Dr. Don Receives Fellow Status at Annual Psych Meeting More than 25 Northwest Vista psychology students, along with psychology faculty, Anna-Marie Evans, Jen Fox, Cindy Jacox, and Dr. Don Lucas attended the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) from April 12-15 in Houston. Established in 1953, SWPA represents American Psychological Association members living… Read More


It’s hard for students to learn when their stomachs are growling. According to a recent study 2 in 3 community college students are food insecure; meaning they have a limited availability of nutritionally adequate food. With over 40 percent of Northwest Vista College students on Pell grants, NVC is hoping to address this issue by… Read More


Update: If you haven’t had a chance to donate to the Vista Hunger Relief Drive, please do! Northwest Vista College is now accepting donations for the Vista Hunger Relief Drive. Proceeds raised will benefit NVC students experiencing food insecurity. Those interested in donating electronically can do so by visiting www.Alamo.edu/NVC/HUNGER Cash or checks can be hand-delivered… Read More


La reVista

Four Northwest Vista College students – Noah Hinojosa, Theo Mouawad, Andrew Medina and Jose Cuevas — from NVC’s Digital Video and Cinema Production program produced and edited a video of #KENS5 “Great Day SA.” See it here: http://www.kens5.com/…/g…/behind-the-gdsa-scenes-1/492061426… Read More


After every student advising appointment, students are given a satisfaction survey, in which they have the opportunity to leave comments about their visit. Cheri Burnside and Christina Brown have started a tradition called “Cheri’s Top 10,” where she reviews the hundreds of comments at the end of each month and (attempts) to pick her top… Read More


With a record 71 percent of NVC faculty and staff members participating, the 2017 NVC Cares. . . I Care campaign raised $54,985 for our students and the community. The campaign provided an opportunity for NVC faculty and staff to contribute to NVC scholarships and programs, United Way agencies, arts and cultural organizations of TheFund and district-wide scholarships and programs. You… Read More


NVC faculty, staff and student volunteers plus representatives of GM Financial and Nationwide enthusiastically greeted students during the start of classes for the fall semester as part of Wildcat Days 2017. Although the welcome event was postponed one day because of weather concerns, volunteers adjusted their schedules, braved wind gusts and helped NVC students find… Read More


While it’s only been about six months since Beverly Evans’ passing, her memory lives on through the Beverly Evans Memorial NVC Student Life Scholarship. At the annual Celebration of Giving luncheon for employee supporters of the NVC Cares …I Care Campaign, four of the first students to receive the scholarship shared their stories. In front of nine of Beverly’s… Read More


Investing in innovation is common practice in the for-profit sector, particularly among technology companies. For community colleges, however, self-funding in innovation is a lot more difficult to achieve. Community college faculty and staff have to compete for scarce federal, corporate and individual donor support. That is precisely why Northwest Vista College has taken the lead… Read More


This June, GM Financial plans to open its new 100,000 square-foot servicing center right up the street from Northwest Vista College on Ellison Drive. In the spirit of community, the company recently established the GM Financial Next Level Scholarship for full or part-time NVC students pursuing a plan of study in business. GM Financial has… Read More


With our ever changing student enrollment, it is often challenging to get the message across to students that visiting with their advisor prior to registration is vital to their success at Northwest Vista College. The NVC Advising Team could use your help! We are hoping our own NVC staff and faculty will help us communicate… Read More