Within the last month, Alamo Colleges has introduced several initiatives to help students cope with COVID-19 and how to keep learning during a pandemic. First announced, the Keep Learning plan encompasses four different initiatives, and each have different eligibility for students to qualify. Soon after, Alamo Colleges rolled out the Student Emergency Aid. The district… Read More


Topics include: Zoom Account Privacy Best Practices 4-Day Workweek in the Summer Virtual Town Hall NVC in Sessions Videos Improve Remote Teaching To see the newsletter, go here.… Read More


Northwest Vista College held a town hall meeting for employees on May 1 to address many questions faculty and staff have in regards to working remotely and COVID-19. NVC leadership answered questions that were sent in ahead of time as well as answering questions during the live meeting. Here are some of the questions emailed… Read More


With the huge amount of time we are all spending in Zoom these days, wouldn’t it be nice to have a beautiful background (instead of a messy kitchen or less than inspiring living room)? The Northwest Vista College Library can help you do this! The library has an online image database called Artstor that makes… Read More


Topics include: Virtual COVID-19 Town Hall Meeting Free Summer Tuition, Testing & Reduced Feed Living NVC Touchstones During COVID-19 To see the newsletter, go here.… Read More


Northwest Vista College Vice President of Academic Success Daniel Powell shared updates and information for faculty. To view the webinar presented Friday, April 24, go here.   Agenda: Facilities and Access Preparation and Anticipation Technology Questions Asked Included: When it is safe to return to campus, what accommodations will be made for those of us… 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


The Rivard Report featured Northwest Vista College in its publication. NVC President Dr. Ric Baser writes about how NVC was created and the vision that was laid out 25 years ago. This year marks NVC’s 25th anniversary. Read more here.… Read More


Bianca Vasquez Certified Academic Advisor Northwest Vista College Bianca Vasquez has served as a certified academic advisor with Northwest Vista College for five years. As an advisor, she guides and mentors students from entry to completion towards achieving their academic and career goals. Along with her fellow advisors, she has worked collaboratively with various Academic… Read More


Alamo Colleges District HR is offering Lunch & Learn sessions through Zoom to help employees navigate different remote workplace issues. Topics include Accepting Change: Transition to the Remote Workplace; Are You Staying Connected; and Engaged, and Remote Work and Self-Care. These sessions encourage faculty and staff to join in on conversations, improve lines of communication,… Read More


In less than two years’ time, Northwest Vista College has added its second field school for students to do graduate-level research. Most community college students have to wait until they are juniors or seniors at four-year colleges before they can get their hands-on real-world experience. This second field school, also known as the NVC EcoLab,… Read More