A few faculty and staff were honored recently at National Society of Leadership & Success Induction ceremony. The society is the nation’s largest leadership honor society and students are selected for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. The NSLS officers recognized a few employees… Read More


The second annual May 4th movie viewing at Northwest Vista College again brought big crowds to watch the movie from the Star Wars series. It’s estimated about 1,300 people attended the event to watch the free screening of “Rogue One.” Like last year, there was a costume contests for both adults and children, a Chewbacca… Read More


When NVC student Jonelle Joiner enrolled at Northwest Vista College in 2015, her intentions were just to finish a goal she put on hold. She saw NVC Phi Theta Kappa brochures when she enrolled but that was the furthest thing from her mind. It wasn’t until she visited her advisor sometime later, she learned her… Read More


Going through the 12-Step process takes courage. Being vulnerable to talk about this journey with students is even more scarier. But it’s a story Army veteran William Ballard is willing to share to help in his recovery and help others. Ballard visited Northwest Vista College during the Veterans Week activities from April 24 to April… Read More


Three Northwest Vista College librarians will have chapters in a new book about library outreach to be published by the Association of College and Research Libraries. “Add a Dash of Tuscany: Book Discussions that Go Beyond the Book,” co-authored by Norma Velez-Vendrell and Amanda Gorrell, is about the programs they facilitate every semester for NVC’s Academy of Lifelong Learning.… Read More


Congratulations to the newly-elected 2017-2018 NVC Staff Council officers! President- Yalitza Guerra Vice President- Sarah Dominguez Secretary- Yolanda Owens Treasurer- Alicia Baltazar Parliamentarian- Mark Tovar Historian- Amanda Gorrell Committee Chairs: Event Planning: Diane De La Garza (ex-officio, Advisory) Fundraising Chair: Omar Chavira and Alice Martinez EOM: Marsha Gonzales (and Yolanda Owens) Scholarship: Michael Raso and Veronica… Read More


La reVista

Northwest Vista College faculty Leland Hammonds II and the classes he teaches are being highlighted in the March issue of MD Monthly magazine. To read the article, click on the link: http://www.mdmonthly.com/college-exercise-class-goes-beyond-lectures-make-true-transformations/… Read More


It is hard to believe that another year has breezed by and NVC’s commencement ceremony is scheduled for Monday, May 15 at 7 p.m. at the Freeman Coliseum. This is a formal occasion where we have the opportunity to celebrate our students’ success and completion of their certificates and degrees earned at Northwest Vista College.… Read More


Eat. Drink. Study. Money. This is the new slogan on t-shirts circulating the campus to encourage Northwest Vista College students to learn about being savvy with money and reducing debt. April is a perfect time to educate students since the month is recognized as Financial Literacy Month. The Council for Economic Education said at last count, only… Read More


Northwest Vista Psychology students are making waves across the city and state presenting their research and knowledge against their four-year university peers. Make sure to read this article in the NVC Voice (an NVC blog for student news) about NVC alumni taking 1st place for their presentation, and another group of NVC Psychology students almost… Read More


The fiesta-themed Bragging Breakfast opened with Dr. Russ Frohardt, Northwest Vista College dean of Arts & Sciences, introducing his academic areas to the audience through a quiz complete with fiesta medals as prizes. The areas that Russ oversees include: Dual Credit, Community Engagement, NVC librarians, Humanities, Natural & Physical Sciences, Fine and Performing Arts and Kinesiology, Mathematics… Read More