Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to speak about NVC Workforce programs on News4SanAntonio and Fox San Antonio. The information I shared was directly linked to the marketability of NVC programs such as Advanced Materials Technology (nanotechnology), Clinical Research Coordinator and Water Resource Science. Our goal is to continue spreading the good… Read More


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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


Garvin Dansby is the new coordinator of College Risk Management for Northwest Vista College. He has oversight for the campus occupational safety, and emergency preparedness programs. Garvin’s breath of experience include managing risk and safety in the military (US Air Force retired), manufacturing, local government, public utilities and nonprofit organizations. Garvin earned a B.S. in Management… 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


Since April, the Northwest Vista College Library has been home to a stunning art exhibit showcasing different pieces of art that encapsulate the iron-clad spirit of women throughout history. On Sept. 28, the art that lined the upper walls of the library near the cafe, received full attention for the Honoring Women: Art Exhibit and… 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: http://news4sanantonio.com/sa-living/northwest-vista-college. Dr. Baser also made it to Fox… Read More


Licensed concealed carry is now a part of the vocabulary at Northwest Vista College. Just this semester, a Texas law that allows licensed gun holders to conceal carry their weapons in public places, went into affect for community colleges throughout the state. An Alamo Colleges District panel discussed some of the ends and outs of… 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


Alumni and current students from Northwest Vista College’s Community Health Worker program recently participated in the Diez y Seis de Septiembre Parade and Celebration honoring Mexico’s independence at the Avenida Guadalupe Association on Sept. 16. Faculty member Guadalupe Cornejo  said participating in the parade was very significant and empowering. She added the goal was to… 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