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

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 Federal Pell grants, NVC plans to address this issue by creating its very own food pantry. 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 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