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Advanced Materials Technology Two million jobs will be needed in the coming years in the advanced materials technology field (nanotechnology), according to the National Science Foundation. This is the science of making things lighter and stronger and it’s one of NVC programs that was highlighted on WOAI TV’s San Antonio Living last Friday. To view the segement,… Read More

Congratulations to the numerous employees working at Northwest Vista College who are celebrating five, 10, 15 and 20 years of service at the college. Here’s the list of employees: 20 Years Abel Ruiz, Assessment and Testing 15 Years Valerie Sommerville, Student Advising Renata Serafin, Public Relations Claudia Chagoya Verdin, Math Jalal Nejad, Government David Casanova,… Read More

The Northwest Vista College Staff Council will soon become the Northwest Vista College Staff Senate. Although the name has changed, its mission to enhance the professionalism of all staff members by increasing access to information, participation, communication and recognition is as strong as ever. NVC Staff Senate will accomplish its goals by: Representing the concerns… Read More

The competition is heating up! Northwest College has to put the pedal to the metal because it’s NO LONGER in the lead to win the district-wide giving campaign. Instead of NVC President Dr. Baser wearing our beloved purple, he may have to wear NLC green. Here are the latest participation numbers: NVC – 45% participation… Read More

Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser was on News 4 San Antonio, Texas SA Living Show on Sept. 27 talking about NVC’s recognitions and programs. After the show, Dr. Baser visits with NVC student and News 4 San Antonio intern Norris Covey. Watch SA Living segment here: Dr. Baser also made it to Fox… Read More

The first Bragging Breakfast of the semester started with Northwest Vista College President Dr. Baser sharing a new challenge he is taking on for the Employee Giving Campaign. He said he “mysteriously” received a leopard-print suit, complete with a tie, jacket and pants. Dr. Baser said every time NVC passes a milestone percentage of employees… Read More

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Graciela Sanchez Student Success Advising Team Support Specialist Graciela Sanchez was recently nominated Northwest Vista College Employee of the Month at the September Bragging Breakfast meeting. Her colleagues said she has a great attitude. She is always very positive and is always willing to go the extra mile for her team and students. Graciela is… Read More

Over the last few weeks, we have witnessed a renewed sense of energy at Northwest Vista College that occurs every new academic year. This fall semester brings added joy from NVC’s strong enrollment of 18,000 students, more than a million dollar growth in the NVC budget as well as an additional nine faculty and five… Read More

NVC Workforce Donates Shirts to High School Students This past week, Workforce Education and Training donated college shirts to the Communities in Schools organization. Communities in Schools “does whatever it takes to help at-risk students stay in school and succeed in life”.  Mary Brown of Communities in Schools, (in the picture) was thrilled to get… 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

NVC faculty, staff and student volunteers plus representatives of GM Financial and Nationwide enthusiastically greeted students during the start of classes for the fall semester as part of Wildcat Days 2017. Although the welcome event was postponed one day because of weather concerns, volunteers adjusted their schedules, braved wind gusts and helped NVC students find… Read More

Get ready for this year’s Employee Development Day on Oct. 27, which will be jam packed with fun, talent and educational sessions. The morning starts with breakfast at 7:30 am and opening remarks at 8:30 am. Weaved into the program this year are talent acts from employees across the campus, videos and an update on… Read More