The Dance program at Northwest Vista College, a part of the Fine and Performing Arts and Kinesiology department, has announced its first NVC Dance Alumni Call for Choreography. Aimed at connecting current students, college alumni and the greater San Antonio community through dance, the invitation provides a unique collaborative opportunity which can only take place… Read More


Planning for the worst and how to effectively get through it was the topic of discussion at the National Seminar and Tabletop Exercise Series for Institutions of Higher Education hosted at UTSA. According to FBI Intelligence Analyst Shanna O’Donnell there has been at least one active shooter incident per year from 2000 to 2017 and… Read More


The September Bragging Breakfast meeting, hosted by NVC College Services, was a good way to usher in the new semester and hear about what the campus community is doing. Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser started the meeting sharing that NVC ranked No. 1 in Texas and No. 6 in the nation on Niche,… Read More


Niche, a leading ranking platform with 50 million users has ranked Northwest Vista College as the best community college in Texas on its  2019 Best College in the U.S. list. Northwest Vista College is listed at No. 1 in Texas and No. 6 in the nation out of 868 ranked best community colleges in America.… Read More


Starting in January 2019, Northwest Vista College Archaeology students won’t have to wait until their senior year of undergraduate school to take part in their first excavation dig. In a unique partnership, NVC and Alamo River RV Resort, signed a memorandum of understanding to allow students to use a portion of the land in Von Army… Read More


More than 70 Northwest Vista College employees who contributed to the 2017 NVC Cares. . . I Care employee giving campaign heard three NVC scholarship recipients talk about their educational journey and the impact of scholarships at the Celebration of Giving luncheon last week. Seventy-one percent of NVC employees participated in the 2017 campaign and… Read More


For the first time, Northwest Vista College students will have a small safety net to help them with emergencies that could take them away from their studies or even drop out of college. Thanks to a $30,000 grant from the Trellis Company, a student who might be not be able to pay rent for the… Read More


Come hear Sam Mihara’s incredible tale of survival from Heart Mountain Detention Camp in Wyoming in the 1940s. He will share his powerful story of heartbreak and resilience on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at the Palmetto Theater from 11 am to 12:15 pm and then from 7 pm to 8:30 pm. Mr. Mihara has a strong… Read More


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The Northwest Vista College Business Council is seeking employee alumni mentors and coaches to help expand the Business Leader Career Coaching program. Participants will be matched with a Student Development instructor and his or her class for one semester. Each coach or mentor will coordinate meetings or presentations with the class of first-year college students… Read More


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Northwest Vista College faculty and staff members are invited to submit proposals for funding through the Faculty/Staff Innovation Grants Program of the Alamo Colleges Foundation. The Foundation is providing a third year of $10,000 in funding to NVC. The Faculty/Staff Innovation Grant Program encourages applicants to provide new and innovative approaches to instruction and/or student… Read More