Members of the College Leadership Council attended a special retreat on Friday, May 12 to explore Northwest Vista College touchstones. The objective of the retreat was to: Recognize NVC culture Reconnect with NVC touchstones and operationalize them on a larger scale in today’s environment Design a system that promotes continued innovation Develop a communications plan… Read More


The last Bragging Breakfast of the semester, hosted by Northwest Vista College Student Success, helped to educate the audience of the many different functions of Student Success. To make it more engaging for the audience, Student Success had a quiz where the audience had to pick the right answer to win a prize. For instance… Read More


Congratulations to the Northwest Vista College Public Relations team for winning an excellence award for its online employee magazine, La reVista. The team was given the award for recently overhauling the college’s magazine and giving it a new design and back-end software. The Public Relations Society of America San Antonio chapter gave the NVC team… Read More


Northwest Vista College celebrated the grand opening of Vista Central in the Cypress Campus Center on May 9. Vista Central not only helps students enroll in college, but math faculty advise students in the center to make sure they get on the right path from the start. Debi Gaitan, NVC’s vice president for Student Success,… Read More


Monday, May 15 was a magical night for a little more than 700 Northwest Vista College graduates who took part in commencement at the Freeman Coliseum. Graduates from all walks of life were there celebrating with families and friends. One particular student, Veronica Koppetsch, had a big surprise in store for her elderly father who was in the… Read More


If you missed graduation, here’s Northwest Vista College President Dr. Baser’s speech to students: Graduates, tonight, I am feeling so proud of you. I am feeling your sense of excitement. However, there is one thing I am not feeling right now, and that is surprised. I am not surprised by your accomplishments and your success… Read More


Pecan Hall parking expansion and pedestrian safety improvements: The campus entrance from North Ellison near Pecan Hall will be closed from May 15th through July 24th.  The small disabled parking lot directly in front of the building will also be closed to vehicular traffic during this time.  Parking Lot 0 – Blazing Star (next to Pecan Hall)… Read More


Last year, the Alamo Colleges Foundation enthusiastically supported a request to provide $50,000 in total funding for faculty and staff innovation grants to Northwest Vista College and our sister colleges. The quality of last year’s proposals made the task of the selection committee extremely difficult. Four Faculty/Staff Innovation Grants up to $2,500 were awarded to… Read More


The opening reception for the NVC Annual Juried Show is May 10 from 12:30 to 2 pm. Join us in the Palmetto Center for the Arts (PCA) for light refreshments and a showcase of student artwork.  The exhibition is on display through mid-August, open to the public.… Read More


A few faculty and staff were honored recently at National Society of Leadership & Success Induction ceremony. The society is the nation’s largest leadership honor society and students are selected for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. The NSLS officers recognized a few employees… Read More


The second annual May 4th movie viewing at Northwest Vista College again brought big crowds to watch the movie from the Star Wars series. It’s estimated about 1,300 people attended the event to watch the free screening of “Rogue One.” Like last year, there was a costume contests for both adults and children, a Chewbacca… Read More