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NVC began offering classes in the fall of 1995 as one of the newest additions to the Alamo Colleges District. As of 2018, there are over 18,000 students taking courses at NVC. Most of the classes offered lead to a two-year associate degree or a one-year certificate option.

NVC News & Announcements

The latest news, important announcements, and success stories from NVC. Watch for news below and visit Return to Campus for online resources...

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    NVC Celebrates Grand Opening of New $33.9 Million Cedar Elm STEM Center

    NVC will celebrate the grand opening of the $33.9 million Cedar Elm STEM Center with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. on May 25.
    NVC Celebrates Grand Opening of New $33.9 Million Cedar Elm STEM Center
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    New Vista Veterans Library Opens at NVC

    This is a place where multigenerational veterans can come together to find the camaraderie and fellowship that they were accustomed to while serving in the military...
    New Vista Veterans Library Opens at NVC
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    NVC and the Alamo Colleges Break Ground on New $23 Million Education and Training Center

    Click below for the news release...
    NVC and the Alamo Colleges Break Ground on New $23 Million Education and Training Center
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    English as a Second Language

    Summer classes will begin May 30, 2022. Learn ESL at NVC where we create opportunities for success by providing quality learning and enrichment experiences to meet the various needs of students!
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    NVC Search for President

    We're looking for the next President to lead the college into the future following the retirement of current President Ric Baser...
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    NVC Recognized for Fourth Time by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

    San Antonio (April 20, 2022) - Northwest Vista College has been named one of the 2022 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges (MPPWCC) by Diverse...
    NVC Recognized for Fourth Time by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
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    Excellence in Teaching Awards

    Students, please take the time to recognize your best instructor by nominating him/her for the Excellence in Teaching Awards. You may only vote for one instructor per semester. Get started today and fill out our nomination form.
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    Career Experience

    Opportunities for students to build career-related skills and connect with employers through experiential learning activities and internships. Join Our AlamoExperience page for updates and current events!
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    NVC Launches Pre-Nursing Cohort

    This group is designed to help students to accelerate their preparation and acceptance into nursing schools and includes automatic course enrollment, a personal faculty mentor, nursing school tours, and more!
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    NVC Among Top 25 Community Colleges for Hispanics

    Northwest Vista College ranks high in several categories on the list for Top 25 Community Colleges for Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine, released in the February/March issue.
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    San Antonio peaceCenter Moves to Northwest Vista College

    Northwest Vista College will take part in the “Blessing of the San Antonio Peacemakers.” The theme this year is “What Do We Hunger For.”
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    NVC President Announces Retirement After 41 Years in Higher Education

    Dr. Ric N. Baser, president of Northwest Vista College, announced today that he will retire as president of the second-largest community college in San Antonio, effective June 1, 2022.
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    Veterans - Request for Enrollment Certification

    VA students may now submit their Request for Enrollment Certification online. Please click below for more information.
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    Carl D. Perkins Grant Child Care Assistance Program

    The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins V) focuses on developing academic achievement for students enrolled in CTE programs that are in high-demand locally and at the state level.
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    NVC Nominated for $1 Million Aspen Prize

    NVC is the only community college in San Antonio and one of eight in Texas that has been invited to compete for the 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The recognition was announced Nov. 2 by the Aspen Institute.
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Spotlight Events

  • High School Art Students Exhibit 2022

    Wednesday, June 1

    Honoring San Antonio's High School Art Students and Teachers, the goal of this exhibit is to showcase works by art students chosen by the art instructors from Northside ISD high schools participating in dual credit at NVC.

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Upcoming Events

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    Lantana Review A literary Journal

    Saturday, June 4
    Writers and artists, send in your artwork for review before our deadline on June 1.
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    Lantana Review

    Saturday, June 4
    Artist, send in your artwork for review before our deadline on June 1.
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    High School Art Students Exhibit 2022

    Friday, July 1
    Honoring San Antonio's High School Art Students and Teachers, the goal of this exhibit is to showcase works by art students chosen by the art instructors from Northside ISD high schools participating in dual credit at NVC.
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    High School Art Students Exhibit 2022

    Monday, August 1
    Honoring San Antonio's High School Art Students and Teachers, the goal of this exhibit is to showcase works by art students chosen by the art instructors from Northside ISD high schools participating in dual credit at NVC.