Northwest Vista College’s Water Resource Science program is getting some international attention. Last Friday, a group from a Central Asian country met with Dr. Howard Marquise of the NVC Workforce program to learn how students are taught about preserving and maintaining water – a vital resource that’s often in low supply for drinking purposes in… Read More


With a record 71 percent of NVC faculty and staff members participating, the 2017 NVC Cares. . . I Care campaign raised $54,985 for our students and the community. The campaign provided an opportunity for NVC faculty and staff to contribute to NVC scholarships and programs, United Way agencies, arts and cultural organizations of TheFund and district-wide scholarships and programs. You… Read More


NVC Employee of the Month Angel Vega, Student Success, Veteran Affairs What his co-workes say anonymously …. Angel Vega willingly works together well with each team member without hesitation. He maintains a positive attitude while assisting co-workers and students … and promotes a positive image. It is said that Angel goes above and beyond to… Read More


More than 1,000 people attended the 3rd annual HalloVISTA festival, an event intended to make the college accessible to families through Halloween activities for children, teenagers and their parents. At the event, many NVC departments and programs did educational outreach to promote the unique culture of the college. HalloVISTA included an outdoor movie of “The Nightmare… Read More


Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to speak about NVC Workforce programs on News4SanAntonio and Fox San Antonio. The information I shared was directly linked to the marketability of NVC programs such as Advanced Materials Technology (nanotechnology), Clinical Research Coordinator and Water Resource Science. Our goal is to continue spreading the good… Read More


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Advanced Materials Technology Two million jobs will be needed in the coming years in the advanced materials technology field (nanotechnology), according to the National Science Foundation. This is the science of making things lighter and stronger and it’s one of NVC programs that was highlighted on WOAI TV’s San Antonio Living last Friday. To view the segement,… Read More


Daniel Rodriguez is the new college service coordinator of Northwest Vista College, working with asset management. His main priority is making sure NVC knows where everything is. He’s also in charge of the team that does pickups for furniture and any surplus. Prior to NVC, Daniel has worked in customer service positions at Kohls, Nielsen,… Read More


Garvin Dansby is the new coordinator of College Risk Management for Northwest Vista College. He has oversight for the campus occupational safety, and emergency preparedness programs. Garvin’s breath of experience include managing risk and safety in the military (US Air Force retired), manufacturing, local government, public utilities and nonprofit organizations. Garvin earned a B.S. in Management… Read More


Northwest Vista College Workforce Education & Training partnered with the Fitness Event Planning & Promotion class to put on the 4th Annual Breast Cancer “Walk of Fame” on Tuesday, Oct. 10.  The “Walk of Fame” is a tribute to students, former-students, alumni, faculty/staff families, and the community members’ families who are survivors, fighting breast cancer, or who… Read More


“Every employer is looking for a good fit. An interview is really a two-way street,” says Steve Johnson, owner of College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors. He adds, “just because you didn’t get the job doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with you.” Kenny Vallespin, human resources partner for The Bank of San Antonio recommends asking the… Read More


Congratulations to the numerous employees working at Northwest Vista College who are celebrating five, 10, 15 and 20 years of service at the college. Here’s the list of employees: 20 Years Abel Ruiz, Assessment and Testing 15 Years Valerie Sommerville, Student Advising Renata Serafin, Public Relations Claudia Chagoya Verdin, Math Jalal Nejad, Government David Casanova,… Read More


The October Bragging Breakfast was hosted by NVC College Services with Vice Presidents Erin Sherman and Amy Whitworth leading the way. Erin talked about some of the services her area provides such as contract management, accreditation oversight, budgeting and campus safety. The new NVC coordinator of Risk Management Garvin Dansby introduced himself to the college;… Read More