The last Bragging Breakfast of the year proved to be festive with holiday music, ugly sweaters and celebrating NVC employees. Northwest Vista College Staff Senate hosted the December breakfast and shared some of the initiatives they have been up to: Alamo Colleges District will introduce career ladders for new employees More training for supervisors Employee… Read More


Just two years ago, Northwest Vista College faculty and staff introduced CashCourse to the NVC community. On Dec. 10, the CashCourse organization said NVC is No. 4 on a top 10 list of colleges and universities that had the most web engagement out of 1,141 colleges and universities. NVC and Santiago Canyon College in California… Read More


For the fall 2018 semester, Northwest Vista College Digital Video & Cinema Production students helped eight nonprofits this semester improve their marketing outreach. Most of the nonprofits selected have small budgets and little money for marketing, let alone high-quality videos. These videos were recently screened for clients on Dec. 13. Since these video projects began… Read More


The Northwest Vista College Business Council held its annual scholarship and celebration brunch this past Friday, Dec 7.  Members of the local business community were present to participate in this year’s election of new leadership and discuss future goals and objectives.   Chair of the Council, local business owner and Alamo City Black Chamber of Commerce… Read More


As we close another semester and make our holiday plans, 2018 proved to be a significant year for the college. Below are some of the bigger stories of the year. Thank you for reading La reVista and please keep sending us your stories.  NVC Public Relations Hispanic Outlook Magazine Names NVC and Two Other Alamo… Read More


Shaping an Alamo Colleges for the future was the topic of discussion on Dec. 7. Alamo Colleges Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores was on hand to encourage Northwest Vista Colleges faculty and staff to engage in conversations to build a better tomorrow for the district and colleges. He said with the San Antonio population expected to… Read More


On November 15, 2018, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross today named the Alamo Colleges District a 2018 recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA), marking a significant milestone in the district’s ongoing journey to achieve the highest level of student success and performance excellence. A presidential-level honor celebrating its 31st anniversary, the award… Read More


In mid-October, the Student Development office began their Bi-Annual Registration Ready Campaign. The goal of the campaign was to ensure first-time in college (FTIC) students enrolled in EDUC 1300, SDEV 0370 & SDEV 0171 (academically dismissed student) are registration ready for the spring 2019 semester. During the campaign, EDUC 1300/SDEV faculty would send their students… Read More


Ignacia Cruz is a math tutor at Time Dollar community center in West San Antonio. Through a community project, Cruz learned to strengthen her math skills in order to help her own children with elementary-level math despite having a GED. But the program at Time Dollar shuttered after funding ran out 10 years ago. Thanks… Read More


Northwest Vista music instructor Georgie Padilla recently received prestigious recognition from the government of Puerto Rico for his work with the legendary musical group, Fania All-Stars, also known as the “The Latin Rolling Stones.” In November, Padilla was invited by the Puerto Rican government to celebrate the 50thanniversary of when the group formed in 1968.… Read More


Northwest Vista student Adam Ramirez is working to make the world abetter for cancer patients. Ramirez, an LVN and part-time student at Northwest Vista, got together with fellow classmates Katrina Lopez, Tanner Greven and Genesis Ramiro on a project aimed at making the world a better place. The group has been tasked by NVC Professor… Read More