It’s been a busy month for Northwest Vista College’s Staff Senate. Earlier in July, NVC hosted the Alamo Colleges Executive Staff Senate for its annual retreat. Staff Senates from the five colleges and the district came together to discuss issues and hear from speakers, which included Molly Cox of SA2020, Alamo Colleges Chancellor Dr. Mike… Read More


Rey Cardenas is now Northwest Vista College’s new college events coordinator On July 1, Rey transitioned over from the NVC Fine & Performing Arts & Kinesiology department. In his former position, he served as the technical director/auditorium manager for over four years. Rey has over 21 years of event and live-performance management experience.  He will… Read More


The popular show “Shark Tank” has a simple premise: find a solution to a problem and if you can make money off of it, you may find yourself leaving the show with an investor. This premise opened the eyes of Northwest Vista College students who put their Shark Tank skills to use last semester. The… Read More


La reVista

A few media outlets gave publicity to Northwest Vista College’s mural project that focuses on access to education. The massive mural, which will be hung in the Cypress Campus Center, later this summer was funded from a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts. Notable West Side artist and former NVC student Adriana M.J.… Read More


Alan Alexis Galvez is the new part-time student service specialist and home school liaison for the Dual Credit Office at Northwest Vista College. Alan is thrilled to be working for the Alamo Colleges where he first began his college education. He has since transferred to The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) to pursue… Read More


Access to education can mean different things to different people and some of these stories are being depicted in a unique mural project by Northwest Vista College and award-winning artist Adriana M.J. Garcia. The massive 7 feet x 36 feet mural uses actual images of students who have gone back to school later in life, come from immigrant… Read More


Erika Prosper Nirenberg is not only the First Lady of San Antonio, she’s also director of customer insights for H-E-B. She recently visited Northwest Vista College’s Student Success to have a conversation about how H-E-B switched from a customer service mentality to instead focus on hospitality. Nirenberg also spoke at the recent National Council for Marketing &… Read More


Northwest Vista College has become the first community college in south-central Texas to provide Amazon Web Services (AWS) training for students. The Amazon Web Services Academy will teach students how to provide a managed cloud-computing solution to clients through the world’s largest cloud computing company: Amazon.com, Inc. Students will learn how to create EC2 instances… Read More


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


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


Congratulations to Northwest Vista College’s Homer Guevara Jr., who was recently recognized at the Alamo Colleges Board of Trustees board meeting for his 10 years of service on the CPS Energy Board of Trustees. Homer was also featured on KSAT News recently as being one of 150 leaders going to the state capitol to advocate… Read More


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