Congratulations to Northwest Vista College Student Success employees who are earning degrees this semester. Here are some of the names: Steven Rocha – Master’s degree of Higher Education of Administration, UTSA Yolanda Reyes Guevara – Doctoral degree of Adult, Professional and Communication Education, Texas State University Lori Villarreal – Master’s degree of Higher Education Administration,… Read More

Faculty members Sarah Ball, Michael Lee Gardin, Corina Gonzalez-Stout, Kim McClurg, and Melinda Zepeda recently presented at the National Women’s Studies Association held in San Francisco, Calif. Their panel titled ” ‘But, Will That Women’s Studies Class Make?’ Strategies for Queering and Decolonizing State Curricula,” explored processes directly impacting work in feminist teaching and curricula… Read More

Northwest Vista College welcomes Petra Ortega, a new data analyst in its Institutional Research, Planning & Effectiveness department. Petra will assist the department in providing the college community information for effective decision making. Prior to NVC, she worked for Texas A&M University-San Antonio for seven years and before that for St. Philip’s College – Southwest… Read More

Nightmare Before Christmas was the theme for this year’s final Bragging Breakfast held on Friday the 13th and hosted by Northwest Vista College Staff Senate. Staff Senate President Pam De La Garza discussed their upcoming events—Cowboy Breakfast on Feb. 7, Spurs Night on March 20, and a Spring Social in the spring semester. Pam also said… Read More

This past year, 3,852 Northwest Vista College students contributed a whopping 29,024 volunteer hours to the San Antonio Community. The worth of these numbers is $728,502 as calculated by the Independent Sector . The Independent Sector publishes statistics and information for nonprofit organizations to measure volunteerism and has estimated the national earned value for volunteerism… 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

Congratulation to Northwest Vista College’s Dr. Don Lucas for having his panel proposal selected for the annual South by Southwest Education conference in Austin from March 9-12. From over 1,700 proposals, “Sex Education for Everyone” will now be in the lineup of topics to choose from. Dr. Don’s proposal was chosen from public votes in addition… Read More

As work study students prepare to stop employment on Dec. 13, the upcoming spring semester is a good reminder how important these students are to the operations of the college. Many full-time employees across the college once started as work study students. As of Nov. 5. Northwest Vista College through the Federal Work Study program… Read More

Northwest Vista College inducted 16 new student veterans into the SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society on their accomplishment of meeting the membership requirements for the organization. SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society is the only national honor society that recognizes and honors the service and the scholastic achievements of veteran students. Requirements for membership include serving or currently serving in… Read More

The Rivard Report recently published a column titled, “Training Cybersecurity Experts to Combat Cybercrime” which was authored by Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser. The column featured NVC’s Information Assurance and Cyber Security program. Read the full story here:… Read More

What is one way to get more students to earn an associate degree? Help them with their basic needs of food and shelter through the new advocacy services that the Alamo Colleges District recently launched at each of the colleges. These centers will help students with much needed resources such as food and getting emergency… Read More

Northwest Vista College welcomes Paul Mata, case assistance navigator, representing the San Antonio Food Bank. Paul is stationed at Huisache Hall in the Food Pantry. In this role, he helps clients get access to federal benefits, such as food benefits (SNAP), Medicaid and other financial resources. Paul, who has been a part of the Food… Read More