Eligible students should have already received one-time payments of $300 from the CARES Act to assist them with expenses due to the coronavirus. The decision was made May 13 by Alamo Colleges leadership. Students who receive this funding may still apply for emergency financial assistance. If students were denied CARES Act Emergency Funding, please contact… Read More


This week, the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education” published a list of the 2020 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winners. Northwest Vista College is among the 16 colleges in the nation that earned this recognition along with two of our sister colleges:… 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


Most people would agree that collaboration is desirable. However, the recent collaboration between Northwest Vista College’s Math and Science departments has shown us that teamwork is not only ideal but it is critical to overall student success. Additionally, early collaboration enabled NVC to be better poised to support students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The collaboration… Read More


Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser recently became an honorary member of SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society. In an email, SALUTE told Dr. Baser, “You exemplify the foundation blocks and core values of SALUTE: Service, Academics, Leadership, Unity, Tribute, Excellence. Your honorary nomination and admission to the organization signifies our appreciation for your commitment to… Read More


Northwest Vista College employees will receive an email for the new Infectious Disease Prevention training in AlamoTALENT. The purpose of this training is to ensure that all employees are trained in the proper techniques to don (put on), doff (take off) and dispose of personal protective equipment to prevent infectious disease exposure. This training is… Read More


Beware of phishing emails asking to purchase items, gift cards or asking you for your personal information. While the Alamo Colleges District is currently in temporary work from home state, it is even more critical that we are vigilant of phishing attempt emails. Please be watchful of email containing the following Alamo Colleges District external… Read More


Learn how to view, download or delete Zoom recordings here. Watch this video below to see how to download and delete Zoom recordings plus learn more about saving and editing your videos with MediaSite.  … Read More


Since the 2020 South by Southwest conference (SXSW) was canceled due to COVID-19, enjoy this virtual version of the 2020 SXSW presentation titled: “Sex Education for Everyone,” by NVC’s very own Don Lucas.… Read More


La reVista

Yahoo Finance recently featured Northwest Vista College Professor and Author Don Lucas’ article. His story, titled, “Top 10 Secrets to Happiness and Contentment During a Pandemic” highlights how to find contentment during a time filled with constant bad news. Read the article here.… Read More


Lisa Black, Northwest Vista College’s director of Student Advocacy was the latest guest on NVC’s Vista Chat ongoing series, hosted and produced by NVC Marketing & Strategic Communication (MSC). MSC’s Lisa McDaniel asked Lisa Black a variety of questions, including how faculty and staff can best help students during this COVID pandemic.… Read More


Northwest Vista College Staff Senate has partnered with Teri Dimas, NVC Personal Fitness Trainer Program coordinator, to provide videos in keeping a healthy lifestyle during our time of remote learning and teaching. Teri’s latest video addresses self‐myofascial release (SMR) along with stretching.… Read More