Northwest Vista College recently held a Goals Achievement Summit on Feb. 15 to celebrate many areas that were successful in their Wildly Important Goals or WIGs. Different departments displayed their WIG boards and even one area dressed up in graduation gowns to represent their efforts. NVC President Dr. Ric Baser said one of the over… Read More

Dr. Steven Rodriguez, assistant professor in Student Development at NVC, recently presented at the 37th annual conference on the First-Year Experience. As a former university academic dean and career assessment expert, his presentation detailed his recent research helping students discern their talents and skills to refine their career and college major choices. Dr. Rodriguez’s work… Read More

Northwest Vista College students may select from two paid internship opportunities this summer provided by members of the NVC Business Council. Nationwide is expanding its College 2 Career program and is accepting applications through April 16. Start date for the program is May 22. Participants in the program will have training in a customer service… Read More

Necola Glaze has joined Northwest Vista College as a senior advisor in Vista Central: Welcome Center and Admissions. She started at NVC as a part-time enrollment specialist in April of 2017, and was hired on full time as a senior advisor in January of this year. Necola is a U.S. Navy veteran of nearly 10… Read More

Northwest Vista College President Dr. Ric Baser started off the February bragging breakfast, hosted by NVC College Services, thanking everyone who helped with the bomb threat at the college on Thursday, Feb. 21. Right about 2:25 pm, the Alamo Colleges District Police Department were sweeping through Juniper Hall, along with local authorities, to find an… Read More

Northwest Vista College recently competed for the prestigious Bellwether Award at the 2018 Community College Futures Assembly. NVC was one of 30 colleges selected from a group of 230 community colleges throughout the nation that were nominated by external entities. Having further progressed to the top 10 list allowed NVC faculty and staff to present… Read More

Northwest Vista College is sponsoring a Welcome Center of the Future contest. Please help us design a Welcome Center that you believe represents the needs of our current and future students. Your innovative and creative ideas will inspire our design team to create an amazing Welcome Center for our wonderful NVC students. To enter the contest, we ask NVC… Read More

This year, Northwest Vista College is taking a different approach to creating its strategic plan for the next five years. The NVC Strategic Planning Steering Team said the goal is to have a more inclusive process of having faculty, staff, and students participate in shaping the future of NVC. To make it convenient for everyone,… Read More

Northwest Vista College’s Workforce academic programs have a new name in order to align with Alamo Colleges District’s (ACD) six institutes. Now called, NVC Computer Science, Technology & Business, the name change reflects the recognition that Associate of Applied Science (AAS) programs are also academic programs. ACD’s six institutes are: Creative & Communication Arts Business… Read More

Congrats to Angela Cavazos-Barajas in Student Success. She was presented the Patriotic Employer award today by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. This award was presented by Retired Master Sergeant Kerry Reyna on behalf of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Angela was nominated by her former student/ former work study Joseph… Read More

Two Northwest Vista College math faculty, Heidi Hunt-Ruiz and Eddie Bishop, along with NVC Vice President Deborah Gaitan, were invited to present at the Corequisite Conference at St. Philip’s College last week. The presentation was a very informative and well received by the audience. Anna Harwin, who served as a coach, mentor, and teacher of… Read More