Digital Video Students Help Nonprofits

For the Fall 2018 semester, Northwest Vista College Digital Video & Cinema Production had two sections of  Advanced Digital Video classes.  Eight nonprofit client projects were produced by students. These videos were recently screened for clients on Dec. 13.  Since these video projects began more than 10 years ago, DVCP students have saved the [...]

Stuck in the Middle: Life as a Non-Degree Seeking Student

A few months before graduating high school, I was forced to face a tough reality: If I didn’t get at least 80 percent of my college costs covered, I would not be attending a university. My parents, as hard as they work, were not in a position to contribute anything financially to my education. [...]

Pushing Yourself the Extra Mile

Spontaneity is the best. It’s exciting to be able to have the most bizarre and wonderful experiences you never would have known if you hadn’t taken the first step out of your comfort zone. While that step feels like the scariest feeling in the world, embracing change is so rewarding. I never would have [...]

How to Survive on a College Budget

At this point of the year, we are all familiar with the “broke college student” phrase that has been our excuse for mainly everything regarding finances. With holidays approaching and the semester coming to an end, our brains are filled to the brim and our wallets are…not. I will be sharing my personal tips [...]

Health Professionals Inspire NVC Students

Congrats to Northwest Vista College’s student club, Pre Health Delegation (PHD), of NVC’s Health & Biosciences Institute. Over 150 students attended a recent panel discussion, hosted by PHD, featuring health and science professionals who provided information on their own paths, careers, answered questions and served to inspire other students. The panel professionals were: Pharmacist- Michael [...]

Students Make the World a Better Place

Northwest Vista student Adam Ramirez is working to make the world abetter for cancer patients. Ramirez, an LVN and part-time student at Northwest Vista, got together with fellow classmates Katrina Lopez, Tanner Greven and Genesis Ramiro on a project aimed at making the world a better place. The group has been tasked by NVC [...]

NVC Student Earns Sought-After Military Award

Nearly 400 soldiers, sailors, and airmen from Joint Base San Antonio and neighboring areas, such as Fort Hood, Kileen; and Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs competed in the 2018 German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (GAFPB) competition hosted by the collaboration of Joint Base units at Lackland, Fort Sam Houston, Randolph, and Camp Bullis in [...]

NVC Students Present at Annual Geography Meeting

Three Northwest Vista Geography and Environmental Sustainability students, along with NVC’s Dr. Scott Walker, presented at the 2018 Southwest Division of the American Association of Geographers annual meeting from Oct. 3-6, at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. “Established in 1949, SWAAG exists to further professional investigations in geography, to encourage the application of [...]

Learning Hard Lessons the First Semester

As my first semester of college begins to approach it’s finish line, I can’t help but compile all the things I’ve learned throughout these past few months. I’m going to be honest, at first, I hated college. I wanted to go back to my high school homeroom and work on my word puzzle that [...]