Northwest Vista College not only educates students, but it helps to saves lives in San Antonio. Since 2016, through blood drives on campus, 3,775 donors helped to save 11,325 lives, according to the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center. In 2019, NVC had its biggest year and 1,288 students, employees and faculty donated blood –… Read More


The first Bragging Breakfast of 2020, hosted by NVC College Services, started with NVC President Dr. Baser recognizing the college’s 25-year anniversary. To commemorate the milestone year, advertising on and off the campus will feature the 25-year NVC emblem, and special commencement medallions will be given to faculty, staff and graduates for the commencement ceremony.… Read More


When the call went out to Northwest Vista College students to describe the program that has impacted them the most, NVC student Analissa Riojas said: “I would have to say that the most impactful program at NVC is the Learning Assistant Math Paths (LAMP) program. Growing up, I really struggled with math so having a… Read More


Nightmare Before Christmas was the theme for this year’s final Bragging Breakfast held on Friday the 13th and hosted by Northwest Vista College Staff Senate. Staff Senate President Pam De La Garza discussed their upcoming events—Cowboy Breakfast on Feb. 7, Spurs Night on March 20, and a Spring Social in the spring semester. Pam also said… Read More


This past year, 3,852 Northwest Vista College students contributed a whopping 29,024 volunteer hours to the San Antonio Community. The worth of these numbers is $728,502 as calculated by the Independent Sector . The Independent Sector publishes statistics and information for nonprofit organizations to measure volunteerism and has estimated the national earned value for volunteerism… Read More


As work study students prepare to stop employment on Dec. 13, the upcoming spring semester is a good reminder how important these students are to the operations of the college. Many full-time employees across the college once started as work study students. As of Nov. 5. Northwest Vista College through the Federal Work Study program… Read More


Northwest Vista College inducted 16 new student veterans into the SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society on their accomplishment of meeting the membership requirements for the organization. SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society is the only national honor society that recognizes and honors the service and the scholastic achievements of veteran students. Requirements for membership include serving or currently serving in… Read More


What is one way to get more students to earn an associate degree? Help them with their basic needs of food and shelter through the new advocacy services that the Alamo Colleges District recently launched at each of the colleges. These centers will help students with much needed resources such as food and getting emergency… Read More


Northwest Vista College Academic Disciplines and Academic Support Services led the second Wildcat Wow presentations on Nov. 22. These sessions are a chance to hear the best and brightest achievements presented to college leaders and the NVC community. More than 80 faculty were present and took part in the second session and over 38 programs presented… Read More