Northwest Vista College’s Informational Technology & Communication Team played a critical role in getting employees and students ready to work and learn in a remote environment. With their partnership with the NVC Events Management team, they were able to set up a “command central” in the round welcome center of Manzanillo Hall early last week… Read More

Alamo Colleges District has a variety of information compiled in one place on its website – Employee Resources – to ease the transition of working remotely. There’s up-to-date messages on the page to help keep faculty and staff in the know on how Covid-19 is impacting all the colleges. Here are some quick highlights on the… Read More

La reVista

NVC Library Employee Resources The library will continue to serve employees by providing online access to the digital collections/databases, online learning resources, and one-on-one remote assistance. You can access these resources from the NVC Library homepage at or by clicking the links below. Chat or Zoom with us Need help accessing a resource, ordering… Read More

Most faculty and staff only get to see the academic and admissions side of students. They often don’t get to see the other side of students that define them – family life, income or the lack thereof, food security or insecurity. From a fall 2019 Financial Wellness Survey by Trellis Research, here are some eye-opening… Read More

Working in higher education, we sometimes take for granted that we can recognize a scholarly source (ex. journal articles) versus something that is non-scholarly (ex. magazine article) when we see it. Incoming students, however, may have a harder time. Some have not had a chance to use a scholarly source, like a peer-reviewed journal article,… Read More

The spring 4DX Summit continued the ’90s theme that Northwest Vista College is celebrating all year long to honor its 25th year anniversary. The college opened in 1995 and had its first graduating class in 1998. NVC has grown from just 20 graduates and could reach 3,231 awards (associate degrees and certificates) given to students… Read More

Northwest Vista College’s Community Math project is moving full steam ahead! Since the program began in 2018 thanks to a $3.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, NVC recently added another community center on San Antonio’s West Side to ultimately improve the math rates of elementary students. The purpose of Community Math is two fold – help… Read More

For the February Bragging Breakfast, Northwest Vista College’s Academic Success department hosted a 1995 theme – the year the college was created. Employees dug deep in their closets to get their best ’90s themed clothes and oversized jackets. NVC President Dr. Ric Baser started the meeting sharing some goals for the college which includes: Spring… Read More

Northwest Vista College not only educates students, but it helps to saves lives in San Antonio. Since 2016, through blood drives on campus, 3,775 donors helped to save 11,325 lives, according to the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center. In 2019, NVC had its biggest year and 1,288 students, employees and faculty donated blood –… Read More

The Northwest Vista College Mental Health Initiative Committee and NVC Psychology Assistant Professor Jennifer Fox brought together faculty, staff and students for a development session from The Center for Health Care Services Foundation of San Antonio to earn certification in Mental Health First Aid. “We are passionate about mental health and believe that faculty and… Read More

The first Bragging Breakfast of 2020, hosted by NVC College Services, started with NVC President Dr. Baser recognizing the college’s 25-year anniversary. To commemorate the milestone year, advertising on and off the campus will feature the 25-year NVC emblem, and special commencement medallions will be given to faculty, staff and graduates for the commencement ceremony.… Read More