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… 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

Congratulations to the new group of graduates from Alamo Colleges Emerging Leaders Program that had their closing ceremony on June 25. The group went through a five-and-a-half month leadership development program founded on Franklin Covey’s process-focused content: Great Leaders, Great Teams, Great Results. The NVC employees were selected by their supervisors or the NVC executive… Read More

Anthony Montalbano, Associate Professor Suzanne Bravo, Instructor Sandra Garza, Assistant Professor Mei Garcia, Adjunct Faculty Elizabeth Hernandez, Adjunct Faculty Theresa Marshall-Scrader, Adjunct Faculty Minerva Muniz, Administrative Assistant to the President Maria Morena, Technical Services Manager Felix Salinas, Director of IT Julie Boerm, Director of High School Programs The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development… Read More

From Debi Gaitan Vice President of Student Success   Dr. Debra Morgan is a pillar in the foundation of NVC. She had a vision for our college that included having a Can Do Spirit, being Student-Centered, and Creating Opportunities for Success. She always had the best interest of students at the center of every decision… Read More

Northwest Vista College and Alamo Colleges were featured on Texas Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” on KSTX 89.1 FM this morning in regards to the first day of the fall semester and the importance of showing up for classes. NVC vice president for Student Success Debi Gaitan, and student and Vista Central employee, Christian Solano, did… 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