July 21, 2016
Northwest Vista College News
NVC Grads Get Published in Research Magazines
Northwest Vista College alumni and recent UTSA graduates Andre Childs and Jay Guiliani had research articles published in the Journal of Raman Spectroscopy (Andre) and the Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry (Jay). Both students credited NVC with expanding their horizons and opening doors. Publication as an undergraduate student is rare in the research arena. Jay was awarded a National Science Foundation Student Award of Excellence while at NVC and currently is seeking his PhD in physics at UTSA.
NVC Vice President Attends PREP Session
NVC Vice President of Academic Success Amy Whitworth welcomed students to the Prefreshman Engineering Program (PREP) held on at NVC for more than a dozen years. PREP prepares middle and high school students, especially women and minorities, for success in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) careers. Students from 6th - 9th grade are participating in their first summer of PREP (the program has a four-year curriculum and University PREP) with a Logic, Introduction to Engineering, and Problem Solving curriculum.
NVC Student Success Holds Fourth Annual Celebration
NVC Student Success held its fourth annual awards celebration to recognize outstanding performance by advisors and conduct team building training. The Sharpen the Saw-Most Improved Award went to Frankie Saucedo. Give ‘Em a Pickle- Exceptional Customer Service Award was shared between Adriana Alcala, Anna Castorena, and Angie Riojas. The Peer Leader Award went to Liz Ceballos. The Fish Philosophy Award was presented to Omar Chavira and the Most Innovative Award was given to Jonathon Gonzales.
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