Northwest Vista College is now accepting donations for the Vista Hunger Relief Drive. Proceeds raised will benefit NVC students experiencing food insecurity. Those interested in donating electronically can do so by visiting www.Alamo.edu/NVC/HUNGER Cash or checks can be hand-delivered to Lynne Dean in Manzanillo Hall,104G. Contributions of any amount are welcome. A donation box is also located in… Read More


Nine members of the NVC Business Council participated in the Business Leader Career Coaching Program during the fall semester. The program matches participants with an NVC Student Development instructor and his or her class. During the semester, career coaches provide presentations on a variety of topics including goal setting, career development, interpersonal communication, financial literacy… Read More


Northwest Vista College has received a number of nationally acclaimed accolades within the past fall semester. After receiving a nomination for the prestigious Aspen Prize; being named on a top 10 finalist list for the Bellwether Award; and receiving the coveted No. 1 Community College ranking in Texas; NVC was recently ranked No. 8 when… Read More


Congratulations to Northwest Vista College soccer coaches, Leland Hammonds of the NVC Women’s Team, and David Galindo of the NVC Men’s Team. They both just ended their seasons with stand-out results for teams that just formed less than two years ago. NVC Men’s Soccer Team The NVC men’s team finished with a record of four wins, three… Read More


By Nov. 27, the Alertus E-panic button will be installed on faculty and staff computers throughout the college. Below are some questions and answers to help learn about the software. Q. Why do we need another tool for emergencies? A. For a safe and secure environment to work and learn, the Alamo Colleges District is… Read More


Northwest Vista College is among an elite group of community colleges competing for a prestigious national award – the Bellwether Award. Only 10 community colleges from across the nation have been chosen as finalists for the 2018 award in the Instructional Program & Services category. The Bellwether award annually recognizes outstanding and innovative programs and practices that… Read More


If you are looking for ways to give back on campus this season, there are a few options below. Giving Tree For those of you wishing to help brighten the holiday season for a child, consider sponsoring a child by a picking a snowflake from the Giving Tree. Trees are located in Huisache Hall, Juniper… Read More


The November Bragging Breakfast, hosted by Student Success, was a salute to veterans on campus from employees to students. Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser started the meeting off by thanking veterans for their service to the country. He said veterans are a major portion of who NVC. Next week, there are a variety… Read More


Congratulations to the NVC Drama department. At the annual Alamo Theatre Arts Council Awards presentation on Oct. 15 at the Empire Theatre in downtown San Antonio, NVC Drama’s production of “Grease” took home nine awards for Excellence in: Production (Mellissa Marlowe) Direction (Tim Hedgepeth) Set Design (Todd Deaver) Sound Design (Todd Deaver) Costume Design (Michelle… Read More


This past weekend on Saturday, Nov. 4, Northwest Vista College hosted The CORE4 STEM Family Day – an event held simultaneously at six college campuses throughout San Antonio. The eighth annual event is in collaboration with the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. This was the first year NVC participated in the event that also included… Read More


This year’s Employee Development Day on Oct. 27, provided employees with a variety of activities to get to know one another, develop their skills, and learn to continue the work of NVC’s No. 1 status. The opening session was jam packed with talent acts, videos and an overview of NVC Touchstones. Even Northwest Vista College… Read More


Northwest Vista College’s Water Resource Science program is getting some international attention. Last Friday, a group from a Central Asian country met with Dr. Howard Marquise of the NVC Workforce program to learn how students are taught about preserving and maintaining water – a vital resource that’s often in low supply for drinking purposes in… Read More