Melinda Zepeda and Marisela Barrera, of the NVC English Department, recently held a reading of selected creative works at “Towards an Aesthetics of South Texas Women Artists Conference” held at Texas A&M University, Kingsville. The conference was held on Oct. 11 and it brought together a number of visual artists, writers, and educators to explore the concept.… Read More


Congratulations to Melinda Zepeda, who serves as associate professor of English at Northwest Vista College. She was selected to participate in the 2018-2019 cohort of the NAFSA Diversity Impact Program and will have the opportunity to attend the organization’s annual conference in Philadelphia in May. NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world’s largest nonprofit… Read More


Melinda Zepeda, associate professor of English, presented at the Two-Year College English Association – Southwest Chapter. Her presentation titled, “Students Teach the Teacher: Why I Write with My Students” focused on her personal pedagogical decisions to write with students in order to help students critically analyze their own identity formation.… Read More