Let’s Keep Dancing, Creating and Learning Together this Fall!!

The Alamo Colleges and Northwest Vista College has determined that remote learning is the best way (right now) for you to keep making progress towards your educational goals while staying safe. So this fall semester, NVC Dance will offer live interactive studio training with personalized feedback through Zoom, Flipgrid, and a variety of other [...]
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Easier Transition to Engineering Degrees for Students

Northwest Vista College students will now be able to get an easier transition to a bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a new partnership between Alamo Colleges and the The University of Texas at San Antonio. TATE, which stands for UTSA Transfer Academy for Tomorrow’s Engineers (TATE) program, will allow NVC students to co-enroll at [...]

Staying Focused – Even During a Pandemic

The life of a college student can be busy especially if they are working and going to college part time – even during a pandemic. For Jerrel Williams, busy is his middle name! This US Army veteran not only attends Northwest Vista College, but is a husband, a dad to two elementary-school age children, [...]

Thank You for Making Education a Priority

Dear NVC Students, Thank you for making education a priority. With so much happening around us right now in regards to the coronavirus, you may be wondering what the future holds. As a parent and grandparent, who has two sons in college and a granddaughter in elementary school, education is important to me on [...]

How to Stay Healthy as a College Student

A student’s performance in school is heavily dependent on their overall health. Whether it’d be pertaining to their mental or physical health. As we approach the middle of the semester, it is crucial for student’s to take care of their well-being. All aspects of health correlate to each other and often times when we’re [...]

NVC Student Gets Priceless Opportunity to Take Part in NASA Program

Northwest Vista College student Steven Moore is so knowledgeable about being on a plant-based diet, he incorporated his vegan lifestyle into a Mars proposal as part of NASA’s Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) program that he participated in over the summer. In order to survive on Mars, he said astronauts will have to adopt [...]

Time for a Career Change…Back to School I Go

Who wants to go to work and argue all day? Not I. Not anymore. I decided to change my career instead. This was a major decision. I had to understand that for a period of 2 years, I would have to: Give up substantial income; Travel less; Pamper myself less; Stop helping others financially; [...]

I Have not Failed, I’ve Just Found 10,000 Ways That Won’t Work

How does one just know what they want to be? I’ve always been a good student who was in class every day, even when I was sick. I did my homework, made A’s and B’s, but when I graduated high school, I realized I had no idea what I wanted to do. I needed [...]

Why I Chose to Attend a Community College

As a high school senior, I felt pressured when I noticed my peers were applying to and planning to attend four year universities. But, I never felt obligated to follow the crowd and pursue something that I knew wasn’t for me. Going into college, I wasn’t sure about many things, but I was sure [...]