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Employee Highlights

Helping Students for the Holidays

The Northwest Vista College Student Advocacy & Resource Center spread a little joy at their FEAST-giving event. They were able to serve 90 families at the Nov. 17 food giveaway to help them prepare for the holidays. Not only was the staff from Facilities and DPS greeting and lending a hand, but over 30 volunteers

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NVC Library Community Outreach to Young Readers

Northwest Visa College Librarian Angela “Bilbe,” Bilbe was delighted to take part in the first annual Information Literacy Night at Carlos Coon Elementary School, a few miles from the college. NVC Math instructor Wes Anderson, whose wife, Sandy, is a Reading Specialist at Coon as well as an adjunct Education instructor at NVC, invited Bilbe

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Power of Influence – Public Relations Conference

Director of Marketing and Strategic Communications Renata Serafin attended the International Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) ICON 2022 conference from Nov. 13-15.  Titled “The Power of Influence,” the PRSA ICON 2022 conference, held in Denton, Texas as well as virtually, brought over 1,200 communication experts from around the world. More than 100 sessions and

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New Interim Dean of Student Success – Dr. Yolanda Reyes Guevara

Congratulations to Dr. Yolanda “Yolo” Reyes Guevara, who begins her new role as Northwest Vista College’s interim dean of Student Success effective on November 7. Yolo has spent the last 17 years preparing for this opportunity. She began her career in higher education at Palo Alto College as a recruiter/advisor and has served in various capacities throughout her career in higher education including director

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Congratulations to Dr. Yolanda Reyes Guevara

Congratulations to Dr. Yolanda Reyes Guevara, who graduated from the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber’s Latina Leadership Institute (LLI) on Oct. 21. She was also appointed interim dean of Student Success for NVC. The mission of LLI is to increase the number and influence of Hispanic Women in elected and appointed office positions in the United States.

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NVC MarComm Wins International Awards

Northwest Vista College’s Marketing & Strategic Communications Team earned six international-level awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). The NVC MarComm team received one platinum, two gold and three honorablementions in the 2022 MARCOM Awards international creative competition for excellence and outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals. The team shares one

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NVC Leadership Visit New WETC Construction

Northwest Vista College’s Leadership Team toured the new Westside Education and Training Center (WETC) currently under construction. They met with Alamo College District’s Sammi Morrill, associate vice chancellor of Operations, Economic & Workforce Development; Art Hall, director of Workforce Centers of Education, District Support Operations; Gene Gonzalez, WETC manager, and other WETC staff members and

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Amazing Math Teacher

From a student: “I just wanted to say Michele Mangold is a dedicated and hard working teacher. I have only had the honor of being the student of a handful of teachers like her and have never met someone as dedicated to her students or as resilient as her. Northwest Vista did an amazing job

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Welcome New Administrative Specialist in Math & Engineering

Northwest Vista College welcomes Agda Alderete as its new full-time administrative specialist in the Math and Engineering department.  Agda’s email is alderete12@alamo.edu and you can find her in Juniper Hall, room 213.  She said: “I am happy to join the Math & Engineering Department as the new Administrative Services Specialist. I am also excited to

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Jennifer Comedy-Holmes Named Interim Vice President

Dear Northwest Vista College Family, It’s my pleasure to announce Jennifer Comedy-Holmes, one of Northwest Vista College’s Deans for Student Success, will assume the role of interim vice president for Student Success, effective Oct. 16, 2022. She will also retain her current duties as dean for Student Success. As the interim vice president, Jennifer will lead all

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October Deer Oaks Supervisor Newsletter

In this month’s Supervisor newsletter, the following topics are discussed: Supervisor Excellence Webinar Series- Transitioning from Staff Member to Supervisor Why to Address Poor Performance Communicating Expectations to Prevent Poor Performance Ask Your EAP! Read it here

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October Deer Oaks Employee Newsletter

For October In this month’s Employee Newsletter, the following topics are discussed: On-Demand Seminar- Navigating Your Holidays National Emotional Wellness Month-Emotional Wellness Toolkit Mindfulness for Your Health Yoga for Health: Positioning Your Body and Mind Read it here

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