“A hacker saw my financials recently…they felt bad for me and set up a Go Fund me page.” We can chuckle at this cyber humor, however, cyber crime is a serious problem in today’s world. Hackers pose a grave threat to a nation’s infrastructure at any given time. To combat these crimes, Cyber Security/Information Assurance… Read More


Recently, Northwest Vista’s Pat Fontenot and Julie Boerm took the Dual Credit program on the road to help about 140 elementary students, teachers and counselors learn about the program. They used current events and/or things students see now like YouTubing, hacking, or the Minecraft game and aligned them with some of the programs NVC offers.… Read More


In every team and department at Northwest Vista College, there are always great stories to tell that show faculty and staff going above and beyond. While it’s hard to capture every story, we hope to periodically share in this space some of the major accomplishments or projects that are taking place. Members of the executive… Read More


Corina Garcia NVC Dual Credit Student Success Specialist Core Value—Integrity What her peers say anonymously: Whether part of the team or individually, Corina wears many hats and works hard to help our students persevere in their success as potential graduates of NVC. Corina goes beyond what her title implies and helps brainstorm creative solutions for… Read More


Alan Alexis Galvez is the new part-time student service specialist and home school liaison for the Dual Credit Office at Northwest Vista College. Alan is thrilled to be working for the Alamo Colleges where he first began his college education. He has since transferred to The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) to pursue… Read More


Two groups of currently-enrolled Dual Credit students from Communication Arts High School recently toured Northwest Vista College for the first time. Julie Boerm director of NVC’s Dual Credit High School program, said “We want our Dual Credit students to feel more connected with NVC. The tour had several stops including the library, tutoring labs and getting… Read More


La reVista

Book Tour for Denise Tolan Congratulations to Denise Tolan! She recently read from her story, titled “Because You Are Dead,” in “The Best Small Fictions” book in Los Angeles on Nov. 8. She is traveling to New York City in December for a reading. Denise was among a short list of authors chosen for “The Best Small… Read More


Northwest Vista College’s Dual Credit program is one of those areas on campus that doesn’t have a large team or a ton of resources. However, it has been quietly helping NVC achieve its enrollment goals over the last several years. Since 2013-14, NVC Dual Credit has increased enrollment of about 27 percent from 2,823 high… Read More


Northwest Vista College’s first, annual Dual Credit High School Training in late October was a great success. The training had administrators from Northside School District, Boerne School District and Harmony Science all together in one room collaborating with each other and sharing their best practices. The training included the dual credit updates and application process for the… Read More


About: NVC Dual Credit program Ms. Boerm, Thank you for all your support in the dual credit program. I wanted to let you know that Austin’s participation in the dual credit program was instrumental in him being awarded the UTSA Top Scholar Award. The UTSA Top Scholar is awarded full tuition and fees, room and… Read More