The last Bragging Breakfast of the semester, hosted by Northwest Vista College Student Success, helped to educate the audience of the many different functions of Student Success. To make it more engaging for the audience, Student Success had a quiz where the audience had to pick the right answer to win a prize. For instance… Read More


Northwest Vista College celebrated the grand opening of Vista Central in the Cypress Campus Center on May 9. Vista Central not only helps students enroll in college, but math faculty advise students in the center to make sure they get on the right path from the start. Debi Gaitan, NVC’s vice president for Student Success,… Read More


Monday, May 15 was a magical night for a little more than 700 Northwest Vista College graduates who took part in commencement at the Freeman Coliseum. Graduates from all walks of life were there celebrating with families and friends. One particular student, Veronica Koppetsch, had a big surprise in store for her elderly father who was in the… Read More


The second annual May 4th movie viewing at Northwest Vista College again brought big crowds to watch the movie from the Star Wars series. It’s estimated about 1,300 people attended the event to watch the free screening of “Rogue One.” Like last year, there was a costume contests for both adults and children, a Chewbacca… Read More


When NVC student Jonelle Joiner enrolled at Northwest Vista College in 2015, her intentions were just to finish a goal she put on hold. She saw NVC Phi Theta Kappa brochures when she enrolled but that was the furthest thing from her mind. It wasn’t until she visited her advisor sometime later, she learned her… Read More


Going through the 12-Step process takes courage. Being vulnerable to talk about this journey with students is even more scarier. But it’s a story Army veteran William Ballard is willing to share to help in his recovery and help others. Ballard visited Northwest Vista College during the Veterans Week activities from April 24 to April… Read More


Eat. Drink. Study. Money. This is the new slogan on t-shirts circulating the campus to encourage Northwest Vista College students to learn about being savvy with money and reducing debt. April is a perfect time to educate students since the month is recognized as Financial Literacy Month. The Council for Economic Education said at last count, only… Read More


The fiesta-themed Bragging Breakfast opened with Dr. Russ Frohardt, Northwest Vista College dean of Arts & Sciences, introducing his academic areas to the audience through a quiz complete with fiesta medals as prizes. The areas that Russ oversees include: Dual Credit, Community Engagement, NVC librarians, Humanities, Natural & Physical Sciences, Fine and Performing Arts and Kinesiology, Mathematics… Read More


When Northwest Vista College Fine Arts faculty are not busy in the classroom, they are busy putting their creativity to canvas, sculptures or finding ways to showcase their artwork. The quickest way to see how talented our faculty are is through the Faculty Exhibition featured in the Palmetto gallery and courtyard. The exhibition highlights their varying conceptual… Read More


For the last four years, Robert DiGiovanni, aka “RobertMathGuy” on YouTube has been taking his lessons beyond the classroom. About 75,000 views later, he helps his students understand Calculus I, II and College Algebra through the step-by-step lessons he posts on YouTube. Robert says recording a class really isn’t as time consuming as one would think.… Read More