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President's Message

NVC Invests $1 Million in New Full-Time Faculty Positions

During the Spring Convocation in January, we announced the investment of $1 million in new full-time faculty positions. This expansion in our faculty allows Northwest Vista College to hire 12 new full-time faculty for fall 2024, with six each in core classes and an additional six in workforce programs. We used a data-informed process to

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NVC’s 2024-2026 Strategic Priorities

Our spring semester is off to a great start with Northwest Vista College faculty and staff coming together with donations of winter clothing and other essentials for the NVC Student Advocacy & Resource Center. In less than an hour, right before the start of the Spring Convocation, Vista employees filled five large boxes with winter

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Spring Convocation and Solar Eclipse

It’s so hard for me to believe that my first semester at Vista is coming to a close – and what a semester it’s been! Thank you to each and every one of you who have made me and every one of our students feel welcome, supported, and successful on this beautiful campus. I hope

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Supporting Our Students

One of the most frequent comments I hear about Vista when I’m in the community or talking with students is about the beauty of the campus. The trees, rocks, flowers, and the lake all make for an idyllic setting where our students and colleagues can work and learn. I couldn’t agree more that this IS

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Paving the Way for Progress and Prosperity for Our Community

Cesar Chavez said that “We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.” We can accelerate pathways to higher education for our students and community through successful and

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Staying Engaged With Our Community

    Northwest Vista College is committed to community engagement, evident in our current strategic plan, and the outcomes we create for our students. I’m grateful that we continue to focus our efforts on developing community-wide partnerships to improve access to education and the quality of life in San Antonio and its surrounding communities.  Over the past

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NVC Offers New and Amazing Opportunity for Students

Our beautiful and vibrant community of San Antonio has been recently ranked as the third poorest among the nation’s ten most populated cities, according to American Community Survey from the U.S. Census Bureau and reported by Texas Public Radio. Poverty exists in many San Antonio zip codes, including 78251. These statistics are a reminder that

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Our Journey Toward Becoming a Hispanic-Thriving Institution

As we approach Hispanic Heritage Month, which will kick off nationwide on Friday, September 15, I would like to share what this month means to me and to our Northwest Vista College (NVC) family. NVC is federally designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), defined in Title V of the Higher Education Act as an institution of

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Starting Strong

Dear Colleagues, Northwest Vista College is buzzing with excitement this morning as we welcome our students, faculty, and staff to the new academic year. Sgt. Jill Sprowls said the first student arrived on campus at 5:30 a.m., an hour before our first courses of the day. Thirty minutes later, the parking lot in front of

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Thank You NVC Faculty, Staff and Students

Northwest Vista College’s hospitality is one of the many unique treasures of this community. I am humbled by the outpouring of support I have received from NVC students, faculty, and staff. These first two weeks as NVC President will be forever etched in my memory as our students and colleagues have shared their stories, swapped

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Immense Pride for What we Achieved Together

Dear Northwest Vista College Community, As my time as the Interim President of this respected institution ends, I want to take a moment to express my deepest gratitude and appreciation for your unwavering commitment and dedication to the advancement of higher education. It has been an honor and a privilege to serve alongside such an

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