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


Congratulations to Jeremiah Copple, recipient of the Northwest Vista College Alumni and Friends Scholarship for 2018 Jeremiah is a music marketing major with plans to transfer to the University of Texas at San Antonio. He says attending Vista will help refine his skills as a pianist and become a composer for media, such as movies… 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


Former NVC student, Alayah Benavidez, was recently crowned Miss Texas USA for 2019. Now a student at the University of Texas-San Antonio, Alayah is an O’Connor High School grad. Alayah has credited Northwest Vista College with helping in furthering her education debt free. She has previously held the titles of Miss San Antonio Texas Teen… Read More


Come and enjoy a free movie, Hocus Pocus, by the lake at Northwest Vista College. Activities start out with trick-or-treating for the kids, bounce houses, arts and crafts, a haunted house for older kids and a costume kids for adults and kids. At sundown the movie will show and stay afterwards to watch fireworks over… Read More


On most days of the week, you can find Northwest Vista College graduate Giovanni “Gio” Contreras coaching classes at LoneStar CrossFit in San Antonio – motivating students to get through a tough workout, do a few more pushups, keep their back straight when doing squats or giving advice about nutrition. Between coaching, finishing up his… 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


Dr. Ric Baser is featured on the front cover of the May 17 publication of  “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education” magazine. The article highlights Dr. Baser as prioritizing diversity as well as increasing retention and graduation rates in his four years of leadership at Northwest Vista College. It also provides an overview of Dr. Baser’s 37-year… Read More