The first Bragging Breakfast of the new year provided a great way for employees to learn about technical academic (formerly workforce) programs that are producing professionals with good salaries John Grillo, chair of the Computer Sciences, Technology & Business of the Science & Technology Institute, said he’s hoping to make his colleagues aware of the… Read More

With the help of a new grant, Dr. Don Lucas, Ph.D., likely could become a YouTube star, and he’s not just talking about happiness. He’s enlightening his audiences about human sexuality. The $5,000 grant from the Association of Psychological Science will allow Dr. Don (as the NVC community likes to call him) to pay NVC students… Read More

It has been more than 10 years since Northwest Vista College has undergone construction of a new building, yet the population growth on the far Northwest side of San Antonio has exploded. In 2017, Bexar County voters approved a $450-million bond for all five colleges within the Alamo Colleges District, which allows NVC to break… Read More

This summer NVC will begin an exciting new experiential learning program called Study Stateside. In the inaugural 2019 Study Stateside program, students will have the opportunity to tour iconic cities throughout the U.S. directly engaging in their own cultural history, and earning 6 course credit hours in History 1302 (U.S. History- Reconstruction to present) and… Read More

The last Bragging Breakfast of the year proved to be festive with holiday music, ugly sweaters and celebrating NVC employees. Northwest Vista College Staff Senate hosted the December breakfast and shared some of the initiatives they have been up to: Alamo Colleges District will introduce career ladders for new employees More training for supervisors Employee… Read More

Just two years ago, Northwest Vista College faculty and staff introduced CashCourse to the NVC community. On Dec. 10, the CashCourse organization said NVC is No. 4 on a top 10 list of colleges and universities that had the most web engagement out of 1,141 colleges and universities. NVC and Santiago Canyon College in California… Read More

For the fall 2018 semester, Northwest Vista College Digital Video & Cinema Production students helped eight nonprofits this semester improve their marketing outreach. Most of the nonprofits selected have small budgets and little money for marketing, let alone high-quality videos. These videos were recently screened for clients on Dec. 13. Since these video projects began… Read More

The Northwest Vista College Business Council held its annual scholarship and celebration brunch this past Friday, Dec 7.  Members of the local business community were present to participate in this year’s election of new leadership and discuss future goals and objectives.   Chair of the Council, local business owner and Alamo City Black Chamber of Commerce… Read More

As we close another semester and make our holiday plans, 2018 proved to be a significant year for the college. Below are some of the bigger stories of the year. Thank you for reading La reVista and please keep sending us your stories.  NVC Public Relations Hispanic Outlook Magazine Names NVC and Two Other Alamo… Read More

Shaping an Alamo Colleges for the future was the topic of discussion on Dec. 7. Alamo Colleges Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores was on hand to encourage Northwest Vista Colleges faculty and staff to engage in conversations to build a better tomorrow for the district and colleges. He said with the San Antonio population expected to… Read More

While the secrets to their success in achieving a remarkable 88 percent participation in this year’s NVC Cares employee giving campaign may remain hidden, one thing we do know is that they are carrying their seven trophies with pride. Oh, yes. One other thing. Team 9 also won all three Pizza for Participation parties. Team… Read More