Northwest Vista Student Advocacy Center Director Lisa Black recently took part in a webinar that discussed the challenges institutions face around scaling emergency aid. The webinar looked at the emergency aid models that Amarillo College and the Alamo Colleges District successfully rolled out to support their students. Leaders from both institutions discussed the challenges they… Read More


Congratulations to Lisa Black, director of the Northwest Vista College Advocacy Team. Lisa and Zach Taylor, Ph.D, of the Trellis Company, authored an article titled,”The COVID Effect: How Community College Student Emergency Aid Needs Changed After the COVID-19 Global Pandemic,” for the Teachers College Record. Teachers College Record is a journal of research, analysis, and… Read More


Northwest Vista College welcomes Lisa Black, LMSW, the new director of Advocacy Services, located in Husiache Hall. Lisa was previously at San Antonio College as its founding director of the Student Advocacy Center where she was in that position for three years. The center supports students with food, clothing, emergency assistance and mental health care.┬áLisa… Read More