The Northwest Vista College (NVC) Disc Golf course, with an updated design, has reopened after it was closed as part of the campus during the 2020 pandemic. NVC President Dr. Ric Baser is an avid disc golf player. “The course is known as a technical short course. It’s good for beginners and still challenging for experienced… Read More


Northwest Vista College Community Health Worker Program is doing its part to help educate the community and its members. Just recently on Aug. 11, NVC’s CWH Program, UT Austin and SA Metropolitan Health District partnered on a presentation, titled ” Increase Access to Tobacco Cessation-Using Mobile Apps. to Improve Public Health.” This presentation helped to provide… Read More


Northwest Vista College has continued to support students, employees and the community by partnering with the San Antonio Food Bank to host Pop-Up Markets to help mitigate food insecurity locally. The first one at NVC was on April 1. In true Wildcat spirit, numerous volunteer and various NVC departments collaborated to make the event a… Read More


Northwest Vista College will continue remote learning for the remainder of the spring semester. As the risk level remains in the Red Zone – High Risk, the City of San Antonio recommends that institutions of higher education operate with remote learning – Level 5 “Stay Home, Work Safe.” NVC will continue to operate remotely at Level… Read More


UTSA has been awarded a three-year, $5 million grant, from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support community partnerships focused on advancing a more democratic society through racial justice and social equity. The project, “Democratizing Racial Justice,” was among 16 other projects selected from 165 grant applications and the only project awarded in Texas. Democratizing… Read More


Contributed by Dr. Shelah Simmons, chair of NVC’s Business Council During this time of COVID-19, the NVC President’s Office Business Council found innovative ways to work with Northwest Vista College while reaching its core goal of helping promote student success while students are accomplishing their academic dream. The Business Council are ambassadors for the college, helping create opportunities… Read More


Northwest Vista College not only educates students, but it helps to saves lives in San Antonio. Since 2016, through blood drives on campus, 3,775 donors helped to save 11,325 lives, according to the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center. In 2019, NVC had its biggest year and 1,288 students, employees and faculty donated blood –… Read More


The Northwest Vista College Mental Health Initiative Committee and NVC Psychology Assistant Professor Jennifer Fox brought together faculty, staff and students for a development session from The Center for Health Care Services Foundation of San Antonio to earn certification in Mental Health First Aid. “We are passionate about mental health and believe that faculty and… Read More


Northwest Vista College faculty and staff met recently with community and business leaders from NVC’s Business Council to explore additional collaboration and engagement opportunities for students. Some of the current members of the council are GM Financial, Frost Bank and Genesis Professional Solutions. To learn more about the Business Council, visit www.alamo.edu/nvc/experience-nvc/community/business-council/… Read More


For the first time in many years, Northwest Vista College had a group of employees and faculty represent the college at the annual MLK March honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy on Jan. 20. San Antonio has one of the largest marches in the United States. Many other cities coordinate parades, while San Antonio… Read More


Deciding to return to school can be difficult for anyone, but it can be especially daunting for veterans, who not only have to transition to civilian life, but may also be recovering from physical and mental injuries. NVC’s Veteran’s Affairs office provides services to more than 1,700 GI Bill students with advising and mentoring. “Sometimes… Read More


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