Northwest Vista College recently competed for the prestigious Bellwether Award at the 2018 Community College Futures Assembly. NVC was one of 30 colleges selected from a group of 230 community colleges throughout the nation that were nominated by external entities. Having further progressed to the top 10 list allowed NVC faculty and staff to present… Read More


This year, Northwest Vista College is taking a different approach to creating its strategic plan for the next five years. The NVC Strategic Planning Steering Team said the goal is to have a more inclusive process of having faculty, staff, and students participate in shaping the future of NVC. To make it convenient for everyone,… Read More


Congrats to Angela Cavazos-Barajas in Student Success. She was presented the Patriotic Employer award today by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. This award was presented by Retired Master Sergeant Kerry Reyna on behalf of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Angela was nominated by her former student/ former work study Joseph… Read More


Two Northwest Vista College math faculty, Heidi Hunt-Ruiz and Eddie Bishop, along with NVC Vice President Deborah Gaitan, were invited to present at the Corequisite Conference at St. Philip’s College last week. The presentation was a very informative and well received by the audience. Anna Harwin, who served as a coach, mentor, and teacher of… Read More


Join us on Wednesday, February 28 from 12:45 pm till 1:45 pm in the Lago Vista Room 121-122. We have invited Odd?Rod, a TEDx speaker and spoken word artist of the year, who has an amazing story. He was born to a drug-addicted mother and an absent father, Odd?Rod’s poverty-stricken upbringing has turned into the… Read More


Pamela Carrizales Certified Advisor Vista Central Advising Team What her peers say anonymously Pamela has been creative in ways that assists students to get through our enrollment process with ease and making our students more successful while in college. The other value that Pamela is known for is caring because she does everything and anything… Read More


Join the NVC Fine Arts department on Friday, Feb. 16 from 7-9 pm in the Palmetto Center for the Arts and have a blast exploring ceramics, dance, and printmaking all under ultraviolet lights that make the materials and studios glow in a surreal and dream-like way. Professors and students in all departments will show you… Read More


This semester the Palmetto Center of the Arts and its supporting cast have an intriguing line up of events for students, employees and their families and the community. Alamo Colleges students and employees enjoy a $5 admission. Make sure to check the calendar for the latest information or visit Alamo.edu/nvc/palmetto. A few notable highlights this… Read More


As we start the spring semester, several construction projects and renovations will still be ongoing. Here’s a list of what’s happening.   The Live Oak Hall carpet removal project has been completed and faculty and staff have moved back into the building. The Pecan Hall additional parking and safety construction project has been completed. Speed humps repair and replacements… Read More


If it’s good to save the best for the last part of the year, NVC has received the best news this week! Northwest Vista College received welcomed news on Tuesday that our accreditation was reaffirmed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges – what a great way to top off the year that started with NVC being named best community… Read More


Fox San Antonio NVC Coordinator of the Personal Fitness Training program Teri Dimas and students Donna Dufrene-Alvizo, Calie Chesler, Kristen Vargas and Maribel Miller were recently featured on Fox 29/35 KABB San Antonio “Daytime@9″ promoting NVC’s personal trainer program. See it here. KENS 5 Four NVC Students – Noah Hinojosa, Theo Mouawad, Andrew Medina and Jose… Read More


The recent publication of the book, “Despertando el Ser: Transforming Latino Teachers’ Identities, Consciousness, and Beliefs,” includes writing and research by NVC Mathematics Faculty, Dr. Claudia Verdin, which can be found in chapter six of the book. Dr. Verdin’s work, which was co-written with UTSA Math faculty Dr. Lorena Claeys, focuses on uncovering the teaching… Read More