Niche, a leading ranking platform with 50 million users has ranked Northwest Vista College as the best community college in Texas on its  2019 Best College in the U.S. list. Northwest Vista College is listed at No. 1 in Texas and No. 6 in the nation out of 868 ranked best community colleges in America.… Read More


Starting in January 2019, Northwest Vista College Archaeology students won’t have to wait until their senior year of undergraduate school to take part in their first excavation dig. In a unique partnership, NVC and Alamo River RV Resort, signed a memorandum of understanding to allow students to use a portion of the land in Von Army… Read More


Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser is the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Alumnus from the School of Liberal Arts from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO). Dr. Baser will be formally honored during the Alumni Awards luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 13, at noon in the Calcagno Family Ballroom. All alumni and friends of the… Read More


Ten Northwest Vista College employees recently attended the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce luncheon and panel discussion titled “Latinas are Leaders.” The luncheon honored four women who are the first Latinas within their respective industry. The panel was moderated by Texas A&M University – San Antonio president Cynthia Teniente-Matson and featured: Shalla Santos Sluyter,… Read More


Thank you for attending last week’s events on campus and at district in support of our new 2018-2019 academic year. For many of us, preparation began at the end of the spring semester or sometime in the summer as we hired new faculty and staff or realigned our services and processes to meet students’ needs.… Read More


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Northwest Vista College and Alamo Colleges were featured on Texas Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” on KSTX 89.1 FM this morning in regards to the first day of the fall semester and the importance of showing up for classes. NVC vice president for Student Success Debi Gaitan, and student and Vista Central employee, Christian Solano, did… Read More


A Northwest Vista College faculty member and students took part in the fifth annual Ciencia, ingenieria y Matematicas Aliados (CIMA) – Louis Stakes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program and awards ceremony at St. Philip’s College on Aug. 9. Claudia Verdin, a co-principal investigator at Northwest Vista College, had five student researchers that participated during… Read More


Five-Year Anniversaries Adam Aguirre Barbara Arevalos David Breiten Adriana Cantu Cherie Burnside Richard De La Garza Todd Deaver Rosalinda Encina Tamotia Franks Marlon Go Marsha Gonzales Brooke Lee Marlena Lomas Meagan Luna Shirley Pena Joe Riojas Angie Riojas Ernest Roel Jessika Stokley Mark Tovar Marie Valdez Karen Wilking Ten-Year Anniversaries Erica Arcos Kelly Blanco Christina… Read More


Robin Sandberg  Robin Sandberg has been named NVC’s new dean for Student Success. As the dean for Student Success, she will work with the directors and leaders of Enrollment and Advising to continue to develop and implement student-centered support services. Robin joined NVC in 2008 as the coordinator of Recruitment and Early Outreach. In 2011,… Read More


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Congratulations to the Northwest Vista College Touchstone winners below: Caring: Hector Trevino Math & Engineering Department Instructor/Math Adjunct Coordinator “I offer my strongest recommendation that Hector Trevino be selected for the 2018 Touchstone Champion Awards. Hector’s performance as a faculty and adjunct coordinator has been nothing short of stellar! He is continually lauded by peers… Read More


More than 70 Northwest Vista College employees who contributed to the 2017 NVC Cares. . . I Care employee giving campaign heard three NVC scholarship recipients talk about their educational journey and the impact of scholarships at the Celebration of Giving luncheon last week. Seventy-one percent of NVC employees participated in the 2017 campaign and… Read More


For the first time, Northwest Vista College students will have a small safety net to help them with emergencies that could take them away from their studies or even drop out of college. Thanks to a $30,000 grant from the Trellis Company, a student who might be not be able to pay rent for the… Read More