“Talk to yourself in front of mirror to practice for a job interview. Research online for possible questions you might have to answer, says Jeff Miller, Operations Division Leader, Consumer and Community Banking Talent Leads, JP Morgan Chase. He also suggests recording yourself on your cell phone. Ahren Duke, former business executive and current NVC… Read More

The Employee Giving NVC Cares campaign is nearing its official end on Oct. 19 and NVC is progressing slowly but surely toward the participation goal of 81 percent. Together, employees have raised more than $42,000! While NVC has raised the most out of all the colleges and district,Northeast Lakeview is currently in the lead. At… Read More

The first Friday of each month, Student Success has a division-wide gathering called Good Morning Student Success (GMSS). For the Oct. 5 GMSS, all Student Success employees were engaged in #GOWESTVISTA initiatives. Off-campus outreach involved team members visiting various businesses located in West San Antonio to deliver information about NVC degrees and certificates, community enrichment and… Read More

HalloVista took over as the theme for the October Bragging Breakfast. The Northwest Vista Public Relations team hosted the breakfast and encouraged the audience to volunteer in the annual Halloween event, which attracts over 1,000 people. This year’s HalloVista will be on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 3 pm to 9 pm with fireworks after the… Read More

Most of the meetings with Baldrige are by appointment. The Baldrige examiners provide a list to the colleges of who they want to see. They will also be doing some college tours. During that time, they may ask you some questions, which might include:   What are your responsibilities at NVC? How do you feel… Read More

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program is not an accreditation process like Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). If we do not earn the Baldrige award, we will not lose access to financial aid for our students. However, going through this process is just as rigorous as going through SACSCOC because the… Read More

The Baldrige visiting team is made up of volunteers from a number of industries. They bring with them a wealth of knowledge and best practices from those industries. When they visit next week, they will focus on the following Review the accuracy of our application Do we do what we say we do? Do we… Read More

Please help me spread the news about Baldrige in the community. This is a sign that NVC and our sister colleges are committed to changing and improving. The needs of our students change and we continually adapt. The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program is not an accrediting agency. We voluntarily submitted our applications so that an… Read More

Only the top applications get a visit from the Baldrige examiners. Alamo Colleges earned that distinction, and the Baldrige examiners will be here next week, Oct. 1-4th. Every single one of these individuals is a volunteer who has dedicated dozens of hours to read our application, evaluate it and prepare for the upcoming visit. If… Read More

Northwest Vista College and our four sister colleges within the Alamo College District strive to provide top-quality education and support for students. In order to continually improve, NVC along with the Alamo Colleges District and our sister colleges – St. Philip’s, San Antonio College, Palo Alto and Northeast Lakeview – submitted an application for the… Read More

NVC’s 2018-2023 Strategic Plan calls for continuous improvement, assessment and accountability. This is what we call Care, Achievement and Distinction. We’ve talked a great deal lately about our recognition as the No. 1 community college in Texas and No. 6 in the nation on the 2019 Niche Best Colleges listing as well as others. Baldrige… Read More

Friends and employees of Northwest Vista College volunteered their time to serve as scholarship judges at the Alamo Colleges application judging event on Sept. 14 at the San Antonio College Nursing and Allied Health Complex. In total, 121 judges participated to review and score over 2,605 student applications submitted between April and September from each… Read More