In every team and department at Northwest Vista College, there are always great stories to tell that show faculty and staff going above and beyond. While it’s hard to capture every story, we hope to periodically share in this space some of the major accomplishments or projects that are taking place. Members of the executive… Read More


Minerva Muñiz began her higher education journey in 2001 and has worked at multiple institutions in which the last 13 years has been at Northwest Vista College. Minerva began her tenure with the Alamo Colleges at Northwest Vista College, during which time she has enjoyed providing service and support to our students, faculty, staff, administration,… Read More


Priscilla Muñiz NVC College Services Academic Support Specialist What her peers say anonymously  Priscilla brings unique talents to the team. She is able to appreciate and synthesize varied viewpoints and expectations and develop creative solutions in a positive and supportive manner. She is understanding and supportive of her colleagues within College Services and throughout the… Read More


It was thundering and lighting during the October Bragging Breakfast. The storm acoustics were really from a video playing to set the mood for the Harry Potter theme while faculty and staff were getting breakfast and mingling. Michael Lee Gardin, president of NVC Faculty Senate, which hosted the breakfast, shared the purpose of the organization… Read More


  At a ceremony on Oct. 1, Northwest Vista College held a Topping Out celebration for its new Desert Willow Welcome Center and Texas Ash Parking Garage. The highlight of the event was the signing by attendees of a giant purple steel beam which will be incorporated into the Welcome Center. The 50,000-square-foot center will serve as a “front door” to the… Read More


Northwest Vista College’s new mural titled, “Changing the World” which is hanging in the Cypress Campus Center was recently featured in the Rivard Report. Read it here. The San Antonio Express-News recently featured a Northwest Vista College student and the campus in a story about graduation rates increasing at the Alamo Colleges. Read the story… Read More


Members of the Northwest Vista College Business Council and Friends of the Arts came together on Oct. 4 to celebrate Lynne Dean’s service to the college as director of NVC Institutional Advancement. She passed away unexpectedly Aug. 24. At the event, Lynne’s husband, Robert Dean, said Lynne loved her job and despite being ill, she… Read More


Nominate a colleague to attend the NISOD conference in Austin in May. This is a great professional development opportunity to gain energy and ideas for NVC. Deadline is Nov. 22. Visit web.nvc.alamo.edu/NISOD… Read More


In every team and department at Northwest Vista College, there are always great stories to tell that show faculty and staff going above and beyond. While it’s hard to capture every story, we hope to periodically share in this space some of the major accomplishments or projects that are taking place. Members of the executive… Read More


Thank you to all Northwest Vista College faculty and staff who have donated to the Employee Giving Back campaign. To date, we have raised $34,720 for NVC/Alamo Colleges District’s scholarships and programs as well as community initiatives. This represents a 41% participation rate among full-time employees. Your generosity and your support of NVC’s touchstones of… Read More