The College Services teams of Northwest Vista College recently welcomed new employees. Additionally, its Information Technologies & Communications team recently snagged its first-ever NVC Emerging Leaders Trusted Department Award. New Part-Time Health and Safety Officers: Yasmine Gonzales Mike Quintanilla Bryanna Garibay Sofia Flores NVC IT Welcomes New Up and Coming Technologists: NEW NVC IT Work… Read More


NVC’s Migdalia Garcia bestowed the coveted Wildcat Spirit Award to Lee White of NVC Information Technologies & Communication team at the recent Bragging Breakfast.  The NVC wildcat mascot is delightfully ambiguous. We are practical enough to know we were probably a bobcat or mountain lion and then have the imagination and potential to be a… Read More


The President’s Office Business Council Welcomes New Members! POBC’s mission is to help create opportunities for success at Northwest Vista College through collaboration, partnerships, mentorship, marketing and financial support. Formerly called the NVC Business Council, it has a shared philosophy with the Alamo Colleges District which includes providing life-changing gifts that help students come in, stay in, and… Read More


Richelle Gilsdorf Student Success, Certified Advisor What her peers say anonymously:  Richelle Gilsdorf exemplifies “Students First” in all that they do. She is the first to jump in and help with support for any student, even when she is not part of their caseload, when students are challenged with an issue. She goes above and… Read More


The Northwest Vista College Community Collaborations department will be awarding three $1,000 (each) Innovation Grants from the Dr. Richard Moser Drum Foundation for the 2021/2022 academic year. Click here to get the Innovation Grant Application  and college deadline to submit is Oct. 1, 2021. The Alamo Colleges Foundation Innovation Grants Program encourages faculty and staff… Read More


“Professor Ball meets with me whenever I have questions or need guidance and she’s always pleasant and ready to help. As my goals change, Professor Ball is just as excited and supportive for my next steps as I am and that helps me feel like I have another person in my life that’s rooting for… Read More


Recently, Debi Gaitan, Northwest Vista College Vice President for Student Success, was one of two guest panelists for a Ruffalo Noel Levitz’ Strategic Enrollment Management webinar. Chancellor Dr. Ryan Gower of Illinois Eastern Community College was also a panelist. Below is a description of the webinar. To watch it, go here.  Colleges and universities are facing… Read More


Northwest Vista College Community Health Worker Program is doing its part to help educate the community and its members. Just recently on Aug. 11, NVC’s CWH Program, UT Austin and SA Metropolitan Health District partnered on a presentation, titled ” Increase Access to Tobacco Cessation-Using Mobile Apps. to Improve Public Health.” This presentation helped to provide… Read More


Dr. Sandra D. Garza, coordinator for the Mexican American Studies Program (MAS) at Northwest Vista College, recently coordinated an Educator Academy for Ethnic Studies as part of the Mellon Foundation grant, Democratizing Racial Justice, which is a UTSA sub-award, in which NVC is the lead community college, with SPC and SAC partnering in the initiative.… Read More


  Northwest Vista College Staff Senate recently chose new officers and members. Staff Senate would also like to thank the below members for their time and service to the senate and NVC. Thank you for your commitment and hard work!   Officers President – Laura A. Quintanilla Vice President – Cynthia Rosas Secretary – Delilah… Read More


Northwest Vista College welcomes Abreetta Bonner, M.Ed., who is the new Career Experience team leader. Her duties includes connecting students with experiential learning opportunities and equipping them with tools on how to articulate the marketable skills developed through these experiences. She will also be working hand in hand with her team in connecting employers with… Read More