The fourth annual May 4th movie event brought out some of the biggest Star Wars fans in the city despite all the rain the days before. Fans got to take pictures with Star Wars props and take part in the Wookiee Walk, in which attendees dress up in their favorite Star Wars costumes and walk… Read More


In all the years La reVista has been covering the “Red Eye Crew,” it has recently learned it has never covered one original member – Barbara Hansen. Northwest Vista’s Gary Bowling leads a small group of caffeinated-charged instructors who teach at 6:30 am. He said this fall there will be 13 classes held at 6:30… Read More


Northwest Vista College nutrition students (BIOL 1322-007) recently hosted a food drive on campus as a service project with the Guadalupe Community Center and the students. Assistant Professor of Biology Jo Ann Gonzalez said due to the generous donations from students, faculty, and staff, “we were able to collect 560 pounds of food! Your donations will help… Read More


Northwest Vista College’s annual May 4th event brought out the media this year. KENS 5, MySA.com, and Chron.com (digital edition of the Houston Chronicle) gave the event exposure. Other publications that covered the event included the Laredo Morning Times online and the San Antonio Current online. To see some of the coverage, go to the… Read More


Yvonne Haynes of the Northwest Vista Community Education program is excited to announce its 2019 Summer Camp session beginning June 10. She said there are many NEW camp themes this year to capture the attention of kids and youth from 6 to 17 years of age. A couple of dynamic camps for teens includes a… Read More


A Student Letter to Lori Villarreal NVC Student Success Certified Advisor “I just wanted to e-mail you with some bittersweet news, I’ve gotten accepted to A&M Kingsville Pharmacy School! I wholeheartedly don’t think I could’ve done it without your help and kind words of encouragement along the way. I distinctly remember looking through course requirements anxiously… Read More


Northwest Vista College Dean of Academic Success Dr. Russell J. Frohardt recently published an article in “Frontiers in Psychology” titled “Engaging Community College Students in Publishable Research.” In the article, Dr. Frohardt says that “40% of all first-time freshmen attend community college in the U.S (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2018). To engage more undergraduates… 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


Ten years ago, Southern Methodist University partnered with Lockheed Martin to open SMU’s Lockheed Martin Skunk Works Lab in Fort Worth. The defense contractor’s same lab in California is notorious for developing the nation’s fastest and most versatile military jets. The SMU and Lockheed partnership was the birth of “makerspaces.” A makerspace is a collaborative… Read More


“Scholarships will help me some day be able to help others through scholarships when I reach my goal of being an entrepreneur and owning my own business,” says Kevin Velasquez, NVC Alumnus. He is attending the University of Texas at San Antonio and studying entrepreneurship. “Scholarships provide the support I need to be more successful… Read More


What is one way to get students to attend an event? Give them free pizza and a chance to win some free money. On Thursday, April 11, 345 students attended “Pizza with the President, in collaboration with NVC’s Student Government Association, Men of Vista Engaged, Financial Aid and the President’s Office. In addition to pizza,… Read More