Important Dates & Info
Women's History Month Art Exhibit
Northwest Vista College’s Art department is honoring several outstanding women artists and celebrating Women’s History Month with “Woman in Art & Education,” until March 31 in the Palmetto Center for the Arts. Six visual artists have been invited to show work or installations for the show. Students and faculty also have their work on display. The closing reception is March 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The four featured visual artists have been chosen for the quality of their individual artwork and for their contribution to education in the arts. There will also be a panel discussion on contemporary women’s issues with women from many disciplines at NVC on March 20 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Online Ethics Training
This is required training on employee-supervisor relationships. This brand-new training focuses specifically on the ethical issues surrounding the employee-supervisor relationship. This training is fast and easy to complete right from your desk or from any computer with internet access, at your own pace - it takes only about 40 minutes for the entire training. Instructions on how to access and complete the training are posted in the Ethics and Compliance website at http://share.alamo.edu/ethics/SitePages/Home.aspx. Here's a link to the training: https://www.kaplanwire.com/Secure/Custom/ACCDCustomLogin.asp
Brown Bag Ethics Discussions
Brown bag lunch conversations about ethics will take place on Thursday, March 22 at 11 a.m. in room 122 of the Cypress Campus Center. The topic is "Do We Have an Obligation to Avoid Moral Conflict? — Reflections on "Occupy Wall Street" with Charles Hinkley, Ph.D.
NVC is concurrently (along with the other colleges) conducting the PACE survey. You should have received an email from NILIE to participate in the survey. Your responses should reflect your experiences at Northwest Vista College. The survey closes March 12. NILIE is a third-party provider. The acronym stands for the National Initiative for Leadership and Institutional Effectiveness.
Sign up Now for Children's Enrichment Classes and Summer Camp
Children’s Enrichment Program (CEP) offers classes and activities that focus on individual and community growth. CEP’s hands-on activities promote learning while having fun in classes such as Math, Music, Dance, Art, Reading, Science, Fencing, Martial Arts and various other classes. Classes are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m..
KIDS Jam Summer Camps are weekly thematic camps (e.g., Secret Agent Camp, Art Explorers, Astronomy Camp, Basketball/Volleyball Camp, Dance/Cheer Camp and other camps) that serve students 1st grade through 8th grade. Summer camp hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For more information, call 486-4428 or visit: http://www.alamo.edu/nvc/children/
Recruitment Team Wants to Support You
If you are working closely with any Northside ISD School on projects, events, mentorships etc, the Recruitment team would like to know so they can help support your efforts. Please contact Alyssia Woolard at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
Your School Contact
The School Name
What type of partnership you have with the school
They would like to provide you information and recruitment materials to reinforce your contributions, please let them know how they can better serve you and the prospective students you work with.
Don't be Left Out!
Join NVC as it celebrates the success of NVC graduates on May 12 at the Joe and Harry Freeman Coliseum. Your presence and support at commencement makes for a memorable experience. Request your regalia before it's too late. Go to the link and e-mail the form to the Degree Completion Team at email@example.com.
Door Decorating Contests
NVC Staff Council is hosting door decorating contests throughout the semester. The themes are St. Patrick's Day that will be judged on March 13, Fiesta with judging on April 26, graduation with judging on May 18 and a Hawaii theme with judging on June 12. If your area wants to participate, contact Melissa Aguirre at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Java with Jackie
April 5 is the next hour-long session of Java with Jackie, which is a chance to get updates about the college, departments or ask general questions from NVC president Jackie Claunch. The meeting takes place in the Palmetto Center for the Arts , room 105R at 3 p.m. See the link for future meeting dates.