This summer marks the first time in Northwest Vista College history that a class is being taught at 6 a.m. When it’s still dark outside, students are heading to Gary Bowling’s History class for an upbeat lecture and coffee. Typically NVC offers classes at 6:30 am for those early-bird students, but this is the first… Read More


Congratulations to Gary Bowling, a Student Success director, at Northwest Vista College. He was selected as one of 10 award recipients to receive the Outstanding First-Year Student Advocates from Engage Learning and The National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. The award recipients will be honored at the 36th Annual Conference on… Read More


Christina Brown, director of Advising, and Gary Bowling, director of Student Success recently presented at the 23rd Annual National Students in Transition Conference in New Orleans. The conference was sponsored by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina. The title of their presentation was Strategies for… Read More


Northwest Vista College has hit a huge milestone this year. The college can easily say behind UTSA, it has the largest incoming class of new students. For the first time in NVC’s history, 3,157 students have registered for Student Development 0270/0171, commonly known as SDEV and Education 1300 (EDUC 1300) classes. These courses are key retention and success strategy classes… Read More