on April 13 at the Holiday Inn Hotel to update employees on the innovative strategies this program has achieved and changes coming ahead. This is the first conference for NVC Math Paths, which was born out of a federal Title V grant. The purpose of… Read More


Two Northwest Vista College math faculty, Heidi Hunt-Ruiz and Eddie Bishop, along with NVC Vice President Deborah Gaitan, were invited to present at the Corequisite Conference at St. Philip’s College last week. The presentation was a very informative and well received by the audience. Anna Harwin, who served as a coach, mentor, and teacher of… Read More


Thanks to a STEM grant awarded a few years ago, NVC faculty Claudia Verdin Chagoya and two Northwest Vista College STEM students recently received the opportunity to travel to San Diego for the 2017 U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference. The news organization, according to its website, holds the conference to help craft the… Read More


Congratulations to three faculty members – Heidi Hunt-Ruiz, Eddie Bishop, and Dr. Anna Harwin – of NVC’s Math & Engineering Department. Their proposal, “Project Math Paths: More Graduates & Better Success!” has been selected to be included as a 50-minute session at the 41st Annual Conference of the National Association for Developmental Education in Oklahoma City in… Read More


Congratulations to NVC Humanities faculty member Daniel Padgett. His paper, titled “Scientific Depravity and Ontological Commitment” was accepted for presentation at the 2017 American Philosophical Association (APA) Pacific meeting in Seattle. APA conferences tend to be generally very competitive  in terms of having a paper accepted for presentation. This paper considers two questions. First, what are the… Read More


Scott Walker, ScEdD, Northwest Vista College Geography program coordinator, will present two accepted presentations at the International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research Conference in San Antonio on Oct. 31. Scott’s presentations are “Low-Cost Tech for Ethnographic Landscape Investigations with Community College Students” and “Visual Geography: Teaching Geography through Photography.”… Read More