The second annual HalloVISTA event on Oct. 22 was a huge success and brought so many new faces to the campus for the first time. It’s estimated that more than 1,000 people attended the event. The free Halloween event, hosted by NVC Public Relations, is not only for the Northwest Vista College community, but… Read More


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San Antonio Express-News The San Antonio Express-News recently wrote a story on Paul Hamilton, a former NVC graduate, who struggled to finish high school, found his way to Vista and just got offered a full-time job with NASA. Read about it here (you will have to have a subscription to read the story. San Antonio Ranger… Read More


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A group of key stakeholders recently met to review our current versus desired situation regarding event furniture across the college.  With the minor purchases and process changes outlined below, we believe we have achieved the outcome of having sufficient, appropriate furniture available for college events. Event Scheduling and Set-up Requests All college events must be… Read More


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For Genaro Trevino, owner of Fusion Cuisine and Catering, starting a business has been a life experience filled with a wide range of emotions. “Business is a huge stress and not easy, but it pays off in so many ways,” he said, to an audience of NVC students. “It’s important to surround yourself with the… Read More


Congratulations to NVC Humanities faculty member Daniel Padgett. His paper, titled “Scientific Depravity and Ontological Commitment” was accepted for presentation at the 2017 American Philosophical Association (APA) Pacific meeting in Seattle. APA conferences tend to be generally very competitive  in terms of having a paper accepted for presentation. This paper considers two questions. First, what are the… Read More


NVC’s Renewal and Reflection for Integrated Education Team hosted from Oct. 6-8, the “16th Annual Gathering of Those Active in the Work of the Center for Renewal & Wholeness in Higher Education,” otherwise known as the “Gathering.” The three-day conference, with 36 participants from around the country, focused on healing our divided world. Guest speakers included… Read More


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


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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