Stories

Bragging Breakfast Event Celebrates Dr. Baser

The May Bragging Breakfast brought together faculty and staff to celebrate the retirement of Dr. Ric Baser, president of Northwest Vista College. Employees were treated to breakfast in the lobby of the Palmetto Theater and then a video highlighting his years of service. Dr. Baser succeeded former NVC President Dr. Jackie Claunch in 2014. To

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Cedar Elm STEM Center at NVC Grand Opening May 25

  The Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees, Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores and Northwest Vista College invite you to save the date for the Cedar Elm STEM Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Wednesday, May 25, 2022 10 a.m. Northwest Vista College 3535 N. Ellison Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78251

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Business Community Pays Balance for 28 Students

Thanks to the Northwest Vista College President’s Office Business Council, 28 Northwest Vista College students will get their final balance paid off. These students earned their degrees this semester. This means that the businesses and representatives that have form the POBC are paying a whopping $14,255 to help get students to the next level. If a

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Microsoft Volunteers Build Bird and Bat Boxes at NVC

Volunteer employees from Microsoft Data Center San Antonio recently visited Northwest Vista College to assemble wildlife habitat boxes that will be placed at NVC’s 30-acre EcoLab in Bandera. As a part of a three-year Microsoft Community Empowerment Fund grant the Geography and Environmental Sustainability department was able to purchase bat, butterfly, blue bird, wren, and

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Faculty Member’s Research Turned into TPR Series

Northwest Vista College adjunct faculty member Jennifer Cain‘s research caught the attention of Texas Public Radio. Her research, titled “For Those Seeking a Good Time while in San Antonio, Texas” – The Restrictions and Permissions of Bawdy Houses from 1889 – 1941 encouraged the news radio network to create a podcast series (Listen to it

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NVC Celebrates Groundbreaking of new Educational Center in Boerne

The Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees, Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores and Northwest Vista College joined Boerne community leaders and community partners to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Northwest Education and Training Center (NWETC) on May 6. Located near Interstate 10 and Balcones Creek Boulevard, the NWETC will provide education and services to the

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Chair Open Forum. Submit Feedback by April 28

All Computer Science, Technology, and Business Department faculty and staff were invited to attend an open forum via Zoom to meet Teresa Garza-Dimas, candidate for the CSTB Chair position on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. All CSTB faculty and staff are invited to view the recording and submit feedback by 5 p.m. Thursday, April 28 at this

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New NVC Digital Archive Full of Memories

By Linda Reeves NVC Library Thanks to the Northwest Vista College Library team, we are bridging the college’s past with the present through a new digital archive. The Library personnel have been wanting to start an NVC archive for some time now. Both Palo Alto and St. Philip’s Colleges have archives. NVC has an interesting

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NVC Nominated Most Promising Place to Work – Again!

Northwest Vista College has been named one of the 2022 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges (MPPWCC) for the fourth time by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education. According to the bi-weekly news magazine, Northwest Vista College was chosen as one of 24 community colleges in the nation through “a web-based survey approach to

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NVC Psychology Students Attend and Present at Professional Research Conference

The Northwest Vista College Psychology Department took by storm the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) from April 8-10 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. NVC Professor of Psychology, Dr. Don Lucas, Associate Professor of Psychology, Jen Fox, and Adjunct Professor Zach Hanich, along with eight NVC Psychology students attended the annual SWPA meeting. In

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Helping Developmental Education Students Succeed

By Qiaoying Joy Zhou, PhD Department Chair/Professor NVC Math and Engineering Department Northwest Vista College’s Math faculty (Dr. Mary Zocchi and Mr. Robert Carrillo) and Math Lab Supervisor (Ms. Debbie Rosenthal) recently attended a Regional SI (Supplemental Instruction) Supervisor Training in San Marcos. Mary reported that this intensive two-day workshop presented by The International Center

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Join NVC in the Cornyval Parade of Helotes

    Northwest Vista College is seeking Brand Ambassadors or volunteers to help it participate in Helotes’ annual Corynval Parade on April 30. This is your chance to show your Wildcat Spirit and help represent the college. The parade showcases local businesses, charities, and community organizations. This year’s theme is “Make Helotes ‘Amaizing’” (a play off

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