The July Northwest Vista College Business Council meeting was held at GM Financial, the newest member organization that joined the Council this year. Thirty-four members and guests of the NVC Business Council were treated to breakfast in the firm’s dining area and enjoyed tours of the new company offices at 3302 N. Ellison. Vice President… Read More


Dr. Ric Baser is serving as this year’s chair of the Alamo Colleges Employees Giving Back Campaign coordinated by the Alamo Colleges Foundation. The campaign begins Aug. 21 and runs through Oct. 16. This year’s campaign will utilize a new upgraded online giving portal that employees can access by computer and mobile phones. Donors can… Read More


On Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 28 and 29, Northwest Vista College will welcome students for the fall semester as part of Wildcat Days. Volunteers located in stations across the campus will give students a smile, help them find their classes and provide maps, planners, pens and much more. This year, Wildcat Days’ will have six… Read More


La reVista

Five winning proposals were recently selected by a Northwest Vista College committee for the 2017-2018 Foundation Innovation Grants for NVC. This is the second year the Alamo Colleges Foundation is providing $10,000 to NVC in support of the Faculty/Staff Innovation Grants program. The Faculty/Staff Innovation Grant Program encourages faculty and staff to provide new and… Read More


Some say that in the future war will be fought over water and not oil. Northwest Vista College has a jewel of a program that trains students to protect this vital resource. Most people don’t know it, but the average American uses 100 gallons of water daily, according to the American Water Works Association. NVC’s… Read More


Summer break is almost half way over and if you are looking for fun things for your kids, make sure to check out some of the remaining kids camps available at Northwest Vista College from July 10 to Aug. 25. Go here for more information. July 10-14 I Spy a Mystery for ages 6-12; $170… Read More


Members of the College Leadership Council attended a special retreat on Friday, May 12 to explore Northwest Vista College touchstones. The objective of the retreat was to: Recognize NVC culture Reconnect with NVC touchstones and operationalize them on a larger scale in today’s environment Design a system that promotes continued innovation Develop a communications plan… Read More


The last Bragging Breakfast of the semester, hosted by Northwest Vista College Student Success, helped to educate the audience of the many different functions of Student Success. To make it more engaging for the audience, Student Success had a quiz where the audience had to pick the right answer to win a prize. For instance… Read More


Northwest Vista College celebrated the grand opening of Vista Central in the Cypress Campus Center on May 9. Vista Central not only helps students enroll in college, but math faculty advise students in the center to make sure they get on the right path from the start. Debi Gaitan, NVC’s vice president for Student Success,… Read More


Monday, May 15 was a magical night for a little more than 700 Northwest Vista College graduates who took part in commencement at the Freeman Coliseum. Graduates from all walks of life were there celebrating with families and friends. One particular student, Veronica Koppetsch, had a big surprise in store for her elderly father who was in the… Read More


The second annual May 4th movie viewing at Northwest Vista College again brought big crowds to watch the movie from the Star Wars series. It’s estimated about 1,300 people attended the event to watch the free screening of “Rogue One.” Like last year, there was a costume contests for both adults and children, a Chewbacca… Read More