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 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