Northwest Vista College now offers a Fast Completion Incentive Plan that saves eligible students time and money. The plan allows students who earn 18-24 credit hours in the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters to get three to six FREE credit hours in the summer 2017 semester. The incentive plan enables more students to achieve the… Read More


As we get closer to Veterans Day on Nov. 11, it reminds us of the little things we often take for granted. The simple task of crossing a bridge on campus – is something that can leave a grown man terrified. Many of the campus bridges reminds one vet of the time when his vehicle… Read More


Northwest Vista College opened its new Instructional Innovation Center (IIC) in Manzanillo Hall, 204F on Nov. 2. The IIC is a place where faculty can use a computer, obtain technical help, meet with colleagues, participate in development and training sessions, conduct small get-togethers, or simply relax. The center features eight state-of-the-art workstations, and numerous Dell… Read More


Northwest Vista College’s first, annual Dual Credit High School Training in late October was a great success. The training had administrators from Northside School District, Boerne School District and Harmony Science all together in one room collaborating with each other and sharing their best practices. The training included the dual credit updates and application process for the… Read More


  The second annual HalloVISTA event on Oct. 22 was a huge success and brought so many new faces to the campus for the first time. It’s estimated that more than 1,000 people attended the event. The free Halloween event, hosted by NVC Public Relations, is not only for the Northwest Vista College community, but… Read More


Congratulations to the NVC men’s soccer team! They are now the 2016 Texas Collegiate Soccer League D-Conference Champions! Coach David Galindo said in a Facebook post, “What a great season! A special thanks to all of those who supported us these last few months. We’ll see you in the spring! Let’s go Wildcats!”     The… Read More


From NVC Engineering Student Bobby Reyes “Summer of 2016 was not an average summer for me. After hearing a presentation from a former NVC student, Marcus Nejera, in Dr. Qiaoying “Joy” Zhou’s Introduction to Engineering course that talked about the importance of searching for internships. I felt inspired to search for one myself. In that process… Read More


The October Bragging Breakfast hosted by NVC’s Academic Success area provided for a good opportunity to talk about the recent visit by a special site team from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges in late September. Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser said his leadership team is anxiously awaiting the… Read More


Northwest Vista College’s club sports programs are off to a good start – stomping much of the competition coming their way. The NVC Cross Country team, men’s and women’s basketball teams, and men’s soccer team have either played their first games or are about to wrap up their season. The women’s volleyball team has its first… Read More


Workplace bullying is quite common. Thirty-five percent of the workforce feels bullied, and 45 percent of university employees witness bullying. These were some of the many statistics and discussions that took place at the two training workshops targeting workplace bullying. These workshops were brought to Alamo Colleges employees thanks to Alamo Colleges Human Resources and… Read More


Northwest Vista College has hit a huge milestone this year. The college can easily say behind UTSA, it has the largest incoming class of new students. For the first time in NVC’s history, 3,157 students have registered for Student Development 0270/0171, commonly known as SDEV and Education 1300 (EDUC 1300) classes. These courses are key retention and success strategy classes… Read More