May 27, 2016
Northwest Vista College News
NVC Vice President Attends State Leadership Conference
Northwest Vista College (NVC) Vice President for College Services Erin Sherman attended the Texas Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) State Leadership Conference. FBLA-PBL is the largest career student organization in the world which helps members prepare for business careers. As a member of the National Awards Program Committee, Ms. Sherman assisted in the administration of the competition by the 11 chapters at the Conference. New state officers were elected and Ms. Sherman will lead state officer training at NVC in July.
NVC Librarians Facilitate Workshops
NVC librarians Kristin Johnson and Amanda Gorrell facilitated two workshops at the Council of Research and Academic Libraries spring meeting. At the session, “Assessment: This Time It’s Personal,” librarians from Trinity, Our Lady of the Lake, St. Mary’s, Texas A & M-San Antonio, UT Health Science Center, Southwest Texas Research Institute, and the Alamo Colleges, worked on writing measurable outcomes linked to institutional values and missions. “Assessment: Sharing is Caring,” attendees focused on principles of design regarding data and assessment using visualization software.
NVC Grads To Compete at National Golden Gloves Tournament
Northwest Vista College alumnus, Alex Rios Jr., was scheduled to compete at the 2016 National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions but he regarded a meeting with UT-Pan American as more important for his future. The son of former pro-boxer, Alex Rios Sr., Alex graduated from Northwest Vista with an associate degree, concentrating in science. He subsequently earned a degree in sports medicine from the UTSA and plans on obtaining a physician’s assistant certification.
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