As Northwest Vista College prepares for a conversation on Black Lives Matter and anti-racism on July 9 from 11 am to noon, we want to make sure that we take this opportunity to look inward. The goal is to create a space for NVC employees to discuss their experiences related to race, while not attempting… Read More

Several Northwest Vista College faculty and staff are participating in a new citywide online training hosted by The San Antonio Compassionate Institute to help give educators new skills to process challenging new life lessons while leveraging and navigating to a new, better normal. According to the Compassionate Institute, “Our world has changed. Pandemic disruption has… Read More

Northwest Vista College students will now be able to get an easier transition to a bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a new partnership between Alamo Colleges and the The University of Texas at San Antonio. TATE, which stands for UTSA Transfer Academy for Tomorrow’s Engineers (TATE) program, will allow NVC students to co-enroll at both… Read More

We stand with Black Americans, and as educators, we strive to empower our students to think critically and speak truth to power. Therefore, Northwest Vista College’s Leadership Team cannot stand by in silence since we see the pressing need to end racism and dismantle white supremacy that, today, continues to undermine freedom and justice. We… Read More

Community health workers are needed more than ever in the community. They are working on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. Also known as promotoras, they have been critical in helping the city with contract tracing, staffing testing sites, and helping the city operate its 311 information number. Their expertise are making more… Read More

Northwest Vista College will open one building for voting as requested by Bexar County. This opening is for a limited purpose mandated by election code statue. The early voting Texas Primary Runoff Election will take place from Monday, June 29, 2020 until Friday, July 10, 2020 in Mountain Laurel Hall. The hours for early voting are… Read More

Misinformation? Disinformation? Whatever happened to credible information? The need to find, evaluate, and synthesize information has never been so important, both for academic work and everyday life. We need to develop our students into ethical, competent consumers and creators of information. The Information Literacy Academy, which is part of Northwest Vista’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP),… Read More

Since the remote work lifestyle, many of our pets have been invading our workspace or helping us cope through the longer hours. Here’s a glimpse of some of our colleague’s pets from the NVC Employee Facebook page.… Read More

Northwest Vista College Library recently created a Black Lives Matter LibGuide to help students and faculty inform themselves on the recent events and unrest in our country. Angela Bilbe of the NVC Library wrote: The recent tragedies involving George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others have made this already tumultuous year even more heartbreaking.… Read More