The NVC Ceramics department hosted its first “Cosmic Clay Night” on Nov. 18 in the ceramics studio at the Palmetto Performing Arts Center from 6-9 pm. Ceramics department faculty and staff mixed UV light reactive pigments into clay and installed black lights throughout the studio. The NVC community was invited to enjoy the opportunity to try their hand at… Read More

Felicia King Certified Academic Advisor NVC Career and Transfer Services Felicia has been inducted into the “Red Eye Crew” this semester by the one and only Gary Bowling. He leads a small group of caffeinated-charged instructors who teach at 6:30 am. To read about this energetic bunch that we affectionately call the “Red Eye Crew,”… Read More

  At the November Bragging Breakfast, members of the Alamo Colleges Police Department gave the Wildcat Spirit Award to the NVC Access office. The Access office offers services to help level the playing field and create opportunities for success for students with disabilities. Sharon Dresser, Mark Tovar, Adriana Cantu and JoDee Cortez accepted the award.… Read More

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From Sharon Dresser of the NVC Access Office Mark Twain was right ….  “Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” Sharon says she was blown away when one of our blind students told her the following last week… “I feel safe here!. I have been to a few of the other campuses… Read More

Before you start looking for a job, clean up your social media, say three business leaders participating on a panel discussion for the Northwest Vista College Business Student Organization. Panelists confirmed that hiring managers check what’s posted on social media of candidates and these postings could be a deciding factor on whether or not candidates… Read More

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Thank you to all who attended the Northwest Vista College Town Hall Meeting and your contribution during this open forum dialogue regarding NVC’s response to the Special Committee Recommendations for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or SACSCOC – our accrediting organization. The issues addressed today are imperative for the continued growth and… Read More

The November Bragging Breakfast received a special guest via Congressman Joaquin Castro. He came to NVC to congratulate the college for receiving two nanotechnology-based grants worth $1.2 million. With these grants, Northwest Vista College is positioning San Antonio as a nanotechnology education hub and putting students on a path to a lucrative career. The two grants awarded to… Read More

On Monday, Nov. 14, Northwest Vista College Math faculty, Professor Heidi Hunt-Ruiz, presented the “Math Path Game” to the Presidents and Vice Chancellors  team at the district office. Everybody from the chancellor to college presidents enjoyed learning the game. As part of NVC’s Project Math Paths, the Math Path Game is designed to introduce our math… Read More

Northwest Vista College, Palo Alto College and St. Philip’s College have been named to the 2017 Military Friendly® Schools list by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. This year’s recipients were chosen from a list of more than 8,800 colleges, universities and trade schools throughout the nation that… Read More

Northwest Vista College faculty member, Diana Kersey and her colleague, Kambri Hernandez, took part in Luminaria on Nov. 11 at The Carver Community Cultural Center. They presented “Create. Collapse. Create.” It’s a performance work inspired by the perseverance, struggles, and successes of loved ones who live with a mental health disorder. The performance involves working glowing… Read More

Northwest Vista College now offers a Fast Completion Incentive Plan that saves eligible students time and money. The plan allows students who earn 18-24 credit hours in the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters to get three to six FREE credit hours in the summer 2017 semester. The incentive plan enables more students to achieve the… Read More