Northwest Vista College alumna, Arica Basil, AA’14, has been selected as the first guest NVC Alumni Dance Choreographer. In this role, Arica will collaborate with NVC students from the Repertory Dance Ensemble to create original choreography to be performed at Vista Dances on May 4 at 8:00pm in the Palmetto Theater. Arica’s journey in dance… Read More


The Dance program at Northwest Vista College, a part of the Fine and Performing Arts and Kinesiology department, has announced its first NVC Dance Alumni Call for Choreography. Aimed at connecting current students, college alumni and the greater San Antonio community through dance, the invitation provides a unique collaborative opportunity which can only take place… Read More


This past May, Jessica Perotte, Class of 2010, was invited to be guest speaker at the 2018 Northwest Vista College Commencement Ceremony. She delivered a power message of encouragement to the Class of 2018. You can watch her speech and the entire ceremony below. 850 Northwest Vista College graduates participated in the 2018 Commencement ceremony… Read More


The Rio Grande Valley of deep south Texas is considered by many reporting agencies to be among the most uninsured regions in the nation. Recently, NVC Alumnus, Julien Mahler, Class of 2012, along with a cohort of fellow medical students at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, spearheaded efforts to open… 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


“An associate degree serves as a reminder that I’m not done with my educational goals.” As a busy single mom of a teenage daughter, Angelica Esparza hasn’t pushed her educational goals to the side. After receiving her associate of arts degree from Northwest Vista College in 2010, her new objective is to get a bachelor’s… Read More


“Obtaining an associate’s degree at NVC was one of the greatest choices I’ve made in my educational journey.” Desiree recently completed an Associate of Science degree from NVC. She currently attends, and is employed at, the University of Texas San Antonio, working towards a bachelor’s degree in Community Health. Her next steps in education include… Read More


“I came back to school because in the job market I was considered under qualified. I had the work experience but I lacked a degree.” While Dustyn Taylor received an associate degree in General Studies from Northwest Vista College in May 2012, he hasn’t quite left. Dustyn works in NVC’s I.T. Department and is currently… Read More


“…Continuing on is the challenge that will be more rewarding then you can imagine.” Jeremiah graduated from Northwest Vista College in 2012 with an Associate of Applied Science in Digital Media. He also earned a Marketable Skills Achievement Award in Web Design and a Certificate of Completion in Digital Media. Currently, Jeremiah works at Northwest… Read More


“NVC has influenced me in the right direction of my goal to work in the field of Communication.” Katelyn is a 2012 Northwest Vista College alumni and a current Communications major at UTSA. She graduated from NVC with a degree in New Media Communications.  Katelyn also works part-time with the Northwest Vista College Public Relations… Read More


“An associate’s degree gave us a head start in creating our business.” Mark and Angela Walley both graduated from Northwest Vista College in 2007, with associate’s degrees in New Media Communication. The husband and wife team are now small business owners, working full time as filmmakers with their independent production company, Walley Films. Their experiences… Read More


“I have a lot of pride in my work and in my children from having attended NVC.” Matilde Rico earned her Associate of Arts in General Studies at Northwest Vista College in 2012.  Her success continued at UTSA, where she completed a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. Both a former student and employee at NVC, Matilde’s… Read More