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Creating Opportunities for Success

Debi GaitanNVC Vice President for Student Success Dear Vista Family, As we approach the end of another year, it is with great pride and gratitude that I reflect on the remarkable achievements of our community. This year has been nothing short of extraordinary, and it is a testament to the dedication and hard work of

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Taking the Financial Burden off Arts Students

NVC Vice President for Academic SuccessDr. Daniel Powell Friends of the Arts (FANs) at Northwest Vista, a dedicated group of community people, faculty, and staff, were surprised when we learned after a first ever complete review of the required supply lists that students in fine and performing arts courses were being required to fund some

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Thankful for Our Teams

November brings forth the seasonal reminders of thankfulness. Once (okay probably more than once) I was a sullen teenager pouting about something oh so important that I no longer recall; however, I distinctly recall my grandma interrupting my pout session and sitting me down for a chat about gratitude. She explained that to experience gratitude,

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Exciting Times for NVC Social Sciences

Dr. Steven Montemayor Interim Dean for Academic Success It is an exciting time in Social Sciences at Northwest Vista College. Fall 2023 enrollment is up at almost 90% and Spring 2024 enrollment is already at 30.5% which is aligning with one of our Department goals of growth and accessible course schedules for all students. On

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Student Engagement on the Rise

Jennifer Comedy-Holmes NVC Dean for Student Success Wow! We are almost halfway through the fall 2023 semester. NVC welcomed our new president, Dr. Amy Bosley, we have near-record first-time-in-college enrollment, and we are also seeing a huge spike in student engagement.  Our Registered Student Organizations have almost doubled and our Student Life team is working

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Hispanic Heritage Month: A Testament to Our Values

Bobby Ayala, Ph.D. NVC Dean for Academic Success As we step into the vibrant and culturally rich month of September, we are reminded of the significance of Hispanic Heritage Month and impact on our community and our students. This annual celebration, which runs from September 15th to October 15th, holds a special place in our

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Lead with Love

NVC Leadership Message: Dr. Russ Frohardt, NVC Dean for Academic Success Several Northwest Vista College and Alamo Colleges District colleagues and I had the privilege of attending the Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL) enrollment management conference in July in Nashville, Tennessee. Brandon Fleming, the author of Miseducated: A memoir, was one of the keynote speakers at

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Co-Creating the Future of NVC

NVC Leadership MessageErin Sherman, NVC Vice President of College Services  We are engaged in two significant opportunities to co-create the future direction of Northwest Vista College, enabling us to collectively center on supporting our students, community, and one another. The development and implementation of the NVC strategic plan and Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) are opportunities

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Career Experience for NVC Students

As our students prepare to finish their spring semester and prepare for summer courses/internships/jobs, we encourage them to visit with our NVC Career Experience team to gain an edge on their resumes and interview skills.  At Northwest Vista College, we are committed to provided learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom to our

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The Call to Serve

As we begin to wind down our academic year at NVC, I am reminded of the unique purpose that sets us apart from other institutions of higher education. At our core, we are called to serve our community by providing affordable, accessible, and high-quality education to all who seek it. This purpose is more important

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AlamoPROMISE Expansion – More Opportunities to Eradicate Poverty

  NVC Leadership Message Robin Lund, Dean for Student Success – Advising and Enrollment On Dec. 13, 2022, the Alamo College District Board of Trustees approved the expansion of the AlamoPROMISE program. With this expansion, AlamoPROMISE will now serve 73 San Antonio area high schools; offering the promise of tuition-free college for approximately 20,500 additional

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