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


When NVC student Jonelle Joiner enrolled at Northwest Vista College in 2015, her intentions were just to finish a goal she put on hold. She saw NVC Phi Theta Kappa brochures when she enrolled but that was the furthest thing from her mind. It wasn’t until she visited her advisor sometime later, she learned her… Read More


Going through the 12-Step process takes courage. Being vulnerable to talk about this journey with students is even more scarier. But it’s a story Army veteran William Ballard is willing to share to help in his recovery and help others. Ballard visited Northwest Vista College during the Veterans Week activities from April 24 to April… Read More


This June, GM Financial plans to open its new 100,000 square-foot servicing center right up the street from Northwest Vista College on Ellison Drive. In the spirit of community, the company recently established the GM Financial Next Level Scholarship for full or part-time NVC students pursuing a plan of study in business. GM Financial has… Read More


The first graduates of the Information Literacy Academy presented their capstone projects in Manzanillo Hall’s Innovation Center on April 7. Faculty and staff began attending information literacy workshops led by the NVC librarians starting in fall of 2016. The culmination of training was the presentation of a capstone project, which had to be the creation of… Read More


When Northwest Vista College Fine Arts faculty are not busy in the classroom, they are busy putting their creativity to canvas, sculptures or finding ways to showcase their artwork. The quickest way to see how talented our faculty are is through the Faculty Exhibition featured in the Palmetto gallery and courtyard. The exhibition highlights their varying conceptual… Read More