The NVC Ceramics department hosted its first “Cosmic Clay Night” on Nov. 18 in the ceramics studio at the Palmetto Performing Arts Center from 6-9 pm. Ceramics department faculty and staff mixed UV light reactive pigments into clay and installed black lights throughout the studio. The NVC community was invited to enjoy the opportunity to try their hand at… Read More


Felicia King Certified Academic Advisor NVC Career and Transfer Services Felicia has been inducted into the “Red Eye Crew” this semester by the one and only Gary Bowling. He leads a small group of caffeinated-charged instructors who teach at 6:30 am. To read about this energetic bunch that we affectionately call the “Red Eye Crew,”… Read More


Before you start looking for a job, clean up your social media, say three business leaders participating on a panel discussion for the Northwest Vista College Business Student Organization. Panelists confirmed that hiring managers check what’s posted on social media of candidates and these postings could be a deciding factor on whether or not candidates… Read More


The November Bragging Breakfast received a special guest via Congressman Joaquin Castro. He came to NVC to congratulate the college for receiving two nanotechnology-based grants worth $1.2 million. With these grants, Northwest Vista College is positioning San Antonio as a nanotechnology education hub and putting students on a path to a lucrative career. The two grants awarded to… Read More


Northwest Vista College, Palo Alto College and St. Philip’s College have been named to the 2017 Military Friendly® Schools list by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. This year’s recipients were chosen from a list of more than 8,800 colleges, universities and trade schools throughout the nation that… Read More


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