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Honoring Lincoln Elementary: Black Westside Voices – Feb. 13

Date and time:Tuesday, February 13 · 3 – 5pm CSTLocation:610 Southwest 41st StreetTo RSVP, go here.    Honoring Lincoln Elementary: Black Westside Voices Join us for an unforgettable afternoon honoring the legacy of Lincoln Elementary School, located on the vibrant Westside. This in-person event celebrates the voices and stories of the Black community that have

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Dr. Stacey Johnson Named Interim Vice President for Academic Success

Dr. Stacey Johnson has taken on the role as interim vice president for Academic Success and will help launch Northwest Vista College’s first baccalaureate degree. She brings 40 years of direct instructional administrative experience in higher education. She will be working with the academic deans as well as chairs and faculty to further enhance student

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February All College Meeting

If you missed the February All College Meeting, here’s a quick recap: • Hosted by the NVC Dean for Academic Success • Recap of National Day of Collective Healing with Nikki Giovanni • Employee Performance Evaluation 2024 last Thursday with Valarie White • Vista WELLNESS Committee – Laura Quintanilla great turn out College Preventive Wellness

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Take the Library Challenge – Read More!

Is one of your 2024 resolutions to read more? The NVC Library Reading Challenge can help you do this! The Challenge is open to students and employees and runs for the entire Spring semester — you can read books to win prizes while at the same time reaching your reading goals! How does it work?

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Blessing of the Peacemakers – Join us Jan. 28

January is a wonderful time to reengage with compassion and justice through a wide variety of happenings across San Antonio. One such event is the Blessing of the Peacemakers which marks the beginning of the Season of Nonviolence and the closing of Dreamweek. At each blessing, people come together to celebrate through story, community ritual,

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NVC Leads in Transfer Data to University of the Incarnate Word

The Alamo Colleges District partners with colleges and universities to create success opportunities and seamless pathways for students. In the past five years, 3,056 students from colleges within the Alamo Colleges District have transferred to the University of the Incarnate Word. Northwest Vista College leads this pack with 1,025 students. Below are some more data

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QEP’s Information Literacy Skills Helped Thousands of Students

For the last five years, Northwest Vista College’s Quality Enhancement Plan or QEP equipped students with Information Literacy skills that showed them how to Find, ethically Use, Synthesize, and Evaluate information in their classes and in their co-curricular programs. QEP is part of the college’s accreditation process. The regional accrediting body, Southern Association of Colleges

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Helping Students With Children

Students raising children or other dependents have many responsibilities. Whether they are a parent, guardian or caretaker, Northwest Vista recognizes the unique challenges students with children face as they pursue their educational and career goals. Access to college doesn’t just mean academic help; NVC is committed to helping overcome hurdles that keep students from reaching

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HACU Conference Motivates NVC Students to Reach Higher

Two Northwest Vista College students attended HACU’s 37th Annual Conference in Chicago, IL. Jennifer Toledo and Victor Cadena applied and were chosen to represent NVC in the Adelante! Student Leadership track at HACU’s national conference. The students were able to experience a variety of professional development opportunities and panels, as well as experience ways to

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Full Academic Year Registration – Ready Campaign

What’s a Wildly Important Goal (aka WIG) if you can’t make it a bit challenging. Well for Northwest Vista College’s Student Development team, they knocked their goal out the field with their campaign of helping current students register for the spring semester. Not only did the team smash their goal of reaching 3,500 students from

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An NVC Student, Cave Diver and Centipedes – A Story of Science

Just this past summer, Northwest Vista College student Max Sahi participated in the CIMA-LSAMP Summer Research Program, an Alamo Colleges STEM program. Now, he and a cave diver are on the road, bringing light to his research to squash what was thought to be a new animal species swimming in the underwater caves of Mexico’s

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Inspiring Students to Find their Path

By Qiaoying Joy Zhou, PhD Department Chair/Professor Math and Engineering Department In a most recent District Leadership Team meeting “Great Places to Work,” the words “pride” and “recognition” were highlighted by multiple round tables. As educators, we feel a strong sense of “pride” when our students are doing wonderful things in their educational pursuits. Our

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