September 13, 2019 | NVC News The Northwest Vista family has been saddened by the untimely passing of Lynne Dean, who passed away on Aug. 24 from complications related to cancer treatment. Since 2010, Lynne served as NVC’s director of Institutional Advancement, interacting with thousands of people including students, faculty, staff and community members. Lynne’s expertise in developing relationships resulted in the hugely successful Friends of the Arts (FANs) and the NVC Business Council. During her tenure, Lynne also coordinated college-wide activities such as commencement and Wildcat Days. Lynne served students and alums with a sense of compassion and care. The memorial for Lynne was held on Sept. 5. A reception followed at the Palmetto Center for the Arts, where Lynne held many FANs receptions. To read more about Lynne and her life, go here to read her obituary. Lynne’s family and friends have established a scholarship in Lynne’s name and donations can be made at the following link: https://www.alamo.edu/about-us/offices-departments/departments/foundation/donation-form/ Designate amount Under “designation,” select “Use Where Needed Most/Annual Fund” Click on “Tribute Gift” and Designate “This gift is in Honor Of” Type Lynne Dean Follow the remainder of the steps Another way to donate is through the 2019 Employee Giving Campaign which was Lynne’s work and passion: https://www.alamo.edu/nvc/experience-nvc/community/donations/employee-giving-campaign/.