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Spring Registration Lab Breaks Records

Every year, Northwest Vista College holds Registration Labs to help first-time-in-college students with the registration process. During the latest Registration Lab on Nov. 14, NVC served 551 students. In the last five years when the event was held, the largest gathering was 383 students in the fall of 2018. During the latest Registration Lab, advisors conducted

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Data Bites: Ruffalo Noel Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory

In our last Data Bites column, we discussed the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE), which NVC administers biannually. The CCSSE represents one measure of our NVC students, but it is not enough to have only one measure. In the years NVC does not administer the CCSSE, we administer the Ruffalo Noel Levitz Student

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New Interim Dean of Student Success – Dr. Yolanda Reyes Guevara

Congratulations to Dr. Yolanda “Yolo” Reyes Guevara, who begins her new role as Northwest Vista College’s interim dean of Student Success effective on November 7. Yolo has spent the last 17 years preparing for this opportunity. She began her career in higher education at Palo Alto College as a recruiter/advisor and has served in various capacities throughout her career in higher education including director

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NVC Cedar Elm STEM Center Receives Design Award

The Cedar Elm STEM Center (CESC) at Northwest Vista College, designed by Overland Partners, won the San Antonio Institute of Architects (AIA) 2022 Educational Place Award last Tuesday evening. The award recognizes design excellence of projects that make a positive impact in San Antonio. Vice President for College Services, Erin Sherman, leads the planning and

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Northwest Vista College is among the colleges highlighted in a new report from the Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) as providing student assistance to address multiple needs. Published today, the Mission Critical: The Role of Community Colleges in Meeting Students’ Basic Needs report on food insecurity among community college students highlights the struggles students experience. The report

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NVC Breaks Ground on New Veterans Center

The Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees, Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores, and Northwest Vista College (NVC) celebrated the groundbreaking of its new Veterans Center on Oct. 20. wSpecial guests included Senator José Menéndez, who secured $6 million for this new center. Since NVC’s opening in 1995, college leadership has made the veteran and military community

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HalloVista 2022 Brings Community to NVC

After taking a short hiatus, HalloVista returned this year to spread some free Halloween fun for the community.  For parents and kids who have never visited NVC, HalloVista is a great way to attract guests to the campus. The event featured trick-or-treating, a pumpkin (bull ride), a mobile Escape Room, vendors and a carnival area

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NVC Leadership Attends Westover Hills Baptist Medical Campus Groundbreaking

A delegation of Northwest Vista College (NVC) Executive Team and Leadership Council members attended the Westover Hills Baptist Hospital groundbreaking on Oct. 11 in an effort to honor NVC’s nearby neighbor and to celebrate the growth of the Westover Hills area. Leading NVC’s delegation was Interim President Debi Gaitan who said this event provided an

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National Night Out Celebrated at NVC

This year Alamo Colleges celebrated National Night Out at Northwest Vista College on Oct. 4.  The event is coordinated by the Alamo Colleges Police Department, along with the college where it’s being held.  Students and the community got the opportunity to meet ACD police, take pictures with them and check out several vendors, such as

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NVC Gives Back

It’s that time again for the annual NVC Gives Back campaign. The 2022 goal is to increase NVC dollars raised by 4.5% to $55,222.00 and become a majority giving institution at 51% participation. Currently, NVC is at $12,538.00 and 11% participation. By getting over 50%, NVC is sending a clear message to other organizations that the NVC family cares

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NVC Brings Community to First Ever Homecoming Event

Northwest Vista College celebrated it’s first Community Homecoming Court & Parade on Sept. 22. Congratulations to NVC students Diamond Murphy, Kaitlyn Grace, Gabe Cafuentes, Ian Torres, Shayde Woodard, and Timothy Brown on being selected for NVC’s Homecoming Court. As part of the application process, students had to choose how their NVC mentors have helped them.

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Stay Safe Online

Reprinted from National Cybersecurity Alliance With a little prep, you can shield your information online and secure your digital systems and devices.   With a little knowledge, a dash of effort, and a few minutes of time, you can keep your sensitive data and computer systems locked down tight. Cybersecurity does not have to be intimidating!

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