At the November Bragging Breakfast, members of the Alamo Colleges Police Department gave the Wildcat Spirit Award to the NVC Access office. The Access office offers services to help level the playing field and create opportunities for success for students with disabilities. Sharon Dresser, Mark Tovar, Adriana Cantu and JoDee Cortez accepted the award.… Read More


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From Sharon Dresser of the NVC Access Office Mark Twain was right ….  “Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” Sharon says she was blown away when one of our blind students told her the following last week… “I feel safe here!. I have been to a few of the other campuses… Read More


Before you start looking for a job, clean up your social media, say three business leaders participating on a panel discussion for the Northwest Vista College Business Student Organization. Panelists confirmed that hiring managers check what’s posted on social media of candidates and these postings could be a deciding factor on whether or not candidates… Read More


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Thank you to all who attended the Northwest Vista College Town Hall Meeting and your contribution during this open forum dialogue regarding NVC’s response to the Special Committee Recommendations for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or SACSCOC – our accrediting organization. The issues addressed today are imperative for the continued growth and… Read More


The November Bragging Breakfast received a special guest via Congressman Joaquin Castro. He came to NVC to congratulate the college for receiving two nanotechnology-based grants worth $1.2 million. With these grants, Northwest Vista College is positioning San Antonio as a nanotechnology education hub and putting students on a path to a lucrative career. The two grants awarded to… Read More


On Monday, Nov. 14, Northwest Vista College Math faculty, Professor Heidi Hunt-Ruiz, presented the “Math Path Game” to the Presidents and Vice Chancellors  team at the district office. Everybody from the chancellor to college presidents enjoyed learning the game. As part of NVC’s Project Math Paths, the Math Path Game is designed to introduce our math… Read More


Northwest Vista College, Palo Alto College and St. Philip’s College have been named to the 2017 Military Friendly® Schools list by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. This year’s recipients were chosen from a list of more than 8,800 colleges, universities and trade schools throughout the nation that… Read More


Northwest Vista College faculty member, Diana Kersey and her colleague, Kambri Hernandez, took part in Luminaria on Nov. 11 at The Carver Community Cultural Center. They presented “Create. Collapse. Create.” It’s a performance work inspired by the perseverance, struggles, and successes of loved ones who live with a mental health disorder. The performance involves working glowing… Read More


Northwest Vista College now offers a Fast Completion Incentive Plan that saves eligible students time and money. The plan allows students who earn 18-24 credit hours in the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters to get three to six FREE credit hours in the summer 2017 semester. The incentive plan enables more students to achieve the… Read More


Christina Brown, director of Advising, and Gary Bowling, director of Student Success recently presented at the 23rd Annual National Students in Transition Conference in New Orleans. The conference was sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina. The title of their presentation was Strategies for… Read More


Northwest Vista College students were recently featured on KENS-5 as part of an election scavenger hunt that NVC instructor, Dr. Robert Marbut, assigns his class. The students got to take a picture with KENS reporter Marvin Hurst. Read the story here.… Read More


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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