In every team and department at Northwest Vista College, there are always great stories to tell that show faculty and staff going above and beyond. While it’s hard to capture every story, we hope to periodically share in this space some of the major accomplishments or projects that are taking place. Members of the executive… Read More


Northwest Vista’s Cathy Gonzalez of the Recruitment team recently attended a college-wide vendor exhibit at the Summer Institute on July 14. The theme for this year’s Summer Institute was the “The Future of San Antonio (College & Career Readiness)”, and all of the vendors were San Antonio-area universities and colleges. The Summer Institute is an annual event… Read More


Dr. Ric Baser is serving as this year’s chair of the Alamo Colleges Employees Giving Back Campaign coordinated by the Alamo Colleges Foundation. The campaign begins Aug. 21 and runs through Oct. 16. This year’s campaign will utilize a new upgraded online giving portal that employees can access by computer and mobile phones. Donors can… Read More


On Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 28 and 29, Northwest Vista College will welcome students for the fall semester as part of Wildcat Days. Volunteers located in stations across the campus will give students a smile, help them find their classes and provide maps, planners, pens and much more. This year, Wildcat Days’ will have six… Read More


La reVista

Three media outlets covered a health workshop on July 20 in which Northwest Vista Community Health and Texas Wears Condoms partnered to host a morning workshop to educate people on the rising rates of STDs in Bexar County. KENS-5 story: http://www.kens5.com/news/health/mariachis-coffee-and-condoms-at-northwest-vista-college/458295688 Univision segment: http://www.univision.com/san-antonio/kwex/realizan-evento-para-informar-sobre-enfermedades-de-transmision-sexual-en-texas-video Texas Public Radio: Segment aired on July 21. No link is available yet.… Read More


La reVista

Five winning proposals were recently selected by a Northwest Vista College committee for the 2017-2018 Foundation Innovation Grants for NVC. This is the second year the Alamo Colleges Foundation is providing $10,000 to NVC in support of the Faculty/Staff Innovation Grants program. The Faculty/Staff Innovation Grant Program encourages faculty and staff to provide new and… Read More


Summer break is almost half way over and if you are looking for fun things for your kids, make sure to check out some of the remaining kids camps available at Northwest Vista College from July 10 to Aug. 25. Go here for more information. July 10-14 I Spy a Mystery for ages 6-12; $170… Read More


Members of the College Leadership Council attended a special retreat on Friday, May 12 to explore Northwest Vista College touchstones. The objective of the retreat was to: Recognize NVC culture Reconnect with NVC touchstones and operationalize them on a larger scale in today’s environment Design a system that promotes continued innovation Develop a communications plan… Read More


The last Bragging Breakfast of the semester, hosted by Northwest Vista College Student Success, helped to educate the audience of the many different functions of Student Success. To make it more engaging for the audience, Student Success had a quiz where the audience had to pick the right answer to win a prize. For instance… Read More


Northwest Vista College celebrated the grand opening of Vista Central in the Cypress Campus Center on May 9. Vista Central not only helps students enroll in college, but math faculty advise students in the center to make sure they get on the right path from the start. Debi Gaitan, NVC’s vice president for Student Success,… Read More


Monday, May 15 was a magical night for a little more than 700 Northwest Vista College graduates who took part in commencement at the Freeman Coliseum. Graduates from all walks of life were there celebrating with families and friends. One particular student, Veronica Koppetsch, had a big surprise in store for her elderly father who was in the… Read More