Academic integrity is important at all college institutions. The issue is even more in the forefront because of how some parents paid for their children to unfairly be admitted to select four-year universities. Collusion, an abuse of academic integrity, is one of the seven examples that Northwest Vista College provides as a violation. Some of… Read More


One way to keep showing the community we are not a “well-kept secret” is to bring our friends and neighbors to campus. This year, the annual Star Wars-themed event – May 4th – will partner with San Antonio’s “Wookiee Walk” to transform the campus into a Star Wars gathering place. The day kicks off at… Read More


On March 19, the Alamo Colleges District’s Board of Trustees approved Dr. Daniel T. Powell for the position of Vice President for Academic Success at Northwest Vista College. He replaces Dr. Amy Whitworth who returned to teaching in January at San Antonio College. Dr. Powell has 13 years of experience as an academic administrator in… Read More


La reVista

Northwest Vista College Instructor Simon Van Dijk was recently honored by NVC student Kirsten Osborne, who wrote an essay about him for the NISOD student essay contest. While her essay wasn’t chosen, the organization said “Your deep gratitude for the positive impact this individual has had on your life is something mentors don’t always get… Read More


The March Bragging Breakfast had a Mardi Gras theme with an authentic Cajun accent from Northwest Vista College Dean Pat Fontenot. He introduced his Academic Support Services team, and three of them did mini presentations of their areas. Laura Lawrence of NVC Teaching with Technology said her area has seen passing rates increase for students… Read More


In the last few months, nearly 200 Northwest Vista College students have benefitted from much-needed pop-up food pantries. No questions were asked of the students and many of them left expressing their gratitude for the free food. While Northwest Vista College is located in a more affluent area than other parts of the city, the… Read More


Just a few weeks since the launch of Northwest Vista College’s archaeology field school, students from universities are taking notice. Typically, archaeology students have to wait until they are juniors or seniors before they can do  hands-on field work. On top of that, many students are expected to travel out of the United States to… Read More


The February Bragging Breakfast featured Northwest Vista College’s Student Life department sharing all the interactions they have with students. Student Life helps five different institutes with their programming and  funding from the student activity fee. They also oversee clubs, honor societies, recreational sports and other opportunities for students to get engaged outside of the classroom.… Read More


Northwest Vista College’s Dance program will welcome Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater later this month –  an internationally recognized company that engages communities through their performance work, as well as diverse educational programs including arts and health. Jayne King, NVC Dance Coordinator, said bringing this company to campus is significant because students and the “NVC… Read More


Faculty, staff and students today celebrated the groundbreaking of Northwest Vista College’s new Welcome Center and Parking Garage. This milestone event marks the first time in 10 years since NVC had added any new structures to its campus, despite the population growth on the far Northwest Side leads any other part in the city. In… Read More


The Math & Engineering team, Student Development team and the Graduation team walked away as the top voted projects from Northwest West Vista College’s Goal Achievement Summit on Feb. 6. The summit, which happens every semester, is a way for faculty and staff to share what they have been doing to reach their Wildly Important… Read More