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NVC Black History Month Events

Happy Black History Month. Here are some events planned for the month. Black Jeopardy Thursday, Feb. 9th 2:00pm-3:30pm Location: LOH 201 Limited to 12 student participants (max of 6 groups of 2 people) Monetary rewards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place Study guide provided upon RSVP’ing Monthly DEI Faculty/Staff Workshop Friday, Feb. 10th 9:30am-11:30am Location: Zoom Get Out Discussion &

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NVC Ranked No. 2 Among Best Colleges in Texas

Four of our five Alamo Colleges have been named in an Intelligent.com list of Best Community Colleges in Texas in 2023. Palo Alto College, Northwest Vista College, St. Philip’s College and San Antonio College were all named as part of the list whose research identified the top 46 community colleges in the state. Northwest Vista

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Higher Ed is an Appealing Target for Cyber Attacks

In an effort to educate the Northwest Vista College community about how they can help thwart off cyber attacks, the NVC IT & Communications team has integrated an information campaign that includes articles here and on NVC’s social media platforms. The goal is for Cyber Awareness to be a year-round campaign and not just in

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San Antonio Peace Center at NVC Celebrates 2023 Peace Laureates

Northwest Vista College and the San Antonio Peace Center celebrated the 18th Annual Blessing of the Peacemakers on Jan. 29. This event honors the 2023 San Antonio Peace Laureates and founders of the San Antonio Peace Center: Rosalyn Falcón Collier, Ann E. Helmke and Susan Ives. The Blessing of the Peacemakers is a multi-faith ceremony

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Faculty Learn Tools for Suicide Prevention

Nearly 30 Northwest Vista College faculty and staff participated in LivingWorks Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) interactive workshop in suicide first aid on Jan. 9-10. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is

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NVC Hosts 2023 Peace Laureates and Launches Compassionate USA

Northwest Vista College will host the 18th Annual Blessing of the Peacemakers on Sunday, Jan. 29 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Palmetto Center for the Arts Theater. The 2023 San Antonio Peace Laureates are the founders of the San Antonio Peace Center: Rosalyn Falcón Collier, Ann E. Helmke and Susan Ives. The

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NVC and Alamo Colleges Participate in MLK March

Nearly 25 faculty, staff and students from Northwest Vista College participated in the MLK March on Jan. 16. Each college of the Alamo Colleges District were encouraged to bring their groups to show a united front at the march, which is the largest MLK march in the United Sates. Estimated attendance is about 400,000. Participants

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January 2023 All College Meeting

Northwest Vista College kicked off its first All-College Meeting with NVC College Services hosting on Jan. 20. Student Enrollment Headcount Spring 2023 Continuing – 9,909 increase by 142 Dual Credit – 3,362 increase by 210 FTIC – 560 decrease by 5 Other – 1,144 Total to date:  14,975 Solidarity, Racial Healing, & Narrative Change Dr.

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Ugly Sweater Fun at December All College Meeting

The Northwest Vista College Staff Senate hosted the December All College Meeting. Here’s the Power Point.  On the agenda was: Student enrollment Staff Senate priorities Faculty Senate scholarship New employees Wildcat celebrations

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NVC Esports Club Growing; Becoming Competitive

In 2023, you may see the Northwest Vista College esports student club “Vista Gamers” playing competitively. Since the start of the semester, the new student club has seen a large influx of students joining. At the first Open Play event earlier in the semester, over 60 students attended. The National Association of Collegiate Esports, or

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STEAM Blast Creates Future Innovators

The fall 2022 STEAM Blast at Northwest Vista College was held Nov 8 and 9 and was supported through the Student Life Student Activities Fund. NVC has interdisciplinary interactive sessions on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math). Many sessions are focused on creation and crafting in support of our STEAM Makerspace in MLH-214 (partially

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Students Awarded NVC Geography and Environmental Scholarships

Five Northwest Vista College students were awarded scholarships of $2,100 each for two semesters through funding from the Microsoft Community Empowerment Fund. Luz Araguz Chavira, Clarissa Guillen, Amanda Martin, Sheina McManus, and Madeline Ovideo were the scholarship recipients. Luz is a first-generation student in her sophomore year. Her pre-major is Environmental Science and she plans

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