Michelle Oxendine-Lewis is a new enrollment  specialist at Vista Central-Welcome & Admissions Center for Northwest Vista College. Michelle and the team at Vista Central are responsible for providing a positive and supportive experience for first-time, transfer and retuning students during the admissions and enrollment process. Michelle brings to NVC her experience in higher education administration… Read More


Recently new officers were selected for Northwest Vista College’s Staff Senate, which advocates for career advancement, job welfare and the working environment of all staff. The new officers are: Officers President – Yalitza P. Guerra Vice President – Amparo Garcia Secretary – Veronica Gonzalez Treasurer – Marsha Gonzales Historian – Diane De La Garza Parliamentarian… Read More


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The Northwest Vista College Business Council is seeking employee alumni mentors and coaches to help expand the Business Leader Career Coaching program. Participants will be matched with a Student Development instructor and his or her class for one semester. Each coach or mentor will coordinate meetings or presentations with the class of first-year college students… Read More


Northwest Vista College Director of Public Relations Renata Serafin participated in the San Antonio District 8 ’80s 5K run at the UTSA Main Campus on Saturday, June 23. Renata (47) finished fifth in her age group (40-49) with a time of 26:31.5 minutes. She was the 34th woman to finish the race and 108th person… Read More


During the 2018 spring semester, the Information and Communication Technology Team at Northwest Vista College tested the business and academic capabilities of wearable technology including Apple and Android watches. The pilot objectives set for this project were completed successfully. “This initiative was 100 percent supported and funded by our NVC Cabinet,” said director of Information… Read More


Last week, Northwest Vista College hosted a meet and greet gathering with our incoming Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores. The goal of this event was to create the opportunity for NVC faculty, staff, students and NVC business and college partners to visit with Dr. Flores and ask questions about the future of the Alamo Colleges District.… Read More


Aryn Edwards Vista Central Senior Advisor What her peers say anonymously: Aryn Edwards shows a work ethic that can’t be matched. She is very creative and has displayed that in many of our projects. She has gone the extra mile to make sure that the ideas of staff are brought into fruition. Aryn has been… Read More


This is an ongoing series to help inform staff and faculty about Alamo Institutes: What does a caring community look like? For the Creative and Communication Arts Institute Team, a CAREing community is one where students are encouraged and given information to achieve their educational, professional, and personal goals: Consistent – We all speak the same… Read More


Northwest Vista College Staff Senate recently participated in United Way’s Shoebox Project. Staff Senate filled 32 boxes with 12 to 14 different toiletries that will be distributed to people who need it most. Read what United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County put in their recent newsletter.  … Read More


This year’s graduation brings many success stories of Northwest Vista College students overcoming hardships to achieve their goals. Two stories highlighted – thanks to NVC advisors Kristal Eaker and Valerie Somerville – show what our students can achieve through their own motivation and a little push from NVC faculty and staff. Former Marine Albert “Bert”… Read More


Northwest Vista College was recently recognized by the Wellness Council of America with a Well Workplace Award. NVC’s Daniel Johnson said the award was given to NVC because: Kinesiology faculty hosts lunch time fitness/spin class and healthy eating classes throughout the year Kinesiology faculty oversee personal training students to help employees The opportunity for employees to… Read More


Congratulations to Dr. Claudia Verdin, NVC Mathematics Faculty, who took part in a book presentation at UTSA Downtown Campus on May 4. Dr. Verdin co-authored chapter six in the book titled, “Despertando el Ser: Transforming Latino Teachers’ Identities, Consciousness, and Beliefs.” The chapter is based on research conducted by Dr. Verdin and Dr. Lorena Claeys,… Read More