As Northwest Vista College prepares for a conversation on Black Lives Matter and anti-racism on July 9 from 11 am to noon, we want to make sure that we take this opportunity to look inward. The goal is to create a space for NVC employees to discuss their experiences related to race, while not attempting… Read More

Northwest Vista College students will now be able to get an easier transition to a bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a new partnership between Alamo Colleges and the The University of Texas at San Antonio. TATE, which stands for UTSA Transfer Academy for Tomorrow’s Engineers (TATE) program, will allow NVC students to co-enroll at both… Read More

We stand with Black Americans, and as educators, we strive to empower our students to think critically and speak truth to power. Therefore, Northwest Vista College’s Leadership Team cannot stand by in silence since we see the pressing need to end racism and dismantle white supremacy that, today, continues to undermine freedom and justice. We… Read More

Community health workers are needed more than ever in the community. They are working on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. Also known as promotoras, they have been critical in helping the city with contract tracing, staffing testing sites, and helping the city operate its 311 information number. Their expertise are making more… Read More

Northwest Vista College will open one building for voting as requested by Bexar County. This opening is for a limited purpose mandated by election code statue. The early voting Texas Primary Runoff Election will take place from Monday, June 29, 2020 until Friday, July 10, 2020 in Mountain Laurel Hall. The hours for early voting are… Read More

Misinformation? Disinformation? Whatever happened to credible information? The need to find, evaluate, and synthesize information has never been so important, both for academic work and everyday life. We need to develop our students into ethical, competent consumers and creators of information. The Information Literacy Academy, which is part of Northwest Vista’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP),… Read More

The May Bragging Breakfast was hosted by Student Success. The agenda is below. If you missed the meeting, click below or go to this link. President’s Update Student Success Update College Services Update Academic Success Update Wildcat Spirit Award March Employee of the Month May Employee of the Month  May Touchstone: Creativity “We think beyond… Read More

A big shout out goes to the Northwest Vista College C.A.T.S Commencement team for coordinating and pulling off the virtual celebration on May 14 instead of an in-person graduation ceremony. Dr. Lisa McGoldrick of the NVC President’s Office who chaired the C.A.T.S. (Celebrating All The Students) team, said: “Team, pat yourselves on the back. I… Read More

In lieu of the in-person graduation commencement, Northwest Vista College honored graduates with virtual messages, thank you’s and displayed student names in a series of videos that were unveiled May 14. As of May 22, over 6,525 views are spread across three videos that are currently on NVC’s YouTube channel at 3,700 views: Spring… Read More

Here’s a compilation of new resources and tools that Alamo Colleges recently started to help employees navigate working remotely. COVID-19 Family Helping Families Emergency Relief Fund To support Alamo Colleges family through this crisis, the Alamo Colleges District established a COVID-19 Family Helping Families Emergency Relief Fund to provide emergency funds for employees who are… Read More

Eligible students should have already received one-time payments of $300 from the CARES Act to assist them with expenses due to the coronavirus. The decision was made May 13 by Alamo Colleges leadership. Students who receive this funding may still apply for emergency financial assistance. If students were denied CARES Act Emergency Funding, please contact… Read More

Most people would agree that collaboration is desirable. However, the recent collaboration between Northwest Vista College’s Math and Science departments has shown us that teamwork is not only ideal but it is critical to overall student success. Additionally, early collaboration enabled NVC to be better poised to support students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The collaboration… Read More