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


Northwest Vista College welcomes Jill Sprowls as its new Alamo Colleges Police Department’s campus coordinator. Prior to NVC, Jill was assigned to Palo Alto College and has been with the district for eight years. She said when she’s not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors. To contact Jill, email her at jsprowls@alamo.edu… Read More


This June, GM Financial plans to open its new 100,000 square-foot servicing center right up the street from Northwest Vista College on Ellison Drive. In the spirit of community, the company recently established the GM Financial Next Level Scholarship for full or part-time NVC students pursuing a plan of study in business. GM Financial has… Read More


The first graduates of the Information Literacy Academy presented their capstone projects in Manzanillo Hall’s Innovation Center on April 7. Faculty and staff began attending information literacy workshops led by the NVC librarians starting in fall of 2016. The culmination of training was the presentation of a capstone project, which had to be the creation of… 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


La reVista

La Prensa San Antonio published on March 29 that Northwest Vista College was ranked No. 1 in the state by BestColleges.com. To read the story, go here: http://laprensasa.com/news/alamo-colleges-nvc-ranked-best-community-college-texas/… Read More


When Northwest Vista College Fine Arts faculty are not busy in the classroom, they are busy putting their creativity to canvas, sculptures or finding ways to showcase their artwork. The quickest way to see how talented our faculty are is through the Faculty Exhibition featured in the Palmetto gallery and courtyard. The exhibition highlights their varying conceptual… Read More


The 5th Annual Student Success Summit was held on March 31 at Palo Alto College. The theme of this year’s summit was “Motivating Students to Engage Early, Engage Often.”   The participants were from all five colleges, the district support office, and external partners. This year’s event had a record-breaking attendance with near 400 attendees.… Read More


Librarians Present at Baltimore Conference Four Northwest Vista College librarians – Amanda Gorrell, MLS; Kristin Johnson, MLIS; Linda Reeves, MLIS, MA; and Norma Velez-Vendrell, MLIS, MA — recently presented at the Association of College & Research Libraries conference in Baltimore. They shared their insights into creating professional development programs around the information literacy framework in support of NVC’s Quality Enhancement… Read More


Northwest Vista College Psychology department rocked the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) March 31 to April 2 in San Antonio. NVC Professor of Psychology, Dr. Don Lucas, instructors of Psychology Anna Evans, Jen Fox, and Cindy Jacox, and NVC staff member, Gerona Nylander, along with more than 20 current and former NVC Psychology… Read More