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Congrats to Don Lucas Appointed to THEC Psychology Subcommittee

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

NVC Psychology Students Attend and Present at Professional Research Conference

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

Psychology and Math Partner on Cross Discipline Retention Strategy

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

NVC Psych Represent at Regional Conference

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

Student Essay Snags Accolades for Dr. Don

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,