Jessica Sacal-Trent, Northwest Vista College’s Human Resources partner, and her husband Michael Trent welcomed the birth of their first child, Izán Enrique Trent on Aug. 17, 2016 at 4 p.m. Izán measured 21 inches and 7.85 pounds. Mom, dad and baby are doing well.… Read More


Congratulations to Patty Sanchez, NVC Business assistant bursar, she is one of the winners of the Alamo Colleges’ weight loss challenge. Over the course of several months, Patty lost 23 pounds and to date has lost an additional four pounds. Patty said the district-wide challenge is just what she needed to get her motivated to lose… Read More


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Just a few months ago, we learned that our accreditation body had deferred our reaffirmation of accreditation by six months to gather additional information regarding institutional autonomy. This was a concern raised by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees regarding Northwest Vista College, San Antonio College and… Read More


At the September NVC Bragging Breakfast, 14 employees won gift baskets, gift cards from restaurants, NVC sweatshirts and even purple NVC lawn chairs. The gifts included in the drawing were contributed by Red Robin, Follett and the NVC Bookstore, Broadway Bank, Chipotle, The Egg and I, Frost Bank, Los Barrios and Viola’s Ventanas, Santikos Entertainment,… Read More


Patricia Jean Ramirez was not only a friend to many Northwest Vista College employees, but one of those ideal colleagues everyone needs. She could brighten up a room with her positivity. Her infectious laugh was contagious. And she helped many hungry coworkers by sharing snacks and chocolates. But to many of her colleagues, it was her humility… Read More


The first Bragging Breakfast of the semester convened with a packed house of employees. Free breakfast tacos and coffee, thanks to NVC College Services, also helped to bring in the masses. Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser welcomed everyone with some good news – NVC enrollment has hit 18,004 with paid registration at 17,194.… Read More


Congratulations to the new NVC Staff Council officers, who are listed below. NVC Staff Council is an organization on campus with a mission to enhance professionalism of all staff members by increasing access to information, participation, communication, and recognition. Staff Council has been instrumental in being the voice for employees to college and district leadership,… Read More


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Kens 5 Northwest Vista College Professor Dr. Richard Marbut was recently featured on KENS 5. The news report will be about the latest presidential election poll and Dr. Marbut will be asked to provide expertise as a professor of government and an expert in political polls. To see the story, click here. Texas Public Radio… Read More


The Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes instructors for their contributions to student learning and college initiatives. Below are this year’s full-time faculty who are the recipients. Adjunct faculty are announced in the spring. Sarah Ball, History I show up every day excited and ready to learn. She is passionate about the subject and it shows… Read More


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The fall semester has started with a bang! Fall enrollment is looking strong and may surpass last fall’s numbers. And once again there’s construction on campus to improve parking, sidewalks and accessibility. I have been here two years now, and it’s the best two years of my 35-year career in higher education. I keep looking at our… Read More


NVC faculty, staff and student volunteers enthusiastically greeted students during the start of classes for the fall semester as part of Wildcat Days 2016. In both rainy and sunny conditions over two days, volunteers helped NVC students find their way to a class, the bookstore, the library and other campus locations. More than 95 volunteers… Read More


This year’s NVC employee convocation was just one hour long! Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser even injected some Olympics success in it. He said right after USA swimmer Michael Phelps won the 200-meter butterfly event, there was a graphic (meme) that went viral of Phelps’ competitor looking at him rather than the finish line. Dr.… Read More