Achieving Goals – Even During a Pandemic!

When I first attended NVC, it was a goal of mine to eventually graduate and receive an associate degree. After two years, I can finally say that I have achieved these goals. These past two years have been troublesome as I navigated my way through college as a first- generation student. I picked up [...]

NVC Student Recognized by People Magazine for Tackling Mental Health

It’s not every day that Northwest Vista College students get to claim that People Magazine gave them a shout out or in Micah Palacios’ case – a feature in their digital magazine. Micah was one of 11 girls featured in its story on, “Meet PEOPLE’s Girls Changing the World in 2020.” The magazine said, [...]

Tips for Successful Remote Learning

In the beginning of each semester, I take time to write down some goals I have for each class. The goals vary from semester to semester and of course from subject to subject. But this semester they have been adjusted to fit my remote learning needs. Remote learning has been quite the adjustment for [...]

Flattening the Curve while Earning a College Degree

On March 13, I packed up my belongings from my work desk at Northwest Vista College. I remember debating on whether or not I should keep a bag of pretzels in my drawer for when I come back to my work study job. I decided against it since they’d probably be stale by the [...]

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 [...]