According to a recent study 2 in 3 community college students are food insecure; meaning they have a limited availability of nutritionally adequate food. With over 40 percent of Northwest Vista College students on Pell grants, NVC plans to address this issue by creating its very own food pantry out. The pantry will have a… Read More


About the Celebration FREE Admission: Join us on Friday, May 4th for Northwest Vista’s annual Star Wars party. Come celebrate May the Fourth at Vista with an outdoor showing of The Last Jedi at our beautiful lake. There will be food trucks, Chewbacca call, music and more! Dress up in your best Star Wars outfit… Read More


Northwest Vista College is now accepting donations for the Vista Hunger Relief Drive. Proceeds raised will benefit NVC students experiencing food insecurity. Those interested in donating electronically can do so by visiting www.Alamo.edu/NVC/HUNGER Cash or checks can be hand-delivered to Lynne Dean in Manzanillo Hall,104G. Contributions of any amount are welcome. A donation box is also located in… Read More


I am pleased to inform you that the accreditation for Northwest Vista College (NVC) has been reaffirmed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Every 10 years, NVC must go through a rigorous reaffirmation of accreditation process to ensure academic quality and compliance with federal regulations. As an accredited college,… Read More


Congratulations to the NVC Drama department. At the annual Alamo Theatre Arts Council Awards presentation on Oct. 15 at the Empire Theatre in downtown San Antonio, NVC Drama’s production of “Grease” took home nine awards for Excellence in: Production (Mellissa Marlowe) Direction (Tim Hedgepeth) Set Design (Todd Deaver) Sound Design (Todd Deaver) Costume Design (Michelle… Read More


A Message From Northwest Vista College President Northwest Vista College was chosen to be eligible for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the country’s signature recognition of top achievement and performance in learning, certificate and degree completion, employment and earnings as well as high levels of access and success for minority and low-income… Read More


The Charles A. Dana Center at UT-Austin has recognized Northwest Vista College’s Mathematics and Engineering Departments’ approach as a “best practice” nationally. Furthermore, NVC Project Math Paths was nominated by the Charles A. Dana Center for the prestigious Bellwether Award. To learn more about Project Math Paths, click on the video.… Read More


In November, the Northwest Vista College Business Council will celebrate five years of supporting NVC students and fulfilling the employment needs of the local business community. The NVC Business Council meets monthly to support the college with involvement, collaboration and the sharing of professional knowledge and expertise. Membership dues of the Council are earmarked for… Read More


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