Thank you for helping NVC select names for the STEM building and the future renovated Cypress Campus Center. The new STEM building will be called Cedar Elm STEM Center and the Cypress Campus Center will be renamed as Cypress Cultural Center. Survey results are below. STEM Building: 42.7% – Cedar Elm STEM Center 25.4% – Cedar Elm… Read More


In every team and department at Northwest Vista College, there are always great stories to tell that show faculty and staff going above and beyond. While it’s hard to capture every story, we hope to periodically share in this space some of the major accomplishments or projects that are taking place. Members of the executive… Read More


STEM workers are in demand! Engineering and STEM-related jobs will take precedence in the employment industry through 2029 according to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — professions are expected to increase 8% between 2019 and 2029, compared to just 3.4% for all other careers.… Read More


This past weekend on Saturday, Nov. 4, Northwest Vista College hosted The CORE4 STEM Family Day – an event held simultaneously at six college campuses throughout San Antonio. The eighth annual event is in collaboration with the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. This was the first year NVC participated in the event that also included… Read More


Thanks to a STEM grant awarded a few years ago, NVC faculty Claudia Verdin Chagoya and two Northwest Vista College STEM students recently received the opportunity to travel to San Diego for the 2017 U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference. The news organization, according to its website, holds the conference to help craft the… Read More


From NVC Engineering Student Bobby Reyes “Summer of 2016 was not an average summer for me. After hearing a presentation from a former NVC student, Marcus Nejera, in Dr. Qiaoying “Joy” Zhou’s Introduction to Engineering course that talked about the importance of searching for internships. I felt inspired to search for one myself. In that process… Read More


For many female and minority students, it may be hard to break into STEM careers (science, technology, engineering and math) if they are not given the resources throughout their education. U.S. News and Word Report said in a story last year that the STEM workforce is no more diverse now than it was in 2001.… Read More