Northwest Vista College recently competed for the prestigious Bellwether Award at the 2018 Community College Futures Assembly. NVC was one of 30 colleges selected from a group of 230 community colleges throughout the nation that were nominated by external entities. Having further progressed to the top 10 list allowed NVC faculty and staff to present… Read More

Northwest Vista College is sponsoring a Welcome Center of the Future contest. Please help us design a Welcome Center that you believe represents the needs of our current and future students. Your innovative and creative ideas will inspire our design team to create an amazing Welcome Center for our wonderful NVC students. To enter the contest, we ask NVC… Read More

This year, Northwest Vista College is taking a different approach to creating its strategic plan for the next five years. The NVC Strategic Planning Steering Team said the goal is to have a more inclusive process of having faculty, staff, and students participate in shaping the future of NVC. To make it convenient for everyone,… Read More

Northwest Vista College’s Workforce academic programs have a new name in order to align with Alamo Colleges District’s (ACD) six institutes. Now called, NVC Computer Science, Technology & Business, the name change reflects the recognition that Associate of Applied Science (AAS) programs are also academic programs. ACD’s six institutes are: Creative & Communication Arts Business… Read More

Congrats to Angela Cavazos-Barajas in Student Success. She was presented the Patriotic Employer award today by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. This award was presented by Retired Master Sergeant Kerry Reyna on behalf of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Angela was nominated by her former student/ former work study Joseph… Read More

Two Northwest Vista College math faculty, Heidi Hunt-Ruiz and Eddie Bishop, along with NVC Vice President Deborah Gaitan, were invited to present at the Corequisite Conference at St. Philip’s College last week. The presentation was a very informative and well received by the audience. Anna Harwin, who served as a coach, mentor, and teacher of… Read More

Join us on Wednesday, February 28 from 12:45 pm till 1:45 pm in the Lago Vista Room 121-122. We have invited Odd?Rod, a TEDx speaker and spoken word artist of the year, who has an amazing story. He was born to a drug-addicted mother and an absent father, Odd?Rod’s poverty-stricken upbringing has turned into the… Read More

Pamela Carrizales Certified Advisor Vista Central Advising Team What her peers say anonymously Pamela has been creative in ways that assists students to get through our enrollment process with ease and making our students more successful while in college. The other value that Pamela is known for is caring because she does everything and anything… Read More

In every team and department at Northwest Vista College, there are always great stories to tell that show faculty and staff going above and beyond. While it’s hard to capture every story, we hope to periodically share in this space some of the major accomplishments or projects that are taking place. Members of the executive… Read More

This semester the Palmetto Center of the Arts and its supporting cast have an intriguing line up of events for students, employees and their families and the community. Alamo Colleges students and employees enjoy a $5 admission. Make sure to check the calendar for the latest information or visit A few notable highlights this… Read More

As we start the spring semester, several construction projects and renovations will still be ongoing. Here’s a list of what’s happening.   The Live Oak Hall carpet removal project has been completed and faculty and staff have moved back into the building. The Pecan Hall additional parking and safety construction project has been completed. Speed humps repair and replacements… Read More

Congratulations to Anna Harwin of the NVC Math faculty for submitting a winning proposal for the 2018 Annual Gateway Course Experience Conference. Her proposal, “Guiding Students Through their Best Math Path: An Iterative Approach” will be a featured presentation at the conference scheduled on March 25-27 in Houston. Hundreds of institutional leaders, faculty, student success specialists,… Read More