December 16, 2016
Northwest Vista College News
NVC Students Featured on Local News Program
Northwest Vista College (NVC) Teri Dimas, Coordinator of the Personal Fitness Training program, and students, Donna Dufrene-Alvizo, Calie Chesler, Kristen Vargas and Maribel Miller were recently featured on Fox 29/35 KABB San Antonio Daytime at 9, promoting NVC’s personal trainer program. Additionally, four NVC students, Noah Hinojosa, Theo Mouawad, Andrew Medina, and Jose Cuevas, from NVC’s Digital Video and Cinema Production program, produced and edited a behind-the-scenes video of KENS 5, Great Day SA News Magazine Show. These NVC Digital Video and Cinema Production students were featured on KENS 5.
NVC Business Council Celebrates Coaches and Scholarships
Nine members of the Northwest Vista College (NVC) Business Council participated in the Business Leader Career Coaching Program, which matches participants with an NVC Student Development instructor and the instructor’s class. Career coaches provided presentations on a variety of topics including: goal setting, career development, interpersonal communication, financial literacy and more. Business leaders in the program included Carolyn Sartori, GM Financial, Rosantina Aranda, Frost Bank, Patrick Quilty, Follett, Erica Noriega, Frost Bank, Dana Reeder, Reeder Consulting, Jesse Gonzalez, The Hartford, Kenny Vallespin, The Bank of San Antonio, Alyssa Quezada, Courtyard by Marriott SeaWorld Westover Hills, and Steve Johnson, College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors. All membership dues for the Council are used to provide scholarships for NVC students. To date, the Council has awarded five scholarships to NVC students.
NVC Faculty Member Featured in New Book
The recent publication of the book, “Despertando el Ser: Transforming Latino Teachers’ Identities, Consciousness, and Beliefs,” includes writing and research by Northwest Vista College (NVC) Mathematics Faculty, Dr. Claudia Verdin. Her work can be found in chapter six of the book. Dr. Verdin’s work, which was co-written with UTSA Math faculty Dr. Lorena Claeys, focuses on uncovering the teaching motivations of Latina and Mexican STEM educators.
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