Northwest Vista College has been named one of the 2021 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges (MPPWCC) for the third time by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education. According to the bi-weekly newsmagazine, Northwest Vista College was chosen as one of 16 community colleges in the nation through “a web-based survey approach to examine categories such as family friendliness, salary/benefits and professional… Read More


In this month’s Deer Oaks newsletter, the following employee topics are available: COVID-19 Vaccine: Making the Decision Building Psychological Toughness Parents: Invest in Your Relationship Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Retirement Ask Your EAP! See this link for the articles.… Read More


In this month’s Deer Oaks newsletter, the following supervisor topics are available: Leaders: Managing Your Energy Levels 7 Habits of Highly Effective Supervisors Upcoming Webinars: 2021 Pandemic Support Webinar Series; Supervisor Excellence Webinar Series; April Online Seminar: The Steps to Financial Security Ask Your EAP! See this link for the articles.… Read More


Texas Public Radio recently featured Northwest Vista College’s Jack Stone Award for New Music online event on March 23. TPR said, “Unique among composition competitions, the Jack Stone Award for New Music is the only national music competition open solely to community college students. Last year, the coronavirus pandemic hit just before Northwest Vista College, the… Read More


Northwest Vista College hosted its annual Jack Stone Award for New Music on March 23 – the only national music competition dedicated solely to music composition for community college students. The competition was created in 2010 by music faculty Dr. Beth May who was teaching at Northwest Vista College at the time. Both the competition… Read More


Last year as I marched through the streets with our Northwest Vista College and Alamo Colleges family for the annual MLK March, it was exhilarating to be among the crowd that walked for unity, respect and inclusion. Who would have imagined one year later, we would have been having this same march virtually due to… Read More