Congratulations to the new Northwest Vista College Staff Senate members: Officers: President:  Cynthia Rosas Vice President:  Elladean Moreno Treasurer:  Minerva Muniz Secretary:  Delilah Salazar Historian:  Melissa Monroe – Young Parliamentarian:  Melissa Moya Members: Rosemarie Rodriguez Paul Vallejo Larry Trejo Malcolm Higgins Veronica Buendida Alicia Baltazar Barbara Rodriguez… Read More

This past February, NVC came together via Zoom to celebrate the retirement of Elizabeth “Betty” Cunningham. Again we will celebrate her accomplishments and life this week at her funeral services. She passed away on July 2. She worked in Student Success in leadership of the Veteran’s Center and received numerous recognitions and accolades for her… Read More

“A hacker saw my financials recently…they felt bad for me and set up a Go Fund me page.” We can chuckle at this cyber humor, however, cyber crime is a serious problem in today’s world. Hackers pose a grave threat to a nation’s infrastructure at any given time. To combat these crimes, Cyber Security/Information Assurance… Read More

In collaboration with Alamo Colleges District leadership, Northwest Vista College held an advising town hall this summer for all NVC Advising staff in an effort to discuss and prepare for a new AlamoADVISE model. Approved by the Alamo Colleges Board of Trustees on July 16, the new model will lower the student to Certified Advisor… Read More

Brenya Twumasi (Buchalski), a lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas at San Antonio and a long-time adjunct faculty member at Northwest Vista College, is set to receive the U.S. President’s Lifetime Achievement award for her service to the San Antonio community and the nation. The award recognizes those who contribute… Read More

Congratulations to Alamo Colleges District Chancellor, Dr. Mike Flores, for receiving the Public Relations Champion Award; and Melissa Monroe-Young, APR, of Northwest Vista College for receiving the Community Service Award. They received the recognition from the San Antonio chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and both will be honored at the organization’s annual… Read More

Northwest Vista College and Metro Health Host Back-to-School and COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics In partnership with Metro Health, Northwest Vista College will host two pop-up clinics for back-to-school and COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday, August 2 and Friday, Sept. 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Mountain Laurel Hall 101A & 101B. All employees and the community are welcome. Metro Health… Read More

Northwest Vista College welcomes two new Human Resources professionals to assist with employee needs. Elsie Adams is the interim benefits coordinator for NVC. She’s housed at San Antonio College. She can be reached either by phone, Microsoft TEAMS or email. Her email is and her phone number is 210-486-1417. Thaddeus G. Fernandez is an interim Human… Read More

Pride month honors the history, accomplishments, and continuing pursuit of equality in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex (LGBTQI) community, including any person who identifies in the community, including non-binary, two-spirit, third-gender, asexual, and more. Why We Celebrate in June The LGBTQI movement began in the U.S. after the June 1969 police raid at… Read More

The Writing Across the Curriculum Lab – now called the Multidisciplinary Writing Center (MWC) – has a new coordinator Kathryn “Kate” Fischer. She recently worked in the WAC Lab as a tutor since April of 2019. MWC is still part of the national Writing Across the Curriculum Initiative. Before 2019, Kate worked at UTSA as first… Read More

Congratulations to Northwest Vista College’s Psi Beta chapter. They earned four national awards for 2022. The awards are: The Chapter Excellence Award for the 2021-2022 academic year. Megan Davis (PB president) is of a select few PB members nationwide to have earned the Emerging Researcher Award, as well as the Anne Anastasi Mission Scholarship ($500). The… Read More

In this month’s Deer Oaks newsletter, the following employee topics are available: Supervisor Excellence Webinar Series: Strengthening the Team Coping with TraumaYc Events: Advice for Managers Managing Layoff Survivors Ask Your EAP! See this link for the articles.… Read More