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NVC Shares 4DX Journey with Education Service Centers

A group of Education Service Center (ESC-20) representatives from across Texas visited Northwest Vista College on Tuesday, August 1st to learn about NVC’s experience with the 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX) process. Hosted by NVC 4DX Lead Dr. Janie Scott and 4DX Coach Felix Salinas  Jr. the purpose was to share NVC’s journey and best

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Convocation – Expanding our Horizon: Creating our Tomorrow

This year’s Northwest Vista College convocation theme of Expanding our Horizon: Creating our Tomorrow was appropriate for this year’s celebration. Enrollment has come back even stronger since the pandemic; most faculty and staff are back on campus, and NVC welcomes a new president, Dr. Amy Bosley.  The stronger enrollment means NVC has surpassed San Antonio

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Beginning Stages of Allied Health Prep Program at WETC

The new Westside Education & Training Center (WETC), for the first time in a long time, will welcome NVC students taking science classes starting this fall. Students will have three biology classes to choose from for the fall, including Biology for nonmajors, Anatomy & Physiology I, and General Biology for Science majors, said Dr. Eric

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Making Human Rights Reality: NVC is Taking the Lead

The 17th International Human Rights Summit was held in New York at the United Nations building in early July. The theme for the summit was “IMAGINE: EQUALITY. DIGNITY. UNITY — Youth Making it a Reality.” Youth and adult delegates, educators, and advocates for Human Rights attended from all over the world. Dr. Haetham Abdul-Razaq, Northwest

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NVC Library Family Study Room

The NVC library has partnered with Student Success to create the NVC Library Family Study Room. Designed for NVC students with young children, it offers a quiet, private area for students to study while caring for their children. The family-friendly space is housed in the library, on the 1st floor of the Redbud Learning Center

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New Projectors on Campus to Enhance Remote or Hybrid Learning

NVC Information and Communication Technologies (IT) is completing a campus project through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) that allows for better remote or hybrid student and instructor access. The plan comprises new projectors on campus that include high-quality projection, updated control panels, in-ceiling microphones and speakers, as well as follow-me cameras. “These new

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STEM Students Summer Program at NVC

The Northwest Vista College Plus+STEM cohort students and High School Bridge students visited The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Klesse College of Engineering and Integrated Design on Friday June 23, 2023. In addition, several of the Plus+STEM students are also members of the TATE consortium agreement between NVC/Alamo Colleges and UTSA. Joanna Martinez

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NVC Psychology Students Present at International Meeting

By NVC Faculty, Dr. Don Lucas With 35,000 psychological scientists, academics, clinicians, researchers, educators, administrators, and students representing 80 countries, the Association for Psychological Science (APS) is the leading international organization advancing scientific psychology. APS meets every year in late spring, bringing together 4000+ scientists to share, present, and discuss the latest research in the

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American History Up Close

Northwest Vista College is helping many of its employees see American history up close. For the first time in the college’s history, it sponsored a six-day trip with 30 faculty and staff to the Deep South. Along with the collaboration of the San Antonio Peace Center, from June 7 to June 12, thirty faculty and

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NVC Students Travel to Costa Rica for Adventure Trip

By NVC Faculty Scott Walker Nine students enrolled in Physical Anthropology and Environmental Science wrapped up a 16-day adventure at three research stations in Costa Rica in early June. Students practiced field research techniques in bird surveying, hawksbill sea turtle capture, water sampling, mangrove forest analysis and valuation, primate observation, primate habitat analysis, ethogram development

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NVC Students Use STEM Skills to Give Back to Community

Northwest Vista College students are not just sitting in an idle classroom, they are making reading fun for elementary students. And, getting kids to read is becoming a national crisis. “Per the National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP), there has been a significant decline in reading skills during the last three years due to the pandemic—only about

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NVC Students Participate in NASA Community College Program

Two Northwest Vista College (NVC) students are participating in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program (NCAS) Mission 3. This experiential learning opportunity includes a 10-day virtual program followed by five days onsite at the NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. According to Dr. Martha Trevino of the Alamo Colleges District Office of Workplace Learning,

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