Northwest Vista College will partner under with St. Mary’s University on a grant project funded by the National Science Foundation to increase the transfer and retention rates of Hispanic students majoring in STEM fields. The NSF’s Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Program grant awarded to St. Mary’s will help implement Project FUERTE: Fostering Undergraduate Education, Retention… Read More


Now more than ever as students bounce back from remote learning, they will need tutoring and mentoring to help get them back up to speed and keep them motivated. In 2018, Northwest Vista College’s English and INRW team received a $200,000 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to help students take advantage of… Read More


Northwest Vista College (NVC) was recently ranked the No. 1 community college in San Antonio, No. 2 in Texas and 34 in the nation by Niche.com for 2022 Best Colleges, a national search and data tool that helps millions of students and families find schools, colleges and universities. Niche uses academic, financial and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with… Read More


  The Northwest Vista College community came together the morning of Sept. 10 to a special in-person outdoor event to pay tribute to Dr. Deb Morgan, who was an integral part of NVC’s early development. She passed away in 2018. The event was to raise funds for a Deb Morgan Reflection Station. This will be… Read More


We’ve expanded the COVID-19 testing times at NVC with more hours and new times! These new hours are effective Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. Monday: 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Tuesday: 1:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Mountain Laurel Hall (MLH) Room 101B Weekly testing… Read More


The Northwest Vista College’s President’s Office hosted the September Bragging Breakfast, the first of the academic year. A special tribute was given to honor 9-11. Other agenda items included an enrollment update, welcoming new employees, celebrations, Vet 2 Vet and more. To see the Power Point, go here. To view the video, go here.… Read More


Turkey legs, baked potatoes, noodle bowls and smoothies will be just some of the items you can eat and drink at new food trucks on campus. Wicked Panda, and Walker Smokehouse will be parked in the area noted in the map along the side of Texas Ash Parking Garage. Wicked Panda features Asian cuisine and Walker Smokehouse… Read More


The Northwest Vista College (NVC) Disc Golf course, with an updated design, has reopened after it was closed as part of the campus during the 2020 pandemic. NVC President Dr. Ric Baser is an avid disc golf player. “The course is known as a technical short course. It’s good for beginners and still challenging for experienced… Read More


Vaccine Clinic Two more vaccine clinics are planned at Northwest Vista College. NVC joined with San Antonio Metro Health to bring these clinics for the community ages 12 and up who want to receive their first dose. The clinic offers the free Pfizer vaccine on a first come, first served basis. On both dates, the… Read More


NVC graduate Dr. Julien Mahler shares how sharing time and resources with others is exponential in improving the lives of our students and their families. Scholarship funds are needed even more to help students get out of this pandemic. Statistics show that college enrollment across the US dropped 4.4% in 2020, which is more than… Read More


Teaching racism as a public health crisis was the theme for the first Ethnic Studies Educators’ Academy (ESEA), which is a part of the “Democratizing Racial Justice,” grant between UTSA and the Alamo Colleges. UTSA was awarded a three-year, $5 million grant, from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support community partnerships focused on advancing… Read More


Answer the COVID-19 screening questions before you come to campus (click here for form). When you arrive, show the approval screen, have your temperature taken, and receive a wristband for that day. Those who can’t do it electronically will still have a health screening done in person by asking them questions. Employees, students and community members are encouraged to wear masks.… Read More