Congratulations to the NVC men’s soccer team! They are now the 2016 Texas Collegiate Soccer League D-Conference Champions! Coach David Galindo said in a Facebook post, “What a great season! A special thanks to all of those who supported us these last few months. We’ll see you in the spring! Let’s go Wildcats!”     The… Read More


From NVC Engineering Student Bobby Reyes “Summer of 2016 was not an average summer for me. After hearing a presentation from a former NVC student, Marcus Nejera, in Dr. Qiaoying “Joy” Zhou’s Introduction to Engineering course that talked about the importance of searching for internships. I felt inspired to search for one myself. In that process… Read More


Employee of the Month for October: Dr. Michael Lee Gardin What her co-workers say anonymously:  “Whether it is her dedication shown by her presence at all kinds of campus events or it is her willingness to meet with a student after her office hours, share a lesson plan with a colleague, or lend a hand… Read More


The October Bragging Breakfast hosted by NVC’s Academic Success area provided for a good opportunity to talk about the recent visit by a special site team from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges in late September. Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser said his leadership team is anxiously awaiting the… Read More


La reVista

It’s hard to believe that we are almost to the mid-term of the semester.  I would have to say that it has been packed with excitement. I sent out an email last week giving a brief synopsis of the recommendations by the Special Site Team from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on… Read More


Northwest Vista College’s club sports programs are off to a good start – stomping much of the competition coming their way. The NVC Cross Country team, men’s and women’s basketball teams, and men’s soccer team have either played their first games or are about to wrap up their season. The women’s volleyball team has its first… Read More


Often when many Northwest Vista College students leave, we may not hear of their success stories or how NVC played a role in their success. However, we received a letter recently from NVC Alumnus Paul Hamilton. Paul had to go to an alternative high school after getting in trouble at his original school and eventually went to… Read More


Workplace bullying is quite common. Thirty-five percent of the workforce feels bullied, and 45 percent of university employees witness bullying. These were some of the many statistics and discussions that took place at the two training workshops targeting workplace bullying. These workshops were brought to Alamo Colleges employees thanks to Alamo Colleges Human Resources and… Read More


Fernando Acevedo, an NVC Student Success certified advisor and adjunct faculty member, will be presenting “Who are the Dreamers in Higher Education” at the UTSA Academic Advising Conference on Oct. 21 at the Norris Conference Center-San Antonio. The presentation will provide an overview on the undocumented (Dreamers) student population in higher education. Undocumented students who qualify… Read More


Northwest Vista College has hit a huge milestone this year. The college can easily say behind UTSA, it has the largest incoming class of new students. For the first time in NVC’s history, 3,157 students have registered for Student Development 0270/0171, commonly known as SDEV and Education 1300 (EDUC 1300) classes. These courses are key retention and success strategy classes… Read More


Scott Walker, ScEdD, Northwest Vista College Geography program coordinator, will present two accepted presentations at the International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research Conference in San Antonio on Oct. 31. Scott’s presentations are “Low-Cost Tech for Ethnographic Landscape Investigations with Community College Students” and “Visual Geography: Teaching Geography through Photography.”… Read More


La reVista

Being a successful community college by today’s standards can be challenging. As a publicly funded institution, Northwest Vista College works with numerous entities to ensure accountability and progress. NVC’s faculty and staff are well versed in- and adhere to federal and state laws and requirements to help students obtain financial aid and enroll, earn a… Read More