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

The AlamoPromise message is now spreading faster in the community it can benefit the most thanks to Northwest Vista College’s Community Health Worker program. After attending the AlamoPromise information session on Sept. 25, Guadalupe Cornejo and Dr. Fernando Martinez of NVC’s CWH program, realized they needed to equip community health worker students and community health… Read More

Since Oct. 14, Northwest Vista College has took on a cross-college initiative to register 1,642 students for the spring semester. This tops last year’s number of a little over 1,000 students. The campaign, which culminated with the “Registration Lab,” in Mountain Laurel Hall on Nov. 15, brought together faculty and staff to assist 266 students… Read More

The November Bragging Breakfast brought together faculty and staff to not only hear college news, but to remind everyone to honor and celebrate our veterans for the service and sacrifice they gave to our country. NVC employees paused for a moment of silence at November’s meeting to honor veterans, which was sponsored by Student Success… Read More

$1 Million Prize Recognizes Excellence in Equitable Outcomes for Students in and After College The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program named Northwest Vista College, San Antonio College, and Palo Alto College – three of the colleges of the Alamo Colleges District, to the list of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen… Read More

Deciding to return to school can be difficult for anyone, but it can be especially daunting for veterans, who not only have to transition to civilian life, but may also be recovering from physical and mental injuries. NVC’s Veteran’s Affairs office provides services to more than 1,700 GI Bill students with advising and mentoring. “Sometimes… Read More

Northwest Vista College student Steven Moore is so knowledgeable about being on a plant-based diet, he recently incorporated his vegan lifestyle into a Mars proposal as part of NASA’s Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) program that he participated in over the summer. In order to survive on Mars, he said astronauts will have to adopt… Read More

Northwest Vista College’s annual Employee Development Day was one of the most impactful and entertaining in recent years. “Filling our Communities with Support,” was the theme this year. It focused on how to holistically support students. Morning speakers were: San Antonio Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales who provided that “Westside Connection.” Dr. Haetham Abdul-Razaq, assistant professor of… Read More

Camp NVC had its inaugural debut on Oct. 22 with 12 new employees. The purpose of Camp NVC is to create an inclusive work environment, aid in employee retention, attempt to remove silos, and boost employee morale. Camp NVC was targeted to all full-time and part-time NVC employees who began service on Jan. 1, 2019.… Read More

The fifth annual HalloVISTA brought hundreds of families and their children on a beautiful warm day to Northwest Vista College on Oct. 19. The purpose of this free event is to show the college to the community and get them to see the campus “beyond the trees.” It’s estimated that about 2,000 people took part… Read More