At the November Bragging Breakfast, there was a lot to be thankful for before heading into the Thanksgiving break. First, Karla Ellis introduced the areas that make up the Creative & Communication Arts Institute and different team members talked about initiatives they are involved in or events coming up, such as Cosmic Art Night on… Read More


From Debi Gaitan Vice President of Student Success   Dr. Debra Morgan is a pillar in the foundation of NVC. She had a vision for our college that included having a Can Do Spirit, being Student-Centered, and Creating Opportunities for Success. She always had the best interest of students at the center of every decision… Read More


U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro was on hand on Oct. 31 at Northwest Vista College to present a $3.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education aimed at narrowing the achievement gap in math for underserved communities. College Board research indicates that only 29 percent of Hispanic students are ready for college-level math courses. This alarming… Read More


As Bexar County enters the second week of early voting, Northwest Vista College remains a top voting site. As of Oct. 28, NVC had 6,431 total voters, making it the 12th most popular spot out of 43 early voting sites. Northwest Vista College even passed UTSA in total voters with Vista having 810 more people… Read More


At this year’s Employee Development Day, diversity and inclusion were the main topics of discussion. A morning panel conversation with educational and business leaders talked about issues that many underprivelege students face before they even attempt higher education. For instance, transportation and lack of financial resources are common issues many West Side students face if… Read More


The first Friday of each month, Student Success has a division-wide gathering called Good Morning Student Success (GMSS). For the Oct. 5 GMSS, all Student Success employees were engaged in #GOWESTVISTA initiatives. Off-campus outreach involved team members visiting various businesses located in West San Antonio to deliver information about NVC degrees and certificates, community enrichment and… Read More


HalloVista took over as the theme for the October Bragging Breakfast. The Northwest Vista Public Relations team hosted the breakfast and encouraged the audience to volunteer in the annual Halloween event, which attracts over 1,000 people. This year’s HalloVista will be on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 3 pm to 9 pm with fireworks after the… Read More


Friends and employees of Northwest Vista College volunteered their time to serve as scholarship judges at the Alamo Colleges application judging event on Sept. 14 at the San Antonio College Nursing and Allied Health Complex. In total, 121 judges participated to review and score over 2,605 student applications submitted between April and September from each… Read More


The Dance program at Northwest Vista College, a part of the Fine and Performing Arts and Kinesiology department, has announced its first NVC Dance Alumni Call for Choreography. Aimed at connecting current students, college alumni and the greater San Antonio community through dance, the invitation provides a unique collaborative opportunity which can only take place… Read More


Planning for the worst and how to effectively get through it was the topic of discussion at the National Seminar and Tabletop Exercise Series for Institutions of Higher Education hosted at UTSA. According to FBI Intelligence Analyst Shanna O’Donnell there has been at least one active shooter incident per year from 2000 to 2017 and… Read More