This is an ongoing series to help inform staff and faculty about Alamo Institutes: What does a caring community look like? For the Creative and Communication Arts Institute Team, a CAREing community is one where students are encouraged and given information to achieve their educational, professional, and personal goals: Consistent – We all speak the same… Read More


Northwest Vista College Staff Senate recently participated in United Way’s Shoebox Project. Staff Senate filled 32 boxes with 12 to 14 different toiletries that will be distributed to people who need it most. Read what United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County put in their recent newsletter.  … Read More


This year’s graduation brings many success stories of Northwest Vista College students overcoming hardships to achieve their goals. Two stories highlighted – thanks to NVC advisors Kristal Eaker and Valerie Somerville – show what our students can achieve through their own motivation and a little push from NVC faculty and staff. Former Marine Albert “Bert”… Read More


This week, all five colleges within the Alamo Colleges District launched AlamoNAVIGATE, a new online system that guides students from enrollment through graduation. It provides a personalized checklist and nudges students along the way to help them reach important milestones such as application, enrollment and completion. The platform is currently available to first-time-in-college, former, transfer,… Read More


Northwest Vista College was recently recognized by the Wellness Council of America with a Well Workplace Award. NVC’s Daniel Johnson said the award was given to NVC because: Kinesiology faculty hosts lunch time fitness/spin class and healthy eating classes throughout the year Kinesiology faculty oversee personal training students to help employees The opportunity for employees to… Read More


Congratulations to Dr. Claudia Verdin, NVC Mathematics Faculty, who took part in a book presentation at UTSA Downtown Campus on May 4. Dr. Verdin co-authored chapter six in the book titled, “Despertando el Ser: Transforming Latino Teachers’ Identities, Consciousness, and Beliefs.” The chapter is based on research conducted by Dr. Verdin and Dr. Lorena Claeys,… Read More


A new scholarship is being established in memory of Maj. Jason Paxton and his music. He attended NVC from spring 2017 until his death in April.  “He was an extremely determined student. He composed part of a string quartet and a sonata for guitar during his short time at NVC,” says Dan Smith, discipline coordinator… Read More


The Employee of the Month award recognizes outstanding employees who go above and beyond their daily responsibilities and exemplify the college touchstones. Who is eligible? Full-time & part-time staff Who can nominate? Any Alamo Colleges employee may nominate one or more eligible employees (self-included) How and where? Complete a brief online application here. Nominations are… Read More


This is an ongoing series to help inform staff and faculty about Alamo Institutes: There is no better way to learn than through experience and practical application, and students in the Business and Entrepreneurship Institute have been doing just that. Students in accounting, business computer information systems, and economics classes are learning about business from… Read More


Fit-Esta On Saturday, May 5th, NVC will hold Fit-esta, a fitness challenge to raise money for student scholarships. To register for Fit-esta, contact Teri Dimas at tgarza14@alamo.edu or 210-486-4087. To learn more about this event, watch NVC Coordinator of the Personal Fitness Trainer Program Teri Dimas and students Cynthia Montanya and Lesly De Los Santos… Read More