What is one thing that the maker of Jaguar Land Rover, Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System, and billion-dollar company Cargill Inc. all have in common? These powerhouses are the recipients of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Now, Alamo Colleges District has been added to this esteemed list. Alamo Colleges Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores recently… Read More


Tonya Wilson is currently serving as the Human Resources Benefits coordinator for San Antonio College and Northwest Vista College. She has been employed with Alamo Colleges for three years. As Benefits coordinator, she will be available to provide daily support and guidance to employees, answer all benefits, retirement, and leave of absence questions. Prior to… Read More


The Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees approved on March 19 a Living Wage of $15.00 for full-time employees and $12.50 for part-time/temporary employees including work study students and students employed in non-work study positions effective September 1, 2019 for all individuals employed on that date and, a minimum Full-time Living Wage rate for new hires… Read More


This summer, the Alamo Colleges District and all five colleges, are launching a new website for the benefit of our various stakeholders. Students, faculty and staff have the opportunity to preview the site before it goes live in mid-July. The primary focus of the new site is on first-time visitors, most often a prospective student. The… Read More


Licensed concealed carry is now a part of the vocabulary at Northwest Vista College. Just this semester, a Texas law that allows licensed gun holders to conceal carry their weapons in public places, went into affect for community colleges throughout the state. An Alamo Colleges District panel discussed some of the ends and outs of… Read More


Heidi Hunt-Ruiz presented the Northwest Visa College Math Path game to the Alamo Colleges Board of Trustees on Dec 13. NVC’s Math Path advising model has been recognized as a state model by the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin, a national leader in Math Pathways Projects. NVC implemented the Math… Read More


Northwest Vista College now offers a Fast Completion Incentive Plan that saves eligible students time and money. The plan allows students who earn 18-24 credit hours in the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters to get three to six FREE credit hours in the summer 2017 semester. The incentive plan enables more students to achieve the… Read More


Representatives of the Northwest Vista College Business Council and Friends of the Arts at NVC (FANs) as well as NVC faculty and staff participated in the consolidated scholarship application judging event Sept. 16 at the Workforce Center of Excellence. The number of student applications received by the Sept. 11 Alamo Colleges Foundation application deadline was… Read More