Northwest Vista College students were recently featured on KENS-5 as part of an election scavenger hunt that NVC instructor, Dr. Robert Marbut, assigns his class. The students got to take a picture with KENS reporter Marvin Hurst. Read the story here.… Read More


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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


As we get closer to Veterans Day on Nov. 11, it reminds us of the little things we often take for granted. The simple task of crossing a bridge on campus – is something that can leave a grown man terrified. Many of the campus bridges reminds one vet of the time when his vehicle… Read More


From Oct. 24 through Nov. 4, a total of 11,841 voters participated in Early Voting at Northwest Vista College. The polling place was located in the Boardwalk and throughout the 12 days of voting, many voters faced waiting in line for 60, 90 and even 120 minutes. Special thanks goes to Migdalia Garcia who served… Read More


Northwest Vista College welcomes Lisa McGoldrick as the new executive assistant to NVC President Dr. Ric Baser. Lisa will be responsible for facilitating the daily operations of the President’s Office, including serving as a liaison between the President’s Office and the campus community, coordinating special events, meetings and conferences, planning, implementing and assessing the college’s strategic plan and budget. She… Read More


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Many Northwest Vista College students in continuing education programs are eligible for some much-needed financial aid dollars. Thanks to the Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) for Continuing Education, NVC has earmarked up to $250,000 for students, who don’t have a bachelors degree, to cover tuition and fees for career or occupation-related courses. Eva Gaitan of the NVC… Read More


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MD Monthly – Northwest Vista College’s Personal Fitness Trainer program was featured in MD Monthly online magazine. To see the story, go here. The Rivard Report – NVC Math Professor, Dr. Dennis Gittinger, was featured in this online publication for his work in NVC’s Vet to Vet program. Read it here. KENS 5 – NVC… Read More


Congratulations to three faculty members – Heidi Hunt-Ruiz, Eddie Bishop, and Dr. Anna Harwin – of NVC’s Math & Engineering Department. Their proposal, “Project Math Paths: More Graduates & Better Success!” has been selected to be included as a 50-minute session at the 41st Annual Conference of the National Association for Developmental Education in Oklahoma City in… Read More


Melinda Zepeda, associate professor of English, presented at the Two-Year College English Association – Southwest Chapter. Her presentation titled, “Students Teach the Teacher: Why I Write with My Students” focused on her personal pedagogical decisions to write with students in order to help students critically analyze their own identity formation.… Read More


Northwest Vista College opened its new Instructional Innovation Center (IIC) in Manzanillo Hall, 204F on Nov. 2. The IIC is a place where faculty can use a computer, obtain technical help, meet with colleagues, participate in development and training sessions, conduct small get-togethers, or simply relax. The center features eight state-of-the-art workstations, and numerous Dell… Read More


In the spirit of goodwill this upcoming holiday season, Northwest Vista College Alumni and Friends are participating in the global day of giving known as #GivingTuesday. NVC Alumni and Friends ask that you consider supporting Vista students by making a donation to the Alumni Scholarship on or before Nov. 29. Since its establishment, the NVC… Read More


Northwest Vista College’s first, annual Dual Credit High School Training in late October was a great success. The training had administrators from Northside School District, Boerne School District and Harmony Science all together in one room collaborating with each other and sharing their best practices. The training included the dual credit updates and application process for the… Read More