Northwest Vista College is sponsoring a Welcome Center of the Future contest. Please help us design a Welcome Center that you believe represents the needs of our current and future students. Your innovative and creative ideas will inspire our design team to create an amazing Welcome Center for our wonderful NVC students. To enter the contest, we ask NVC… Read More


This year, Northwest Vista College is taking a different approach to creating its strategic plan for the next five years. The NVC Strategic Planning Steering Team said the goal is to have a more inclusive process of having faculty, staff, and students participate in shaping the future of NVC. To make it convenient for everyone,… Read More


Northwest Vista College’s Workforce academic programs have a new name in order to align with Alamo Colleges District’s (ACD) six institutes. Now called, NVC Computer Science, Technology & Business, the name change reflects the recognition that Associate of Applied Science (AAS) programs are also academic programs. ACD’s six institutes are: Creative & Communication Arts Business… Read More


This semester the Palmetto Center of the Arts and its supporting cast have an intriguing line up of events for students, employees and their families and the community. Alamo Colleges students and employees enjoy a $5 admission. Make sure to check the calendar for the latest information or visit Alamo.edu/nvc/palmetto. A few notable highlights this… Read More


As we start the spring semester, several construction projects and renovations will still be ongoing. Here’s a list of what’s happening.   The Live Oak Hall carpet removal project has been completed and faculty and staff have moved back into the building. The Pecan Hall additional parking and safety construction project has been completed. Speed humps repair and replacements… Read More


The January Bragging Breakfast was hosted by the Northwest Vista College Math and Engineering department, in which several math faculty entertained the audience with little-known math secrets. Eddie Bishop showed us how there’s a 50 percent probability that out of 23 people, at least two will have the same birthday month and date. Christy Babu… Read More


Nine members of the NVC Business Council participated in the Business Leader Career Coaching Program during the fall semester. The program matches participants with an NVC Student Development instructor and his or her class. During the semester, career coaches provide presentations on a variety of topics including goal setting, career development, interpersonal communication, financial literacy… Read More


Northwest Vista College has received a number of nationally acclaimed accolades within the past fall semester. After receiving a nomination for the prestigious Aspen Prize; being named on a top 10 finalist list for the Bellwether Award; and receiving the coveted No. 1 Community College ranking in Texas; NVC was recently ranked No. 8 when… Read More


Congratulations to Northwest Vista College soccer coaches, Leland Hammonds of the NVC Women’s Team, and David Galindo of the NVC Men’s Team. They both just ended their seasons with stand-out results for teams that just formed less than two years ago. NVC Men’s Soccer Team The NVC men’s team finished with a record of four wins, three… Read More


By Nov. 27, the Alertus E-panic button will be installed on faculty and staff computers throughout the college. Below are some questions and answers to help learn about the software. Q. Why do we need another tool for emergencies? A. For a safe and secure environment to work and learn, the Alamo Colleges District is… Read More


Northwest Vista College is among an elite group of community colleges competing for a prestigious national award – the Bellwether Award. Only 10 community colleges from across the nation have been chosen as finalists for the 2018 award in the Instructional Program & Services category. The Bellwether award annually recognizes outstanding and innovative programs and practices that… Read More


If you are looking for ways to give back on campus this season, there are a few options below. Giving Tree For those of you wishing to help brighten the holiday season for a child, consider sponsoring a child by a picking a snowflake from the Giving Tree. Trees are located in Huisache Hall, Juniper… Read More