Northwest Vista Singers Snag Wins at South Texas Competition

National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) South Texas Chapter Spring Audition was very successful for Northwest Vista College on April 6 at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi. Ten singers from Northwest Vista College competed against singers from colleges and universities in our chapter. NVC was recognized with four finalists and one semi-finalist: [...]

NVC Psychology Students Present Original Research in New Mexico

More than a dozen current and former Northwest Vista College psychology students, along with NVC psychology faculty, Anna-Marie Evans, Jen Fox, and Don Lucas attended the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA) from April 5-7 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Established in 1953, SWPA represents American Psychological Association members living in Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, [...]

Vista Students Aim to Collect Most Items for Food Drive

Northwest Vista College nutrition students are hosting a food drive on campus. Jo Ann Gonzalez’s students are working on a service project with the Guadalupe Community Center and the students chose to also participate in the 40 Cans for Lent Food Drive. Last year, the class collected 550 pounds of food which was the second most [...]

Studying Tips and Living Away from Home

I have been attending college for about two years, and this is my first semester that I am taking courses for my degree. In the beginning of my college career, core classes were very easy to me. I could easily finish assignments and get good grades, which I though would be impossible with me [...]

What I Learned From My First Semester

My first semester was a wonderful experience, I liked the college lifestyle better than high school. Even though in college you get more freedom, you do have more responsibilities, and one of those responsibilities are your classes. After completing my first semester, I had to make a change. So I learned a few things: [...]

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. [...]