Congratulations to faculty Melinda Zepeda, who has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar 2019. Melinda will participate in “Understanding Middle Eastern Millennials through Literature, Culture, and Media,” which will take place in Tucson, Arizona, from August 4 through August 10. The week-long institute will engage 28 community college and… Read More


On April 25, Northwest Vista College faculty and staff celebrated the grand opening of its new food pantry. To date, over 100 students have used the new pantry and 1,300 pounds of food have already been distributed. NVC President Dr. Ric Baser said at the grand opening that this new pantry will help many students who sacrifice… Read More


Two groups of currently-enrolled Dual Credit students from Communication Arts High School recently toured Northwest Vista College for the first time. Julie Boerm director of NVC’s Dual Credit High School program, said “We want our Dual Credit students to feel more connected with NVC. The tour had several stops including the library, tutoring labs and getting… Read More


News 4 San Antonio recently featured the new Northwest Vista College Food Pantry on it’s “Good 4 You” segment. Reporter Delaine Mathieau talked with a student and NVC’s Migdalia Garcia on how the pantry will benefit students and employees. To see the story, go here. MySa.com also featured the opening of the food pantry on… 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


What is one thing that the maker of Jaguar Land Rover, Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System, and billion-dollar company Cargill Inc. all have in common? These powerhouses are the recipients of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Now, Alamo Colleges District has been added to this esteemed list. Alamo Colleges Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores recently… Read More


  SACUCCA Homer Guevara Jr. was recently invited to represent Northwest Vista College and serve as a panelist at a luncheon hosted by the San Antonio Colleges and Universities Career Centers Association (SACUCCA). The subject matter concerned how to bridge the gap between talent, supply, and demand and how workforce recruitment and development trends in the future… Read More


Garvin Dansby Northwest Vista College Coordinator of Risk Management Touchstone: Community Garvin is able to collaborate with departments throughout the college, the Alamo Colleges district, and the city of San Antonio. He works with the college community to promote a safe environment and a prepared community. Garvin builds trust with the teams and instills a sense… Read More


Tonya Wilson is currently serving as the Human Resources Benefits coordinator for San Antonio College and Northwest Vista College. She has been employed with Alamo Colleges for three years. As Benefits coordinator, she will be available to provide daily support and guidance to employees, answer all benefits, retirement, and leave of absence questions. Prior to… Read More


Academic integrity is important at all college institutions. The issue is even more in the forefront because of how some parents paid for their children to unfairly be admitted to select four-year universities. Collusion, an abuse of academic integrity, is one of the seven examples that Northwest Vista College provides as a violation. Some of… Read More