Northwest Vista College needs your help to spread the news about the Expanded Summer Momentum Program. Students will have the opportunity to save betweent $300 to almost $1,000 (in-district) this summer by participating in this expanded program. This plan allows students who earned hours in Spring 2021 at any of the five colleges in the… Read More

Northwest Vista College’s Risk Management team, led by NVC’s Garvin Dansby, will be making sure faculty, staff and students are safe this spring semester.  The team has recently increased in size to ensure there are enough Health & Safety Officers at each building’s entrance. These employees will be conducting health screenings for COVID-related symptoms and… Read More

Alamo Colleges District recently informed all employees and students that from Jan. 4, 2021 through Feb. 14, 2021 it will be operating at Level 5 “Stay Home, Work Safe.” During the first four weeks of the Spring 2021 semester: NVC classes that were scheduled on-site will now begin the semester with remote classes instead. Faculty scheduled to teach on-campus should work with colleagues, chair and… Read More

Contributed by Dr. Shelah Simmons, chair of NVC’s Business Council During this time of COVID-19, the NVC President’s Office Business Council found innovative ways to work with Northwest Vista College while reaching its core goal of helping promote student success while students are accomplishing their academic dream. The Business Council are ambassadors for the college, helping create opportunities… Read More

Coming soon to an app store near you! The Northwest Vista College Community Math Grant will soon be publishing the Community Math app. This app will serve as a place to gather pre-service teachers where: Announcements will be made about events relevant to the pre-service teachers Pre-service teachers will be able to connect with one… Read More

Contributed by NVC Marketing & Strategic Communications We are hoping Northwest Vista College faculty and staff become NVC Brand Ambassadors on their personal social media pages to show how great NVC is and to encourage students to register for the upcoming spring semester. What you can do to help: Share NVC Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn… Read More

Contributed by Dr. Minkyung LeeNVC Assistant Professor of Voice/Director of Choral Activities The performing arts community was shaken at the onset of COVID-19 in March when we received orders restricting stage performances and choir gathering. There were countless conference calls to determine if and how we could perform in person, and the reality facing a music… Read More

International Education Week is a national observance that highlights the importance, timeliness, and need for Global Education in curricular and co-curricular offerings. The District’s International Education office collaborated with each of the five colleges to create a robust calendar of high quality programing ranging from virtual museum tours to faculty development. NVC hosted two International… Read More

Northwest Vista College didn’t let a pandemic keep it from celebrating its graduates. On a cold night at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, hundreds of cars filled its expansive parking lot to view four large movie screens. Students trickled in with decorated cars, caps and gowns, and were ready to honk and have parties in their… Read More

If you are looking to connect with students outside of the virtual classroom, consider becoming a mentor, especially during these rough and tumultuous times. According to Merriam-Webster, a mentor is “someone who teaches or gives help and advice to a less experienced person”. Students are often seeking guidance and support both inside and outside of… Read More

To alleviate statewide nursing shortages, Northwest Vista College launched a brand new accelerated Pre-Nursing Cohort, which will assist students who are preparing for acceptance into professional nursing programs. Those who join this special cohort at Northwest Vista College will earn an associate of science degree in 24 months and save up to $1,188. The cohort… Read More

Northwest Vista College’s department of Student Advocacy hosted a webinar with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA). TRLA is a nonprofit legal agency that assists working class and low-income individuals with free civil legal services. During the webinar, the TRLA group of attorneys and legal advisors provided insight on housing rights, evictions and CDC guidelines and… Read More