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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. 

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    Celebrate Black History Month in February

    Northwest Vista College is celebrating Black History Month with a variety of events, including discussions, trivia, and more...
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    Blessing of the Peacemakers

    Northwest Vista College Celebrates Blessing of the Peacemakers on Jan. 28 at 3 p.m. Recognizing New 2024 Peace Laureates Father and Son Ramon Vasquez y Sanchez and Ramon J. Vasquez
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    Current NVC Students Encouraged to Participate in Two Contests

    Enter Student Essay and Graphic Design Contests for a chance to earn $1,000! Winning students will also get to travel to the International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence in Austin, Texas!
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    NVC: No. 3 on Best Texas Community College List

    Northwest Vista College has been named no. 3 on Intelligent.com's Best Community Colleges in Texas 2024, Offering a Diverse Range of Programs and a New Bachelor's Degree in Cloud Computing on the Horizon.
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    NVC Invited to Compete for 2025 Aspen Prize

    Northwest Vista College (NVC) is the only community college in San Antonio and one of 13 in Texas that has been invited to compete for the 2025 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.
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    NVC Offers Emergency Medical Technician Training

    Northwest Vista College will offer Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training starting in January 2024 through a partnership with San Antonio College.
    NVC Offers Emergency Medical Technician Training
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    NVC Students Receive Environmental Scholarships

    Through Geography and Environmental Studies at NVC, nine students were awarded just over $15,300 in scholarships for the fall 2023 semester...
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    NVC Expands Sciences Courses at WETC

    NVC has expanded course offerings at the new Westside Education & Training Center for students taking science classes this fall.
    NVC Expands Sciences Courses at WETC
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    NVC Announces Plans for First Baccalaureate Degree

    Northwest Vista College is working on its first ever bachelor’s degree, the Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) in Cloud Computing, starting in Fall 2024.
    NVC Announces Plans for First Baccalaureate Degree
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    NVC President Dr. Amy Bosley Joins Excelencia in Education

    Excelencia in Education announced that NVC President Dr. Amy Bosley has chosen to be part their efforts accelerating Latino student success in higher education...
    NVC President Dr. Amy Bosley Joins Excelencia in Education
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    NVC Students Complete 2023 Ecolab Research

    Three Northwest Vista College students completed a semester of undergraduate research at NVC’s Ecolab in Bandera in May.
    NVC Students Complete 2023 Ecolab Research
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    NVC Students Travel to Costa Rica for Adventure Trip

    Nine students enrolled in Physical Anthropology and Environmental Science wrapped up a 16-day adventure at three research stations in Costa Rica in early June.
    NVC Students Travel to Costa Rica for Adventure Trip
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    CompassionateUSA Founding Partners Meet

    The City of San Antonio, Alamo Colleges and NVC SA Peace Center - came together for a special community conversation with San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin.
    CompassionateUSA Founding Partners Meet
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    NVC Students Participate in NASA NCAS Program

    Two Northwest Vista College students are participating in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) Mission 3, a 10-day virtual program followed by five days onsite in Silicon Valley.
    NVC Students Participate in NASA NCAS Program

Spotlight Events

  • Cosmic Art Night

    Thursday, March 7, 7:00-9:00pm

    Free at Palmetto Center for the Arts! All are welcome: students, staff, faculty, families and public.

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  • NVC Art Alumni Exhibit

    Monday, January 22, 12:00pm

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Upcoming Events

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    NVC Early Voting Site: Feb. 20 - Mar. 1

    Tuesday, February 20
    Northwest Vista College will provide a location for joint primary early voting in Mountain Laurel Hall, MLH 101 A&B, as requested by Bexar County.
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    Painting with Jamie Foxx Speaker Re-Broadcast

    Wednesday, February 21
    Come join us for a re-broadcast of Painting with Jamie Foxx in Manzanillo Hall room 203 - paint, discussion, and delicious food will be shared in observance of Black History Month.
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    HONK! presented by NVC Drama

    Thursday, February 29, 7:30pm
    February 29 in the Palmetto Theatre - Free Admission - a musical adaptation of the 1843 Hans Christian Andersen story The Ugly Duckling, incorporating a message of tolerance.
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    HONK! presented by NVC Drama

    Friday, March 1, 7:30pm
    March 1, 2 in the Palmetto Theatre - Free Admission - a musical adaptation of the 1843 Hans Christian Andersen story The Ugly Duckling, incorporating a message of tolerance.
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    NVC Election Day Voting Site: Mar. 5

    Tuesday, March 5
    Northwest Vista College will provide a location for joint primary election day voting in Mountain Laurel Hall, MLH 101 A&B, as requested by Bexar County.
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    Q&A with Samira Thompson, DDS. Oral Surgeon and Army Veteran

    Wednesday, March 6
    Dr. Thompson is a proud native Texan, attended Health Careers High School, graduated from UTSA and from UT Health Science Center San Antonio dental school, Magna Cum Laude. She has also served in the military...
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    HONK! presented by NVC Drama

    Thursday, March 7, 7:30pm
    March 7, 8, 9 in the Palmetto Theatre - Free Admission - a musical adaptation of the 1843 Hans Christian Andersen story The Ugly Duckling, incorporating a message of tolerance.
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    Spring Break 2024

    Monday, March 11
    There will be no classes on March 11 - 17. The campus will be closed.
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    March 18 - Last Day to Register for Spring Flex II

    Monday, March 18
    Register Today! March 18 is the last day to register for Spring Flex II 8-week courses.
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    Easter Break

    Friday, March 29
    All Alamo Colleges District campuses (including Northwest Vista College) will be closed Friday, March 29 for the Easter holiday break and will reopen on the following Monday with normal business hours.