Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser is featured in the Rivard Report. Read his article titled, “COVID-19 Redefines What It Means to Be Together: Lessons from Northwest Vista College” Read link.… 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

Northwest Vista College’s Informational Technology & Communication Team played a critical role in getting employees and students ready to work and learn in a remote environment. With their partnership with the NVC Events Management team, they were able to set up a “command central” in the round welcome center of Manzanillo Hall early last week… Read More

Students are allowed to work during this time but cannot be on campus. Any work they do must be remote. The same applies to off campus employers. No time sheets will be required! According to Alexandra Hellinger, Alamo Colleges associate director of Student Financial Aid, said “We are going to continue to pay them the amount… Read More

Alamo Colleges District has a variety of information compiled in one place on its website – Employee Resources – to ease the transition of working remotely. There’s up-to-date messages on the page to help keep faculty and staff in the know on how Covid-19 is impacting all the colleges. Here are some quick highlights on the… Read More

Like most of the academic chairs across Northwest Vista College, Joy Qiaoying, chair of Northwest Vista College’s Math and Engineering department, has seen her area go above and beyond to transition to an online environment. She said “kudos goes out to our lab supervisors, grant leaders, and coordinators who work tirelessly to find alternative solutions… Read More

La reVista

NVC Library Employee Resources The library will continue to serve employees by providing online access to the digital collections/databases, online learning resources, and one-on-one remote assistance. You can access these resources from the NVC Library homepage at or by clicking the links below. Chat or Zoom with us Need help accessing a resource, ordering… Read More

NVC IT Help Desk Highlights to Know and Share: Parking Lot 2 (between MLH & MZH) is the designated WIFI Parking lot and will be available to students and employees to come and park for access Remote Employee Toolkit webpage is available to answer most technology questions. NVC IT Help Desk line (210) 486-4777, option… Read More

Spring break will be extended one week for students. All classes are cancelled March 16-20 as faculty and staff prepare to transition to working, teaching and learning remotely on March 23. To get more updates, go here.… Read More

These terms apply to all full-time, part-time, and adjunct faculty for use during any period of time in which a continuity of instruction plan would be in place: Asynchronous Communication Relay of information with a time lag. Discussion forums and email are two examples of how asynchronous communication is employed in remote learning. Remote Learning… Read More

In response to the CDC recommendations regarding COVID-19 and NVC/Alamo Colleges District’s new working and teaching schedules, all NVC Wellness Activities are currently postponed until further notice. That includes the following: Chair massages Yoga Indoor cycling Circuit training Walking group Flu shots The NVC Wildcat Wellness Team is here to answer any questions you may have… Read More