This summer NVC will begin an exciting new experiential learning program called Study Stateside. In the inaugural 2019 Study Stateside program, students will have the opportunity to tour iconic cities throughout the U.S. directly engaging in their own cultural history, and earning 6 course credit hours in History 1302 (U.S. History- Reconstruction to present) and… Read More

The last Bragging Breakfast of the year proved to be festive with holiday music, ugly sweaters and celebrating NVC employees. Northwest Vista College Staff Senate hosted the December breakfast and shared some of the initiatives they have been up to: Alamo Colleges District will introduce career ladders for new employees More training for supervisors Employee… Read More

Just two years ago, Northwest Vista College faculty and staff introduced CashCourse to the NVC community. On Dec. 10, the CashCourse organization said NVC is No. 4 on a top 10 list of colleges and universities that had the most web engagement out of 1,141 colleges and universities. NVC and Santiago Canyon College in California… Read More

For the fall 2018 semester, Northwest Vista College Digital Video & Cinema Production students helped eight nonprofits this semester improve their marketing outreach. Most of the nonprofits selected have small budgets and little money for marketing, let alone high-quality videos. These videos were recently screened for clients on Dec. 13. Since these video projects began… Read More

The Northwest Vista College Business Council held its annual scholarship and celebration brunch this past Friday, Dec 7.  Members of the local business community were present to participate in this year’s election of new leadership and discuss future goals and objectives.   Chair of the Council, local business owner and Alamo City Black Chamber of Commerce… Read More

As we close another semester and make our holiday plans, 2018 proved to be a significant year for the college. Below are some of the bigger stories of the year. Thank you for reading La reVista and please keep sending us your stories.  NVC Public Relations Hispanic Outlook Magazine Names NVC and Two Other Alamo… Read More

Shaping an Alamo Colleges for the future was the topic of discussion on Dec. 7. Alamo Colleges Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores was on hand to encourage Northwest Vista Colleges faculty and staff to engage in conversations to build a better tomorrow for the district and colleges. He said with the San Antonio population expected to… Read More

On November 15, 2018, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross today named the Alamo Colleges District a 2018 recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA), marking a significant milestone in the district’s ongoing journey to achieve the highest level of student success and performance excellence. A presidential-level honor celebrating its 31st anniversary, the award… Read More

In mid-October, the Student Development office began their Bi-Annual Registration Ready Campaign. The goal of the campaign was to ensure first-time in college (FTIC) students enrolled in EDUC 1300, SDEV 0370 & SDEV 0171 (academically dismissed student) are registration ready for the spring 2019 semester. During the campaign, EDUC 1300/SDEV faculty would send their students… Read More

Ignacia Cruz is a math tutor at Time Dollar community center in West San Antonio. Through a community project, Cruz learned to strengthen her math skills in order to help her own children with elementary-level math despite having a GED. But the program at Time Dollar shuttered after funding ran out 10 years ago. Thanks… Read More

Northwest Vista music instructor Georgie Padilla recently received prestigious recognition from the government of Puerto Rico for his work with the legendary musical group, Fania All-Stars, also known as the “The Latin Rolling Stones.” In November, Padilla was invited by the Puerto Rican government to celebrate the 50thanniversary of when the group formed in 1968.… Read More