Northwest Vista College Workforce Education & Training partnered with the Fitness Event Planning & Promotion class to put on the 4th Annual Breast Cancer “Walk of Fame” on Tuesday, Oct. 10.  The “Walk of Fame” is a tribute to students, former-students, alumni, faculty/staff families, and the community members’ families who are survivors, fighting breast cancer, or who… Read More

“Every employer is looking for a good fit. An interview is really a two-way street,” says Steve Johnson, owner of College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors. He adds, “just because you didn’t get the job doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with you.” Kenny Vallespin, human resources partner for The Bank of San Antonio recommends asking the… Read More

The October Bragging Breakfast was hosted by NVC College Services with Vice Presidents Erin Sherman and Amy Whitworth leading the way. Erin talked about some of the services her area provides such as contract management, accreditation oversight, budgeting and campus safety. The new NVC coordinator of Risk Management Garvin Dansby introduced himself to the college;… Read More

Since April, the Northwest Vista College Library has been home to a stunning art exhibit showcasing different pieces of art that encapsulate the iron-clad spirit of women throughout history. On Sept. 28, the art that lined the upper walls of the library near the cafe, received full attention for the Honoring Women: Art Exhibit and… Read More

The competition is heating up! Northwest College has to put the pedal to the metal because it’s NO LONGER in the lead to win the district-wide giving campaign. Instead of NVC President Dr. Baser wearing our beloved purple, he may have to wear NLC green. Here are the latest participation numbers: NVC – 45% participation… Read More

Licensed concealed carry is now a part of the vocabulary at Northwest Vista College. Just this semester, a Texas law that allows licensed gun holders to conceal carry their weapons in public places, went into affect for community colleges throughout the state. An Alamo Colleges District panel discussed some of the ends and outs of… Read More

The first Bragging Breakfast of the semester started with Northwest Vista College President Dr. Baser sharing a new challenge he is taking on for the Employee Giving Campaign. He said he “mysteriously” received a leopard-print suit, complete with a tie, jacket and pants. Dr. Baser said every time NVC passes a milestone percentage of employees… Read More

NVC Cares Campaign, the NVC part of the Alamo Colleges Employees Giving Back Campaign, so different? Competition – among department teams, among the colleges and even among NVC buildings – has helped the NVC campaign reach a remarkable 38.6 percent participation rate – the highest percentage ever! NVC’s Team 1 which includes President and College… Read More

NVC faculty, staff and student volunteers plus representatives of GM Financial and Nationwide enthusiastically greeted students during the start of classes for the fall semester as part of Wildcat Days 2017. Although the welcome event was postponed one day because of weather concerns, volunteers adjusted their schedules, braved wind gusts and helped NVC students find… Read More

On Saturday, Oct. 21  from 4 pm to 9 pm, Northwest Vista College will have an outdoor screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas, along with food trucks, a haunted house, a trick-or-treat area, a dance performance and games and activities for kids. The event is free and open to the public. The audience for the event… Read More

  Northwest Vista College Student Life would like to work with faculty in creating a calendar of events for a few of the national observances this upcoming year: Hispanic Heritage Month Black History Month Women’s History Month Indigenous Heritage Month Do you have any ideas to commemorate these observances with your classes? Student Life can… Read More

While it’s only been about six months since Beverly Evans’ passing, her memory lives on through the Beverly Evans Memorial NVC Student Life Scholarship. At the annual Celebration of Giving luncheon for employee supporters of the NVC Cares …I Care Campaign, four of the first students to receive the scholarship shared their stories. In front of nine of Beverly’s… Read More