Congratulations to Dr. Don Lucas, who was recently appointed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Commission to serve a three-year term on the Texas Transfer Advisory Committee’s Discipline Specific Subcommittee on Psychology. The charge of the subcommittee is to use a data-informed approach to support transfer students from community colleges, and specifically to maximize the… Read More

The Northwest Vista College Psychology Department took by storm the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) from April 8-10 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. NVC Professor of Psychology, Dr. Don Lucas, Associate Professor of Psychology, Jen Fox, and Adjunct Professor Zach Hanich, along with eight NVC Psychology students attended the annual SWPA meeting. In… Read More

Northwest Vista College psychology professor and discipline coordinator “Dr. Don” Lucas has partnered with math professor Dr. Heidi Hunt to help students improve their learning, persevere in their classes and succeed in course and degree completion. Dr. Don has designed an “Investigate Your Learning” Discovery Seminar to teach foundations of learning that go far beyond… Read More

What do I know about sexual behavior? Where can I learn more information about mental disorders? How do my senses work? Why do people do the things they do? Psychology offers potential answers to all of these questions and more. Psychology, the scientific study of behaviors and mental processes, studies a wide range of behaviors,… Read More

Northwest Vista College Professor Don Lucas was featured in for his unique trek to local H-E-B stores. The article said, “At 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, Don Lucas and his two friends jumped into their car to take on a challenge like no other: to walk every single aisle at all 46 San Antonio H-E-B… Read More

With the help of a new grant, Dr. Don Lucas, Ph.D., likely could become a YouTube star, and he’s not just talking about happiness. He’s enlightening his audiences about human sexuality. The $5,000 grant from the Association of Psychological Science will allow Dr. Don (as the NVC community likes to call him) to pay NVC students… Read More

Northwest Vista College Psychology department rocked the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) March 31 to April 2 in San Antonio. NVC Professor of Psychology, Dr. Don Lucas, instructors of Psychology Anna Evans, Jen Fox, and Cindy Jacox, and NVC staff member, Gerona Nylander, along with more than 20 current and former NVC Psychology… Read More

Northwest Vista College’s “Dr. Don” Lucas and student Matthew Wheeler were recently one of three winners out of 150 contest entries that were selected by NISOD/Community College Week Scott Wright Student Essay Contest. This is an opportunity for students to describe how a faculty member, staff member, or administrator helped them complete a course, finish a semester,… Read More