Alamo Colleges – Northwest Vista College (NVC) is ranked as the best community college in Texas for 2017 by BestColleges.com. This is the first time that the college has earned the top spot on the state list. The previous two years, the college was listed second on the Texas list of community colleges. The ranking… Read More


FREE Outdoor showing of the movie: “Rogue One – A Star Wars Story” Star Wars Costume Contest; Chewbacca Call Contest; Food Trucks; Popcorn and More! Come Out and Bring Your Whole Family! Activities begin at 7pm. Movie starts at Sundown (8:15 pm). Click Here to Let Us Know You’re Coming! (on Facebook)… Read More


This June, GM Financial plans to open its new 100,000 square-foot servicing center right up the street from Northwest Vista College on Ellison Drive. In the spirit of community, the company recently established the GM Financial Next Level Scholarship for full or part-time NVC students pursuing a plan of study in business. GM Financial has… Read More


Monica Del Campo-State Farm Agent, recently became a Bronze Sponsor for the newly formed Northwest Vista College Women’s Soccer Team. Del Campo says her decision to support the team comes from her own life experiences, which include becoming a woman entrepreneur. “I wanted to help these young women find inspiration and confidence in themselves,” she… Read More


Watch this video submitted by NVC Alumnus, Paul Bunker, Class of 2010, about his experience hiking the 2,185 mile Appalachian Trail with his son. Paul says together they helped raise funds benefiting “Help 4 Heroes,” a wounded veteran charity. You can also give the video a vote here and help Paul win a hiking “My… Read More


Major or Study/Degree Northwest Vista College Associate of Biology & Liberal Arts with a concentration in Peace and Conflict Studies University of Texas at Austin: Bachelor of Science and Arts: Major- Biology Minor/certificate: Pre-Health Profession & Business of Healthcare Austin Community College (became a National Certified EMT) Please share what you are doing now? Currently,… Read More


Northwest Vista College received two grants for the advanced materials technology (nanotechnology) program totaling $1.2 million. $763,417 from the National Science Foundation for a three-year program titled Alamo Institute for Materials Technology. $500,000 from the Texas Workforce Commission for a 12-month program titled “Just-In-Time” Training and Education in Advanced Materials. Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), who… Read More


Roy Juarez, Jr. is the president and owner for IMPACTtruth, an organization that helps to rekindle dreams in future leaders by providing inspirational workshops, speeches and mentorship opportunities for youth challenged by poverty, crime, discrimination or disability. Born and raised on the South Side of San Antonio, Roy Juarez, Jr. faced many challenges as a… Read More


Northwest Vista College continues to be accredited by SACSCOC and our courses remain transferable and eligible for financial aid. We have received a warning regarding our role as an individually accredited institution which operates as a part of a five college district. In our case, warning means that over the next twelve months, NVC will… Read More


“In honor of Donald Huggins and James Stewart. You are challenged by Northwest Vista College Alumni and Friends to consider paying it forward by supporting Vista scholarships. On this #GivingTuesday my family and I are blessed to support scholarship programs to honor the names of our fathers, Mr. Donald Huggins and Mr. James Stewart. The donations… Read More