Niche, a leading ranking platform with 50 million users has ranked Northwest Vista College as the best community college in Texas on its  2019 Best College in the U.S. list. Northwest Vista College is listed at No. 1 in Texas and No. 6 in the nation out of 868 ranked best community colleges in America.… Read More


Starting in January 2019, Northwest Vista College Archaeology students won’t have to wait until their senior year of undergraduate school to take part in their first excavation dig. In a unique partnership, NVC and Alamo River RV Resort, signed a memorandum of understanding to allow students to use a portion of the land in Von Army… Read More


More than 70 Northwest Vista College employees who contributed to the 2017 NVC Cares. . . I Care employee giving campaign heard three NVC scholarship recipients talk about their educational journey and the impact of scholarships at the Celebration of Giving luncheon last week. Seventy-one percent of NVC employees participated in the 2017 campaign and… Read More


For the first time, Northwest Vista College students will have a small safety net to help them with emergencies that could take them away from their studies or even drop out of college. Thanks to a $30,000 grant from the Trellis Company, a student who might be not be able to pay rent for the… Read More


Come hear Sam Mihara’s incredible tale of survival from Heart Mountain Detention Camp in Wyoming in the 1940s. He will share his powerful story of heartbreak and resilience on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at the Palmetto Theater from 11 am to 12:15 pm and then from 7 pm to 8:30 pm. Mr. Mihara has a strong… Read More


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The Northwest Vista College Business Council is seeking employee alumni mentors and coaches to help expand the Business Leader Career Coaching program. Participants will be matched with a Student Development instructor and his or her class for one semester. Each coach or mentor will coordinate meetings or presentations with the class of first-year college students… Read More


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Northwest Vista College faculty and staff members are invited to submit proposals for funding through the Faculty/Staff Innovation Grants Program of the Alamo Colleges Foundation. The Foundation is providing a third year of $10,000 in funding to NVC. The Faculty/Staff Innovation Grant Program encourages applicants to provide new and innovative approaches to instruction and/or student… Read More


This summer, the Alamo Colleges District and all five colleges, are launching a new website for the benefit of our various stakeholders. Students, faculty and staff have the opportunity to preview the site before it goes live in mid-July. The primary focus of the new site is on first-time visitors, most often a prospective student. The… Read More


Congratulations to the 2018 Northwest Vista College Emerging Leaders group who graduated from the 5 1/2 month program on Tuesday, June 26. The Alamo Colleges District Emerging Leaders Program is a 5 1/2 month leadership development program founded on Franklin Covey’s process-focused content: Great Leader, Great Teams, Great Results. The purpose of this program is… Read More


On Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 27 and 28, Northwest Vista College will welcome students for the fall semester during Wildcat Days 2018. Volunteers located in stations across the campus will help students find their classes, give them a smile and provide maps, planners, pens and much more. This year, Wildcat Days will have six stations… Read More


During the 2018 spring semester, the Information and Communication Technology Team at Northwest Vista College tested the business and academic capabilities of wearable technology including Apple and Android watches. The pilot objectives set for this project were completed successfully. “This initiative was 100 percent supported and funded by our NVC Cabinet,” said director of Information… Read More