Northwest Vista College’s “Dr. Don” Lucas and student Matthew Wheeler were recently one of three winners out of 150 contest entries that were selected by NISOD/Community College Week Scott Wright Student Essay Contest. This is an opportunity for students to describe how a faculty member, staff member, or administrator helped them complete a course, finish a semester,… Read More


Spring break 2017 will never be quite the same. As many of us looked forward to the much-needed break, we received the devastating news that Beverly Evans, a cherished colleague passed away on Sunday, March 12. One employee recently said, a bit of NVC’s spirit left when Beverly went to heaven. Her charisma and positive outlook touched… Read More


Northwest Vista College’s Dual Credit program is one of those areas on campus that doesn’t have a large team or a ton of resources. However, it has been quietly helping NVC achieve its enrollment goals over the last several years. Since 2013-14, NVC Dual Credit has increased enrollment of about 27 percent from 2,823 high… Read More


  It’s not uncommon to see the Palmetto Center for the Arts buzzing at night from a performance. But on Friday, March 3, Palmetto wasn’t just buzzing, it was swarming with employees, students and the community to take part and see two events – the high-energy musical, “Grease” and Cosmic Art Night. Diana Kersey of Cosmic… Read More


By Northwest College Faculty Senate President Adam Aguirre The Executive Faculty Council will solve all of your problems. Okay…okay. Maybe that is overstating it some. To understand the EFC, you first have to understand what it is not. For some time now the Northwest Vista College Faculty Senate President has been part of the Faculty… Read More


With our ever changing student enrollment, it is often challenging to get the message across to students that visiting with their advisor prior to registration is vital to their success at Northwest Vista College. The NVC Advising Team could use your help! We are hoping our own NVC staff and faculty will help us communicate… Read More


On Friday morning, a group of 110 students from the Henry Ford Alameda School of Art & Design are coming to Northwest Vista to view our current  exhibition “Glue, Paper, Paint” by John Medina & Adam Palmer. This exhibition is one of many that has been on display at the Palmetto Center for the Arts for the… Read More


Instead of having a predictable outing with friends, come to Northwest Vista College on Friday, March 3 to spin glowing clay on a potter’s wheel in the dark. The NVC Art department will host its “Cosmic Art Night” on Friday  March 3 in the Ceramics and Painting studios at the Palmetto Performing Arts Center from 7-9 pm. Fine Art Department faculty and staff will mix… Read More


Starting a college athletic team isn’t easy. Starting one from scratch can seem even more daunting. But Northwest Vista College’s first women’s soccer team proved the challenges are worth it. The team’s first game against the University of the Incarnate Word on Feb. 19 handed a commanding victory for the Lady Wildcats with a 14-0… Read More


The February Bragging Breakfast, hosted by NVC Academic Success, started with some heartwarming brags from Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser and faculty and staff. Dr. Baser said NVC’s College Resume was just updated, by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, with 2016 numbers and NVC had a 26.6 percent three-year graduation rate among… Read More


For too many years, sisters Katy and Olivia Shaw have been told in class to just sit back and listen. Their eye sight prevented them from seeing the materials like all the other students. Olivia can make out shapes, light and dark and Katy can see words in extra large font. It wasn’t until the… Read More


Kinsanity – A new fitness craze is taking over San Antonio – well just Northwest Vista College and the focus is to help students and their friends and families learn about nutrition to make body transformations. Over the last several years, Northwest Vista College instructor Leland Hammonds II has taken his Concepts of Physical Fitness to… Read More