Ignacia Cruz is a math tutor at Time Dollar community center in West San Antonio. Through a community project, Cruz learned to strengthen her math skills in order to help her own children with elementary-level math despite having a GED. But the program at Time Dollar shuttered after funding ran out 10 years ago. Thanks… Read More

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Former student Janice Castillo wrote a heartfelt editorial for the Express-News about how she received a second chance through Northwest Vista College. Read more here. Community Grant Initiative: Texas Public Radio (TPR) – KSTX 89.1 FM: “Northwest Vista College Receives Grant To Launch Community Math Program” Read here. MySA.com: “Major Grant will Help Bring Math Outside of the… Read More

U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro was on hand on Oct. 31 at Northwest Vista College to present a $3.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education aimed at narrowing the achievement gap in math for underserved communities. College Board research indicates that only 29 percent of Hispanic students are ready for college-level math courses. This alarming… Read More

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Both News 4 San Antonio and KABB Fox TV stations reported that the U.S. Department of Education announced that more than $1 million in federal funding will be headed to two local colleges – UTSA and Northwest Vista College. The stories said both institutions will receive $1.5 million through the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. U.S.… Read More

Supplemental Instruction Grant Both Fox News and News 4 carried stories about Northwest Vista College receiving a $200,000 grant to implement a supplemental instruction or intense tutoring program co-requisite classes that combine student development courses. To read about the grant, go here. Globe Awards Northwest Vista College’s theater production “The Bacchae”  by Euripides and directed… 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

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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

Math Orientation Helps Students The Title V Project Math Paths (PMP) Team offered a second successful MATH 1414 Orientation for fall 2017. This orientation was initiated by Anna Harwin (Math faculty), because of low success rates for STEM students enrolled in MATH 1414. The orientation was conducted from Aug. 22 through Aug. 23 and was… Read More

Investing in innovation is common practice in the for-profit sector, particularly among technology companies. For community colleges, however, self-funding in innovation is a lot more difficult to achieve. Community college faculty and staff have to compete for scarce federal, corporate and individual donor support. That is precisely why Northwest Vista College has taken the lead… Read More

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Many Northwest Vista College students in continuing education programs are eligible for some much-needed financial aid dollars. Thanks to the Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) for Continuing Education, NVC has earmarked up to $250,000 for students, who don’t have a bachelors degree, to cover tuition and fees for career or occupation-related courses. Eva Gaitan of the NVC… Read More