La reVista

Northwest Vista College faculty Rudy De La Cruz, Jr. is featured in the Rivard Report for the work he is spearheading along with his students and several community partners to preserve San Antonio’s history from the 1500s to the 1800s. To view the story, click on the link: https://therivardreport.com/local-historians-native-american-story-will-not-be-left-out-of-tricentennial/ Also, this past weekend, Cox Radio… Read More


Recently Student Success received a testimonial letter from a returning student on her anxiety to ease after going through our enrollment process. Read below: My name is Anita Guzman, and after being away from school for so long, I decided to re-enroll at Northwest Vista College. I was extremely nervous about coming back because I… Read More


Spring break 2017 will never be quite the same. As many of us looked forward to the much-needed break, we received the devastating news that Beverly Evans, a cherished colleague passed away on Sunday, March 12. One employee recently said, a bit of NVC’s spirit left when Beverly went to heaven. Her charisma and positive outlook touched… Read More


Northwest Vista College’s Dual Credit program is one of those areas on campus that doesn’t have a large team or a ton of resources. However, it has been quietly helping NVC achieve its enrollment goals over the last several years. Since 2013-14, NVC Dual Credit has increased enrollment of about 27 percent from 2,823 high… Read More


NVC Counseling Services partnered with The Center for Healthcare Services (CHCS) and UNIFY (a SAMHSA grant-funded, community-based organization) to provide sexual health information, STD prevention and other resources to our students. The program materials placed special focus on consent. NVC students were invited to write their thoughts about consent onto sticky notes, and place them on… Read More


Northwest Vista College government faculty Rudy De La Cruz, Jr. conducted a tour of historical sites in Von Ormy, Texas on Wednesday, March 8 for representatives of the Rivard Report, a local online magazine, which will publish a series of stories on the early history of San Antonio. Rudy and his students have been researching the early… Read More


For more than 21 years, Northwest Vista College has been changing, evolving and expanding our reach to a broader sector of our community. We have grown from serving 12 students and offering courses at local high schools, churches and at the Southwest Research Institute to serving over 17,000 students on one of the most beautiful college… Read More


Students from East Central, Edgewood, Harlandale, South San Antonio, Southwest, Somerset, Southside and San Antonio Independent School Districts with a 3.0 GPA can apply for the Harvey Najim Pathways Scholarship through April 2. This scholarship will fund two years at the Alamo Colleges (San Antonio, Palo Alto, St. Philip’s and Northwest Vista colleges) and a… Read More


The Northwest Vista College Fine Arts department hosted “Cosmic Art Night” last Friday, March 3. It is estimated that around 300 people participated in the event from diverse areas of the NVC community. We collaboratively constructed a giant, glowing wood and woven plastic sculpture inspired by adjunct instructor Katie Pell. We also had a blast… Read More


  It’s not uncommon to see the Palmetto Center for the Arts buzzing at night from a performance. But on Friday, March 3, Palmetto wasn’t just buzzing, it was swarming with employees, students and the community to take part and see two events – the high-energy musical, “Grease” and Cosmic Art Night. Diana Kersey of Cosmic… Read More