A campus emergency can be a chaotic time for everyone with only seconds to react. The first priority of faculty and staff should be the safety and security of everyone at Northwest Vista College. Our campus has several layers of protection from the Department of Public Safety, Risk Management and our Crisis/Building Action Teams (CAT/BAT).… Read More


After every student advising appointment, students are given a satisfaction survey, in which they have the opportunity to leave comments about their visit. Cheri Burnside and Christina Brown have started a tradition called “Cheri’s Top 10,” where she reviews the hundreds of comments at the end of each month and (attempts) to pick her top… Read More


Earlier this year, Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales of District 5, said in an interview that over 30 percent of all child abuse cases in Bexar Country are coming out of two zip codes in her district on the West Side. District 5 is going to get some much needed help soon with the graduation of 10… Read More


It’s hard for students to learn when their stomachs are growling. According to a recent study 2 in 3 community college students are food insecure; meaning they have a limited availability of nutritionally adequate food. With over 40 percent of Northwest Vista College students on Pell grants, NVC is hoping to address this issue by… Read More


Congratulations to NVC Instructor Joe Caploe and San Antonio College music student Marco Salinas. They have both been accepted into the prestigious 2018 Jazz Meeting of the International Association of Schools of Jazz, in July. This year’s global jazz meeting is to be hosted by the Viljandi Culture Academy in Estonia. Launched in 2010, the… Read More


Congratulations to Melinda Zepeda, who serves as associate professor of English at Northwest Vista College. She was selected to participate in the 2018-2019 cohort of the NAFSA Diversity Impact Program and will have the opportunity to attend the organization’s annual conference in Philadelphia in May. NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world’s largest nonprofit… Read More


Francisco Saucedo, Certified Advisor Student Success Employee of the Month for February What his peers say anonymously Francisco goes above and beyond for students. He makes it a point to reach out so students feel comfortable about their decisions. He takes the time to reassure that all students are comfortable on the path they have… Read More


Northwest Vista College recently held a Goals Achievement Summit on Feb. 15 to celebrate many areas that were successful in their Wildly Important Goals or WIGs. Different departments displayed their WIG boards and even one area dressed up in graduation gowns to represent their efforts. NVC President Dr. Ric Baser said one of the over… Read More


Northwest Vista College students may select from two paid internship opportunities this summer provided by members of the NVC Business Council. Nationwide is expanding its College 2 Career program and is accepting applications through April 16. Start date for the program is May 22. Participants in the program will have training in a customer service… Read More