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

Faculty, Staff and Students Earn Mental Health Certification

The Northwest Vista College Mental Health Initiative Committee and NVC Psychology Assistant Professor Jennifer Fox brought together faculty, staff and students for a development session from The Center for Health Care Services Foundation of San Antonio to earn certification in Mental Health First Aid. “We are passionate about mental health and believe that faculty and

Engaging Community College Students in Publishable Research

Northwest Vista College Dean of Academic Success Dr. Russell J. Frohardt recently published an article in “Frontiers in Psychology” titled “Engaging Community College Students in Publishable Research.” In the article, Dr. Frohardt says that “40% of all first-time freshmen attend community college in the U.S (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2018). To engage more undergraduates

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