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Three executives of GM Financial and a representative of the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation recently toured the NVC campus and met with NVC President Dr. Ric Baser. GM Financial will be opening a new 100,000 square-foot facility across the street from the college and is expected to employ about 700 people. The complex is… Read More

Congratulations to NVC Humanities faculty member Daniel Padgett. His paper, titled “Scientific Depravity and Ontological Commitment” was accepted for presentation at the 2017 American Philosophical Association (APA) Pacific meeting in Seattle. APA conferences tend to be generally very competitive  in terms of having a paper accepted for presentation. This paper considers two questions. First, what are the… Read More

NVC’s Renewal and Reflection for Integrated Education Team hosted from Oct. 6-8, the “16th Annual Gathering of Those Active in the Work of the Center for Renewal & Wholeness in Higher Education,” otherwise known as the “Gathering.” The three-day conference, with 36 participants from around the country, focused on healing our divided world. Guest speakers included… Read More

Congratulations to the NVC men’s soccer team! They are now the 2016 Texas Collegiate Soccer League D-Conference Champions! Coach David Galindo said in a Facebook post, “What a great season! A special thanks to all of those who supported us these last few months. We’ll see you in the spring! Let’s go Wildcats!”     The… Read More

From NVC Engineering Student Bobby Reyes “Summer of 2016 was not an average summer for me. After hearing a presentation from a former NVC student, Marcus Nejera, in Dr. Qiaoying “Joy” Zhou’s Introduction to Engineering course that talked about the importance of searching for internships. I felt inspired to search for one myself. In that process… Read More

Employee of the Month for October: Dr. Michael Lee Gardin What her co-workers say anonymously:  “Whether it is her dedication shown by her presence at all kinds of campus events or it is her willingness to meet with a student after her office hours, share a lesson plan with a colleague, or lend a hand… Read More

The October Bragging Breakfast hosted by NVC’s Academic Success area provided for a good opportunity to talk about the recent visit by a special site team from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges in late September. Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser said his leadership team is anxiously awaiting the… Read More

La reVista

It’s hard to believe that we are almost to the mid-term of the semester.  I would have to say that it has been packed with excitement. I sent out an email last week giving a brief synopsis of the recommendations by the Special Site Team from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on… Read More

Northwest Vista College’s club sports programs are off to a good start – stomping much of the competition coming their way. The NVC Cross Country team, men’s and women’s basketball teams, and men’s soccer team have either played their first games or are about to wrap up their season. The women’s volleyball team has its first… Read More

Often when many Northwest Vista College students leave, we may not hear of their success stories or how NVC played a role in their success. However, we received a letter recently from NVC Alumnus Paul Hamilton. Paul had to go to an alternative high school after getting in trouble at his original school and eventually went to… Read More

Workplace bullying is quite common. Thirty-five percent of the workforce feels bullied, and 45 percent of university employees witness bullying. These were some of the many statistics and discussions that took place at the two training workshops targeting workplace bullying. These workshops were brought to Alamo Colleges employees thanks to Alamo Colleges Human Resources and… Read More

Fernando Acevedo, an NVC Student Success certified advisor and adjunct faculty member, will be presenting “Who are the Dreamers in Higher Education” at the UTSA Academic Advising Conference on Oct. 21 at the Norris Conference Center-San Antonio. The presentation will provide an overview on the undocumented (Dreamers) student population in higher education. Undocumented students who qualify… Read More