Dr. Scott Walker, professor of Geography and Environmental Sustainability, recently returned from a 16-day faculty development seminar that visited four cities in India. Through the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC), in partnership with the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS), Scott and 15 other minority-serving institute community college faculty members participated in lectures… Read More


Three Northwest Vista Geography and Environmental Sustainability students, along with NVC’s Dr. Scott Walker, presented at the 2018 Southwest Division of the American Association of Geographers annual meeting from Oct. 3-6, at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. “Established in 1949, SWAAG exists to further professional investigations in geography, to encourage the application of geographic… Read More


NVC’s Renewal and Reflection for Integrated Education Team hosted from Oct. 6-8, the “16th Annual Gathering of Those Active in the Work of the Center for Renewal & Wholeness in Higher Education,” otherwise known as the “Gathering.” The three-day conference, with 36 participants from around the country, focused on healing our divided world. Guest speakers included… 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