For one of the most comprehensive lists of vaccination locations, see this article from the San Antonio Report: How and where to get a COVID-19 vaccination in San Antonio. Additionally, the Alamo Colleges District has been working closely with various healthcare agencies on requesting allocations of the COVID-19 vaccine for our Alamo Colleges family. To help prepare… Read More


In response to Governor Greg Abbott ‘s executive order lifting the state’s mandate on wearing face coverings to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Alamo Colleges will continue to observe its health and safety protocols already in place. These include the requirement to wear face coverings at all district locations. The Alamo Colleges will… Read More


The Northwest Vista College Student Advocacy & Resource Center has introduced newly formed student support groups to expand mental health support services and to meet the needs of students with multiple intersectional issues in mind. While we know the need for food and housing has increased due to the pandemic, what has also increased by double… Read More


Northwest Vista Student Advocacy Center Director Lisa Black recently took part in a webinar that discussed the challenges institutions face around scaling emergency aid. The webinar looked at the emergency aid models that Amarillo College and the Alamo Colleges District successfully rolled out to support their students. Leaders from both institutions discussed the challenges they… Read More


Northwest Vista College will continue remote learning for the remainder of the spring semester. As the risk level remains in the Red Zone – High Risk, the City of San Antonio recommends that institutions of higher education operate with remote learning – Level 5 “Stay Home, Work Safe.” NVC will continue to operate remotely at Level… Read More


Northwest Vista College has been assessing, monitoring, preparing for, and reacting to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for over eight months. So much has changed as a result of these efforts, but the NVC community remains consistent as a resilient, caring, creative community committed to personally safeguarding one another. WHAT CAN YOU DO? We… Read More


Pop-up classrooms may be a familiar site this spring semester. As students start to trickle back to campus, one of the many things Northwest Vista College is implementing is outdoor learning. A recent KSAT article featured NVC and its innovative learning approach that could help in a pandemic. NVC President Dr. Ric Baser told KSAT:… Read More


In this Return to Campus Update, the following topics are discussed: Preparing for Spring 2021 Onsite Health Screening and Temperature Check Preparing Classrooms for Onsite Teaching and Learning To read the newsletter, go to this link: Return To Campus Update… 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


In this Faculty and Staff Return to Campus Update, The following topics are discussed: A survey Comfort level with returning to campus What protocols and rules will make you comfortable enough to return Disadvantages and Advantages to returning to campus To read the newsletter and take the survey, go to this link: Return To Campus… Read More