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Explore Your Future with Alamo Colleges!

We offer what you need to achieve success. Come explore with us and find out why so many students have decided to call the Alamo Colleges the pathway to their future.

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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513
Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 6:00pm


From literature and technical writing to composition and Integrated Reading and Writing (INRW), our faculty provide you with a world of discovery and practice. We will help you fine tune your writing skills and equip you with the tools necessary for academic and professional success. Whether you are an English or communications major, or just taking our courses to satisfy your degree requirements, we offer you a range of options to tailor your collegiate experience to your own goals, interests, and desires.

Visit the INRW web pages


Our mission is to help students be successful. In our developmental program, our faculty understand that math may not be your strongest subject, but we will work with you in ways that support your success. NVC also provides free tutoring as well as free workshops to give you additional support outside of class.  Faculty also offer math advising to make sure you are appropriately places and get on the right math path to reach your goal. Whether you are headed into a major that requires more math, or just need a college level math course, you will have options. We encourage you to speak with our Math Advocate to explore these options!

Visit the Dev Math web pages

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English Area Contacts

Debbie Perales
Administrative Secretary
Phone: (210)486-4856 
Office: JH-111

V. June Pedraza
Phone: (210) 486-4831
Office: JH-111

Math Area Contacts

Thomas Pressly 
Mathematics Academic Chair
Phone: (210)486-4841
Office: JH 213E

Dolores Garcia 
Administrative Services Specialist
Phone: (210)486-4814 
Office: JH-213

Mary Esther Cortez 
Administrative Services Specialist 
Phone: (210)486-4094
Office: JH 213