Faculty members Sarah Ball, Michael Lee Gardin, Corina Gonzalez-Stout, Kim McClurg, and Melinda Zepeda recently presented at the National Women’s Studies Association held in San Francisco, Calif. Their panel titled ” ‘But, Will That Women’s Studies Class Make?’ Strategies for Queering and Decolonizing State Curricula,” explored processes directly impacting work in feminist teaching and curricula… Read More

Three members of the Northwest Vista College Public Relations team recently attended the national conference of the National Council of Marketing & Public Relations at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort. Renata Serafin, Lisa McDaniel and Melissa Monroe-Young attended the three-day conference that attracted community college professionals from across the U.S., including Hawaii. A variety of… Read More

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