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


From Michael Lee Gardin, PhD Assistant Professor Faculty Senate President To give you a view of the NVC Faculty Senate, I need to tell you a little about myself. I am Michael Lee Gardin, and I have been teaching at NVC for three years. I am the Faculty Senate President for the 2018-2019 academic year,… Read More


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Book Tour for Denise Tolan Congratulations to Denise Tolan! She recently read from her story, titled “Because You Are Dead,” in “The Best Small Fictions” book in Los Angeles on Nov. 8. She is traveling to New York City in December for a reading. Denise was among a short list of authors chosen for “The Best Small… Read More


Steve Hale Steve Hale is the new budget officer for Northwest Vista College. He is responsible for the budget preparation, coordination, management and reporting for Northwest Vista College. Steve is a 14-year U.S. Air Force veteran with an extensive background in budget and finance. Prior to joining the team at Northwest Vista, Steve spent five… Read More


Northwest Vista student Adam Ramirez is working to make the world abetter for cancer patients. Ramirez, an LVN and part-time student at Northwest Vista, got together with fellow classmates Katrina Lopez, Tanner Greven and Genesis Ramiro on a project aimed at making the world a better place. The group has been tasked by NVC Professor… Read More


Despite the rain and reschedule, HalloVISTA 2018 was a success again! This yearly family-friendly event is geared towards NVC students, faculty and staff, as well as the surrounding community. We have estimated that 600 people visited the campus along with about 100 volunteers. Several college departments, programs and organizations gave their time to help with… Read More


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Former student Janice Castillo wrote a heartfelt editorial for the Express-News about how she received a second chance through Northwest Vista College. Read more here. Community Grant Initiative: Texas Public Radio (TPR) – KSTX 89.1 FM: “Northwest Vista College Receives Grant To Launch Community Math Program” Read here. MySA.com: “Major Grant will Help Bring Math Outside of the… Read More


At the November Bragging Breakfast, there was a lot to be thankful for before heading into the Thanksgiving break. First, Karla Ellis introduced the areas that make up the Creative & Communication Arts Institute and different team members talked about initiatives they are involved in or events coming up, such as Cosmic Art Night on… Read More


From Debi Gaitan Vice President of Student Success   Dr. Debra Morgan is a pillar in the foundation of NVC. She had a vision for our college that included having a Can Do Spirit, being Student-Centered, and Creating Opportunities for Success. She always had the best interest of students at the center of every decision… Read More


U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro was on hand on Oct. 31 at Northwest Vista College to present a $3.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education aimed at narrowing the achievement gap in math for underserved communities. College Board research indicates that only 29 percent of Hispanic students are ready for college-level math courses. This alarming… Read More