Congratulations to Northwest Vista College Student Success employees who are earning degrees this semester. Here are some of the names: Steven Rocha – Master’s degree of Higher Education of Administration, UTSA Yolanda Reyes Guevara – Doctoral degree of Adult, Professional and Communication Education, Texas State University Lori Villarreal – Master’s degree of Higher Education Administration,… Read More


Faculty members Sarah Ball, Michael Lee Gardin, Corina Gonzalez-Stout, Kim McClurg, and Melinda Zepeda recently presented at the National Women’s Studies Association held in San Francisco, Calif. Their panel titled ” ‘But, Will That Women’s Studies Class Make?’ Strategies for Queering and Decolonizing State Curricula,” explored processes directly impacting work in feminist teaching and curricula… Read More


Northwest Vista College welcomes Petra Ortega, a new data analyst in its Institutional Research, Planning & Effectiveness department. Petra will assist the department in providing the college community information for effective decision making. Prior to NVC, she worked for Texas A&M University-San Antonio for seven years and before that for St. Philip’s College – Southwest… Read More


Congratulation to Northwest Vista College’s Dr. Don Lucas for having his panel proposal selected for the annual South by Southwest Education conference in Austin from March 9-12. From over 1,700 proposals, “Sex Education for Everyone” will now be in the lineup of topics to choose from. Dr. Don’s proposal was chosen from public votes in addition… Read More


Northwest Vista College welcomes Paul Mata, case assistance navigator, representing the San Antonio Food Bank. Paul is stationed at Huisache Hall in the Food Pantry. In this role, he helps clients get access to federal benefits, such as food benefits (SNAP), Medicaid and other financial resources. Paul, who has been a part of the Food… Read More


Northwest Vista College welcomes Lisa Black, LMSW, the new director of Advocacy Services, located in Husiache Hall. Lisa was previously at San Antonio College as its founding director of the Student Advocacy Center where she was in that position for three years. The center supports students with food, clothing, emergency assistance and mental health care. Lisa… Read More


On Nov. 16, Paul Vallejo, and his brother Jacob, attended the Houston Arcade Expo to visit one of the largest temporary arcades in Texas. For two days, collectors from different states come together to share their love of retro to modern arcade and pinball games and listen to various speakers in the industry. While attending… Read More


Northwest Vista College Fine Arts Professor William Keith’s art work is on display in the Palmetto Center for the Arts gallery through Dec 14. Keith has been teaching at Northwest Vista College for the past 17 years, being the second full-time art instructor hired by the college; Mimi Duval was the first. This extremely large,… Read More


Author, Author! Catarina “Cat” Garza, NVC library assistant II, was one of a handful of college students recently recognized with a Caldwell Memorial Award. The Caldwell Awards were established to promote research and writing about Texas and local history. Cat won first place among upper division students for her essay, “The Fairmount Hotel: Moving the Past… Read More


La reVista

Workforce academic programs were first in line to take part in Northwest Vista College’s Wildcat Wow Day on Nov. 8. This is a chance to hear the best and brightest achievements presented to college leaders and the NVC community. NVC’s academic disciplines will present on Nov. 22; and the last Wildcat Wow Day is Dec. 13… Read More


Norberto “Norby” Salazar Jr. is a new senior specialist in Northwest Vista College’s Student Life area. He came to NVC in 2013 as an eager college student. During his time at NVC, he landed a work study job with NVC’s Resource Management. He worked for Resource Management for two semesters before getting a work study job with the… Read More


The Northwest Vista College Criminal Justice team each semester brings in diverse professionals to support students in their career path.  Recently Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar visited students and took pictures with the Criminal Justice team. Many of the faculty on the Criminal Justice still work in the criminal justice field as well as teach… Read More