Contributions during the annual Employee Giving Campaign make a difference in the lives of Northwest Vista College students. The Beverly Evans Memorial NVC Student Life Scholarship is one example. In three years, the scholarship has reached levels capable of offering students $10,000 in awards. This is possible by the ongoing annual contributions of NVC donors.… Read More


The annual Employee Development Day is on Friday, Oct. 30 from 9 am to 4:15 pm. The theme this year is “Equity in All We Do: Recognize, Respect, Redefine, Reassure.” To help achieve an Employee Development Day that everyone will enjoy, a call for proposals was emailed to the NVC community. Proposals will be evaluated based… Read More


In the first four weeks of NVC’s #WildcatsTogether Employee Giving Back Campaign, the participation rate reached 28% and NVC faculty and staff raised $31,820. The goal is to become a majority-giving institution with 51% overall NVC employee participation. To generate excitement, each week there are various Zoom activities for faculty and staff to share Vistaversary (how… Read More


Northwest Vista College recently broke ground on its new 52,550-square-foot STEM Building. As an innovative, project-based learning hub, STEM will encourage curiosity, creativity, and collaboration among students in fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. The inspiring and inclusive design by Overland Partners invites learners from different backgrounds, fields of study, and academic disciplines into… Read More


The Pharmacy Technology program at Northwest Vista College achieved a 100% pass rate in 2019 on the national certification exam required for entry-level pharmacy technicians. This means that all students in the program at NVC who attempted the exam passed it. Nationally, the average passing rate for pharmacy technicians in 2019 was 58%. Pharmacy Technology… Read More


In case you missed the September Bragging Breakfast on Sept. 11, here’s another opportunity to hear highlights from the college. Updates were given on: President’s Office, Veteran’s Office, 9/11 Tribute, Student Advocacy & Resource Center! Touchstone Champion faculty and staff awards Employee of the Month Wildcat Spirit Award!… Read More


Prior to the global pandemic, the newly formed NVC Student Advocacy team was just getting organized by expanding the NVC Food Pantry and bringing on case managers to help students in need. After COVID-19 hit, they were on over drive. The team, lead by NVC Advocacy Director Lisa Black, quickly pulled from NVC’s Student Life… Read More


The annual Northwest Vista College Employee Giving Back campaign launched this past Friday at NVC’s convocation. Each year the Employee Giving Back campaign helps about 325 students. More recently, in addition to scholarships, the campaign helps fund the NVC Food Pantry. The goal is to stay a majority giving institution, and to help students during… Read More


Important Links: General Remote Services Link:https://www.alamo.edu/nvc/about-us/remote-learning/students/ Student Emergency Aid: https://www.alamo.edu/studentemergencyaid/ Instructions for Remote Work Request form: http://mylarevista.org/covid-19-remote-work-request/ Employee Resources for Working Remotely:https://www.alamo.edu/RemoteToolkit/ Laptop/hotspot checkout:https://www.alamo.edu/nvc/news-events/news/2020/june/laptop-checkout/ Keep teaching: https://www.alamo.edu/online/keep-teaching/… Read More


The Northwest Vista College guiding principle of safeguarding the health and wellness for our employees and students remains the foundation upon which our reopening decisions are based. NVC Student Success and completion are key priorities for plans developed at all levels of the NVC Return to Campus plan. Northwest Vista College, and all colleges within… Read More


With the COVID-19 pandemic closure of school buildings and university campuses this spring, most students of all ages suddenly became online or distance learners. In this new academic landscape, educators have struggled with how to best educate in an online environment. Northwest Vista College Professor Scott L. Walker, ScEdD, developed the Distance Education Learning Environments… Read More